Major disruptions on metropolitan trains

Summer blitz metro train image

Be sure to plan ahead and allow more time for your journey during the major works this summer, especially if you're travelling over the holiday period.

Plan your journey before you travel using our Journey planner, consider alternatives if you can and travel outside of peak times if possible.

There'll also be a range of other smaller disruptions for essential works across the network. See Disruptions for information on all current and upcoming disruptions across Victoria.

November and December

Major disruptions in November and December
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Cranbourne Buses replace trains between Dandenong and Cranbourne and Caulfield and Cranbourne at differing times Thursday 26 November Wednesday 2 December
Werribee

Buses replace trains between Laverton and Werribee

Sunday 29 November Sunday 27 December
Lilydale Buses replace trains between Ringwood and Lilydale Friday 11 December Sunday 20 December

January

Major disruptions in January
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish

Craigieburn

Buses replace trains on a section of the Craigieburn Line Thursday 7 January Saturday 16 January

Cranbourne

Buses replace trains between Dandenong and Cranbourne Sunday 17 January Thursday 21 January
Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston Buses replace trains between on a section of the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston lines Friday 22 January Tuesday 26 January
Frankston and Stony Point Buses replace trains between Mordialloc and Frankston/Stony Point Sunday 31 January Sunday 7 February

February

Major disruptions in February
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Lilydale Buses replace trains between Ringwood and Lilydale Tuesday 9 February Friday 19 February
Sunbury Buses replace trains between North Melbourne and Sunbury Friday 26 February Monday 8 March

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