Public transport network changes

Better town buses for Gisborne

From Monday 20 November, Gisborne town buses (GisBus) will offer an extra 15 services per week on Route 473. The improvements also include better coverage in south eastern Gisborne and making all Bullengarook diversions part of the Route 474 on-demand service.

For details, call 1800 800 007 or from Monday 23 October see Route 473 information or Route 474 information.

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More reliable bus timetables for Melbourne’s south east

From 5 November, passengers in Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs will have more reliable bus services with the introduction of adjusted timetables on 14 routes operated by Ventura. The changes will also make connections to trains more consistent.

Click the links below to view your new route information:

  • Route 677 Lilydale Station to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via The Gateway and Switchback Road
  • Route 663 Belgrave to Lilydale via Kallista, The Patch, Monbulk and Mt Evelyn
  • Route 664 Chirnside Park Shopping Centre to Knox City Shopping Centre via Croydon and Bayswater
  • Route 671 Croydon to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via Warrien Road and Patrick Avenue
  • Route 672 Croydon to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via Croydon Hills and Wonga Park
  • Route 679 Ringwood to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via Montrose, Mt Evelyn and Lilydale
  • Route 705 Mordialloc to Springvale via Braeside and Clayton South*
  • Route 802 Dandenong Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre via Mulgrave and Oakleigh
  • Route 804 Dandenong Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre via Wheelers Hill and Oakleigh
  • Route 815 Dandenong to Noble Park
  • Route 848 Dandenong Station to Brandon Park Shopping Centre via Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre
  • Route 850 Dandenong Station to Glen Waverly Station via Mulgrave and Brandon Park
  • Route 862 Dandenong Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre via Dandenong North and Oakleigh

*The new timetable for Route 705 will start from 29 October.

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More ferry services for French Island and Phillip Island

From 27 October, residents and visitors will benefit from more ferry services between Stony Point, French Island and Phillip Island. There will be 12 extra return services from Stony Point and one extended return service per week.

For more information, see Western Port Ferry or call 1800 800 007.

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Better weekend services on Elsternwick buses

Weekend services on Route 246 - Elsternwick to Clifton Hill, and Route 606 - Elsternwick to Fisherman’s Bend will be improved with increased span of hours and more frequent Sunday services on Route 246.

The changes will start on Sunday 29 October. For details, call 1800 800 007 or see Route 246 information and Route 606 information.

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New bus service for Deer Park

Residents in northern Deer Park will benefit from the new Route 422 which will provide an hourly connection between Sunshine Station and Brimbank shopping centre. The service will run via Station Road, Tilburn Road and Forest Street, 7am and 8:30pm on weekdays, 8am to 7:30pm on Saturdays and 9am to 6:30pm on Sundays.

Services will start on 29 October. For details, see Route 422 information or call 1800 800 007.

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Better Route 823 service for Classic Residences

From Sunday 29 October, Route 823 will travel from Dendy Street to Marriage Road.

This change will make it easier for residents of Classic Residences Retirement Village to catch the bus by extending the route to Thomas Street.

For details, see Route 823 information or call 1800 800 007.

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Boost for buses in Caroline Springs area

From 26 November, six bus routes will be upgraded and a new route added to the Caroline Springs bus network:

  • Route 215 will be more frequent on weekend afternoons and short trips between Caroline Springs and Burnside will be removed
  • Route 216 will operate between Sunshine Station and Brighton Beach and be replaced by the new route 426 between the Caroline Springs Town Centre and Sunshine
  • Route 456 will travel via Neale Road and Hopkins Road instead of Caroline Springs Boulevard. There will also be earlier morning services Monday to Saturday
  • Routes 426 and 456 will provide better coordination with trains on the Sunbury line
  • Route 420 will be more frequent on Sundays during the day
  • Route 461 will be re-routed via Holland Way to improve coverage west of Caroline Springs Boulevard
  • Route 462 will operate more frequently during peak periods

More information will be available from late October.

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Minor route change for Route 10 Alfredton to Ballarat Station via Wendouree

From Sunday 17 September 2017, Route 10 Alfredton to Ballarat Station via Wendouree will no longer travel down Forest Street between Howitt and Norman streets.

Instead, Route 10 will continue to travel along Norman Street to Invermay Park and then head south down Doveton Street North towards Ballarat Station.

This change to Route 10 will provide residents with an east-west link, enabling them to a travel to local destinations such as Wendouree Indoor Netball Complex, Stockland Wendouree Shopping Centre, Ryan’s SUPA IGA Northway and the Ballarat General Cemetery.

