Notification

Alamein, Belgrave and Lilydale lines: Buses replacing trains after 8.30pm each night from Monday 17 December to Wednesday 19 December 2018

Added: 3 December 2018

Buses replace trains between Burnley and Box Hill/Alamein stations each night from from Monday 17 December to Wednesday 19 December, 8.30pm to last train, due to maintenance works.

Journey times may be increased by 45 minutes.

Download journey times between Burnley and Box Hill/Alamein stations: Monday 17 December to Wednesday 19 December, 8.30pm to last train each night (PDF) 110kb

Service changes

Buses replace Belgrave/Lilydale trains between Burnley and Box Hill stations. Buses replace Alamein trains between Burnley and Alamein stations.

Travelling on rail-replacement services

Passengers with special needs are advised to contact their local train station in advance or ask staff at the replacement bus stops to organise travel.

For the safety and comfort of all passengers, there are restrictions on what you may take with you on buses and trams.

You cannot:

  • Take a conventional bike on a bus or tram (only folding bikes that meet the size criteria).
  • Take an animal on a bus or tram unless it is in a suitable container. Exceptions apply for assistance dogs.
  • Take a surfboard on a tram or a bus.

For further information, see Luggage, bikes and animals.

Stop locations for replacement buses

Replacement bus stop locations (Burnley – Camberwell stations)

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Burnley

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Swan Street, Tram Stop #14

Exit Burnley Station on to Burnley Street and walk to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing to cross Burnley Street and again to cross Swan Street. Turn left and continue to Metro designated bus stop near tram stop #14.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Swan Street, Tram Stop #12

Exit Burnley Station on to Burnley Street and walk to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing to cross Burnley Street and walk approximately 50 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Hawthorn

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road

Exit Hawthorn Station on to Burwood Road. Turn right and walk approximately 25 metres to pedestrian crossing. Cross Burwood Road and turn left. Walk approximately 25 metres to Metro designated bus stop, opposite Hawthorn Station entrance.

Bus Stop

Burwood Road, Hawthorn Station entrance

Exit Hawthorn Station on to Burwood Road. Proceed to bus stop in front of station entrance.

Glenferrie

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road and Serpells Lane

Exit Glenferrie Station into car park on Serpells Lane. Walk to Burwood Road and turn left. Walk straight to Metro designated bus stop in front of Swinburne University.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road and Kent Street

Exit Glenferrie Station into car park on Serpells Lane. Walk to Burwood Road and turn left. Walk approximately 125 metres to pedestrian crossing, cross Burwood Road and turn right. Walk approximately 125 metres to Metro designated bus stop on corner of Kent Street.

Auburn

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road and Montrose Street

Exit Auburn Station on to Lilydale Grove. Turn right on to Montrose Street and walk to Burwood Road. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left corner.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road and Montrose Street

Exit Auburn Station on to Lilydale Grove. Turn right on to Montrose Street and walk to Burwood Road. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left corner.

Camberwell

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Corner of Holly and Cookson Streets

Exit Camberwell Station onto Cookson Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop located in front of the Camberwell Station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Exit Camberwell Station onto Cookson Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop located in front of the Camberwell Station entrance.

Replacement bus stop locations (Camberwell – Box Hill stations)

Camberwell 

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Corner of Holly and Cookson Streets

Exit Camberwell Station onto Cookson Street and turn left. Cross Cookson Street at the corner of Burke Road and Cookson Street. Turn right and proceed approx. 125m to the Metro designated bus stop just past Holly Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Exit Camberwell Station onto Cookson Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop located in front of the Camberwell Station entrance.

East Camberwell

Bus Stop

Stanhope Grove

Exit East Camberwell Station on Sefton Place, turn left and walk approximately 250 metres, continuing along Broadway. At the roundabout turn right and cross Broadway, then left and cross Stanhope Grove. Turn right and continue to bus stop.

