D Class Tram Sydney Road 2

Service changes

Tram timetable changes in April 2024

From 28 April 2024, there will be timetable changes for routes 19, 30, 57, 59 and 82, making Melbourne’s tram network more reliable and efficient.

Tram timetable changes in October 2023

From Monday 30 October 2023, there will be timetable changes for routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 11, 12, 16, 35, 58, 64, 67, 72, 78, 86, and 109.

Tram timetable changes in April 2023

From Sunday 16 April 2023, there will be minor changes to journey times and timetables on the Williams, Flinders and Collins street tram corridors.

New tram timetables in October 2022

From 16 October 2022, there will be timetable changes to Routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 35, 64, 67, 72, 86, and 96. These changes will improve journey times along Bourke and Swanston street corridors.



Gardiner tram substation

We're engaging with the community and seeking feedback to inform the design of the new tram substation near the corner of Burke Road and King Street, Glen Iris.

Routes 82 and 86 Tram Corridor Development Project

We're analysing and assessing feedback to help shape our plans for better tram stops and street improvements.

La Trobe Street tram stop upgrades

We're delivering 12 level-access tram stops at six locations along La Trobe Street to improve accessibility, passenger safety and service reliability. These stops will also provide better connectivity to the new State Library Station, which is part of the Metro Tunnel Project.

Reservoir substation

We're building a new substation at 816 Plenty Road, Reservoir to replace the existing substation and provide more power to the network.

Glenferrie Road bridge upgrade works

From Monday 16 January to Friday 21 April 2023, important bridge strengthening and tram track renewal works will take place on Glenferrie Road between Como Street and Station Street in Malvern.

Parkville substation

We’re replacing the existing tram driver’s amenity building located in the tram reserve in Royal Park.

Brunswick depot precinct upgrade

We're upgrading Brunswick Tram Depot to keep it running efficiently, safely and reliably. Give us your feedback online or meet us in person at a pop-up session on Sydney Road in July.

Introduction to tram substations

Tram substations contain electrical equipment to convert the local power supply into the voltage needed to run the tram network.

Gardiners Creek bridge upgrade works

From 10pm Friday 21 January to 5am Saturday 29 January, Glenferrie Road, between Toorak Road and Riversdale Road in Kooyong will be closed for essential bridge upgrade and tram track renewal works. Buses will replace Route 16 trams during this time.

Tram stop upgrade - Stop 4, William Street/Collins Street

We’re upgrading Stop 4, William/Collins Street, to create raised side platforms, which will be fully integrated with Melbourne’s expanding fleet of low-floor trams.

Merri Creek bridge upgrade works

The Victorian Government is investing $1.3 million to upgrade the bridge over the Merri Creek on High Street in Northcote. This work is being completed as part of the Securing the Safety and Productivity of Victoria’s Road Network program.

Route 58 infrastructure upgrades

We're upgrading Melbourne's tram network to deliver accessible transport and meet Melbourne's future transport needs. Route 58 has been selected as the next route for E-Class trams as it services key employment areas including the Parkville medical precinct, CBD, South Yarra and population growth areas.

South Yarra Tram Stop Upgrade

We’ve upgraded South Yarra Station, one of Melbourne’s busiest stations, as we also prepare our network for the Metro Tunnel. The final stage of work to construct a level-access tram stop on Toorak Road was completed in June 2021. Finishing works involving planting and paving will take place in early 2022. 

New tram substation in Reynard Street, Pascoe Vale

We’re building a new tram power substation in Pascoe Vale South to meet Melbourne’s future transport needs and the increased demands on the tram network. This includes the roll-out of more E-class trams, which are our biggest and most accessible. To do this we need to make sure there is enough power to keep the network operating smoothly, reliably and safely.

Tram stop enhancement works

As part of the Victorian Government’s $328.4 million investment into critical public transport and road maintenance upgrades to create and support more than 600 jobs, we’re delivering a range of safety and operational improvements across Melbourne’s iconic tram network.