For more information, see Route 10 information or call 1800 800 007.

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More choice with more services for V/Line passengers

A new timetable for regional Victoria came into effect on 27 August, with 151 new services every week.

Find out more about the V/Line train, coach and bus timetable changes.

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More peak period trains for the Metro network

Timetables on the Sunbury, Werribee, Craigieburn, Hurstbridge and Frankston lines were updated on 27 August.

An extra 30 services nowl run every week on the Craigieburn, Sunbury and Werribee lines, giving passengers more choice during the busiest times of day.

Find out more about the Metro timetable changes.

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Route 833 is growing

Route 833 has been extended to give passengers better access to schools, shops and Carrum Station.

The bus will travel the same path between Frankston and Frankston-Dandenong Road before continuing to Carrum Station via Wedge Road, McCormicks Road, Thompson Road and McLeod Road.

For more information, see Route information or call 1800 800 007.

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Earlier services for better connections on the bus from Lancefield to Kyneton via Sunbury

Some services on the bus route from Lancefield to Kyneton via Sunbury bus route now leave earlier, giving passengers better connections to trains and buses to school at Sunbury Station.

The new departure times will be:

  • 6:20am from Lancefield to Sunbury (previously 6:30am), arriving Sunbury Station at 6:55am.

  • 7:40am from Lancefield to Sunbury (previously 8:10am ), arriving Sunbury Station at 8:15am.

  • 7am from Sunbury to Lancefield (previously 7:20am), arriving Lancefield at 7:35am.

For more information, see Route information or call 1800 800 007.

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Route 86 realignment

Route 86 Drouin Station - Drouin North via McNeilly Road now travels along Albert Road.

For more information, see Route information or call 1800 800 007.

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Changes to tram Route 58 in South Yarra

Tram Route 58 now travels down Toorak Road West and turns right onto St Kilda Road. It no longer stops on Park Street and Domain Road.

Tram Route 58 now stops at two new accessible stops, Fawkner Park and Toorak Road, and the Bowen Crescent stop.

There’s no change to how often the bus runs and travel times are the same. The timetable hasn’t changed for existing stops.

More information is available on the Yarra Trams website.

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Public transport network changes

Better town buses for Gisborne

From Monday 20 November, Gisborne town buses (GisBus) will offer an extra 15 services per week on Route 473. The improvements also include better coverage in south eastern Gisborne and making all Bullengarook diversions part of the Route 474 on-demand service.

For details, call 1800 800 007 or from Monday 23 October see Route 473 information or Route 474 information.

>back to top

More reliable bus timetables for Melbourne’s south east

From 5 November, passengers in Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs will have more reliable bus services with the introduction of adjusted timetables on 14 routes operated by Ventura. The changes will also make connections to trains more consistent.

Click the links below to view your new route information:

  • Route 677 Lilydale Station to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via The Gateway and Switchback Road
  • Route 663 Belgrave to Lilydale via Kallista, The Patch, Monbulk and Mt Evelyn
  • Route 664 Chirnside Park Shopping Centre to Knox City Shopping Centre via Croydon and Bayswater
  • Route 671 Croydon to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via Warrien Road and Patrick Avenue
  • Route 672 Croydon to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via Croydon Hills and Wonga Park
  • Route 679 Ringwood to Chirnside Park Shopping Centre via Montrose, Mt Evelyn and Lilydale
  • Route 705 Mordialloc to Springvale via Braeside and Clayton South*
  • Route 802 Dandenong Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre via Mulgrave and Oakleigh
  • Route 804 Dandenong Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre via Wheelers Hill and Oakleigh
  • Route 815 Dandenong to Noble Park
  • Route 848 Dandenong Station to Brandon Park Shopping Centre via Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre
  • Route 850 Dandenong Station to Glen Waverly Station via Mulgrave and Brandon Park
  • Route 862 Dandenong Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre via Dandenong North and Oakleigh

*The new timetable for Route 705 will start from 29 October.

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More services on for French Island and Phillip Island

From 27 October, residents and visitors will benefit from more ferry services between Stony Point, French Island and Phillip Island. There will be 12 extra return services from Stony Point and one extended return service per week.

For more information, see Western Port Ferry or call 1800 800 007.

>back to top

Better weekend services on Elsternwick buses

Weekend services on Route 246 - Elsternwick to Clifton Hill, and Route 606 - Elsternwick to Fisherman’s Bend will be improved with increased span of hours and more frequent Sunday services on Route 246.

The changes will start on Sunday 29 October. For details, call 1800 800 007 or see Route 246 information and Route 606 information.

>back to top

New bus service for Deer Park

Residents in northern Deer Park will benefit from the new Route 422 which will provide an hourly connection between Sunshine Station and Brimbank shopping centre. The service will run via Station Road, Tilburn Road and Forest Street, 7am and 8:30pm on weekdays, 8am to 7:30pm on Saturdays and 9am to 6:30pm on Sundays.

Services will start on 29 October. For details, see Route 422 information or call 1800 800 007.

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Better Route 823 service for Classic Residences

From Sunday 29 October, Route 823 will travel from Dendy Street to Marriage Road.

This change will make it easier for residents of Classic Residences Retirement Village to catch the bus by extending the route to Thomas Street.

For details, see Route 823 information or call 1800 800 007.

>back to top

Boost for buses in Caroline Springs area

From 26 November, six bus routes will be upgraded and a new route added to the Caroline Springs bus network:

  • Route 215 will be more frequent on weekend afternoons and short trips between Caroline Springs and Burnside will be removed
  • Route 216 will operate between Sunshine Station and Brighton Beach and be replaced by the new route 426 between the Caroline Springs Town Centre and Sunshine
  • Route 456 will travel via Neale Road and Hopkins Road instead of Caroline Springs Boulevard. There will also be earlier morning services Monday to Saturday
  • Routes 426 and 456 will provide better coordination with trains on the Sunbury line
  • Route 420 will be more frequent on Sundays during the day
  • Route 461 will be re-routed via Holland Way to improve coverage west of Caroline Springs Boulevard
  • Route 462 will operate more frequently during peak periods

More information will be available from late October.

>back to top

Minor route change for Route 10 Alfredton to Ballarat Station via Wendouree

From Sunday 17 September 2017, Route 10 Alfredton to Ballarat Station via Wendouree will no longer travel down Forest Street between Howitt and Norman streets.

Instead, Route 10 will continue to travel along Norman Street to Invermay Park and then head south down Doveton Street North towards Ballarat Station.

This change to Route 10 will provide residents with an east-west link, enabling them to a travel to local destinations such as Wendouree Indoor Netball Complex, Stockland Wendouree Shopping Centre, Ryan’s SUPA IGA Northway and the Ballarat General Cemetery.

For more information, see Route 10 information or call 1800 800 007.

>back to top

 

More choice with more services for V/Line passengers

A new timetable for regional Victoria came into effect on 27 August, with 151 new services every week.

Find out more about the V/Line train, coach and bus timetable changes.

>back to top

More peak period trains for the Metro network

Timetables on the Sunbury, Werribee, Craigieburn, Hurstbridge and Frankston lines were updated on 27 August.

An extra 30 services nowl run every week on the Craigieburn, Sunbury and Werribee lines, giving passengers more choice during the busiest times of day.

Find out more about the Metro timetable changes.

>back to top

Route 833 is growing

Route 833 has been extended to give passengers better access to schools, shops and Carrum Station.

The bus will travel the same path between Frankston and Frankston-Dandenong Road before continuing to Carrum Station via Wedge Road, McCormicks Road, Thompson Road and McLeod Road.

For more information, see Route information or call 1800 800 007.

>back to top

Earlier services for better connections on the bus from Lancefield to Kyneton via Sunbury

Some services on the bus route from Lancefield to Kyneton via Sunbury bus route now leave earlier, giving passengers better connections to trains and buses to school at Sunbury Station.

The new departure times will be:

  • 6:20am from Lancefield to Sunbury (previously 6:30am), arriving Sunbury Station at 6:55am.

  • 7:40am from Lancefield to Sunbury (previously 8:10am ), arriving Sunbury Station at 8:15am.

  • 7am from Sunbury to Lancefield (previously 7:20am), arriving Lancefield at 7:35am.

For more information, see Route information or call 1800 800 007.

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Route 86 realignment

Route 86 Drouin Station - Drouin North via McNeilly Road now travels along Albert Road.

For more information, see Route information or call 1800 800 007.

>back to top

Changes to tram Route 58 in South Yarra

Tram Route 58 now travels down Toorak Road West and turns right onto St Kilda Road. It no longer stops on Park Street and Domain Road.

Tram Route 58 now stops at two new accessible stops, Fawkner Park and Toorak Road, and the Bowen Crescent stop.

There’s no change to how often the bus runs and travel times are the same. The timetable hasn’t changed for existing stops.

More information is available on the Yarra Trams website.

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