Bus Stop

Stanhope Grove

Exit East Camberwell Station on Sefton Place, turn left and walk approximately 250 metres, continuing along Broadway. At the roundabout turn right and cross Broadway. Continue straight to the bus stop.

Canterbury

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Canterbury Road

Exit Canterbury Station at the main entrance, into the car park area. Continue to Canterbury Road and turn left. Cross Canterbury Road at the pedestrian crossing and turn left. Walk approximately 75 metres to the Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Canterbury Road

Exit Canterbury Station at the main entrance, into the car park area. Continue to Canterbury Road and turn left. Walk approximately 75 metres to the Metro designated bus stop, located past the pedestrian crossing, in front of the entrance to Canterbury Gardens.

Chatham

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Canterbury Road and Stanley Terrace

Exit Chatham Station onto Stanley Terrace. Continue on Stanley Terrace to Canterbury Road. Turn left and continue straight to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Canterbury Road and Redvers Street

Exit Chatham Station onto Stanley Terrace. Continue on Stanley Terrace to Canterbury Road. Turn right and cross Canterbury Road at pedestrian crossing. Turn right and continue to Metro designated bus stop.

Surrey Hills

Bus Stop

Windsor Crescent, Surrey Hills Station entrance

Exit Surrey Hills Station onto Windsor Crescent. Walk to bus stop in front of station entrance.

Bus Stop

Windsor Crescent

Exit Surrey Hills Station onto Windsor Crescent. Cross the road and walk to bus stop near the corner of Windsor and Alexandra Crescents.

Mont Albert

Bus Stop

Mont Albert Road and Mason Lane

Exit Mont Albert Station onto Churchill Street, turn right and continue to the intersection. Continue along Hamilton Street approximately 150 metres to Mont Albert Road. Turn left and walk approximately 50 metres to the bus stop.

Bus Stop

Mont Albert Road and Louise Avenue

Exit Mont Albert Station onto Churchill Street, turn right and continue to the intersection. Continue along Hamilton Street approximately 150 metres to Mont Albert Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Mont Albert Road, walk left for approximately 80 metres to the bus stop.

Box Hill

Bus Stop

Whitehorse Road

Disembark bus at Metro designated bus stop on Maroondah Highway, located near mall pedestrian lights.

Weekends: Turn left at Whitehorse Road for a Stopping All Stations bus or turn right for an Express bus.

Bus Stop

Whitehorse Road

Exit Box Hill Station and walk through the Market Street Mall towards Whitehorse Road.

Weekends: Turn left at Whitehorse Road for a Stopping All Stations bus or turn right for an Express bus.

Replacement bus stop locations (Camberwell – Alamein stations)

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Camberwell

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Corner of Holly and Cookson Streets

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop on Holly Street, opposite the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Riversdale

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Riversdale Road

Exit Riversdale Station on to Riversdale Road and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located at Tram Stop #45.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Riversdale Road, Tram Stop #45

Exit Riversdale Station on to Riversdale Road. Cross Riversdale Road with caution and proceed right to Metro designated bus stop, opposite Tram Stop #45.

Willison

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Corner of Fordham Avenue and Bringa Avenue

Exit Willison Station on to Shalless Avenue. Continue on Shalless Avenue to Fordham Avenue, cross carefully and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Corner of Shalless Avenue and Fordham Avenue

Exit Willison Station on to Shalless Avenue. Continue on Shalless Avenue to Metro designated bus stop on corner of Fordham Avenue.

Hartwell

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Fordham Avenue

Exit Hartwell Station, through park to Fordham Avenue. Cross carefully at shops, turn left and proceed to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Fordham Avenue

Exit Hartwell Station, through park to Fordham Avenue. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located opposite shops.

Burwood

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Lithgow Street

Exit Burwood Station on to Norwood Street. Continue on Norwood Street to roundabout, cross Lithgow Street, turn left and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Lithgow Street

Exit Burwood Station on to Norwood Street. Continue on Norwood Street to roundabout, turn left at Lithgow and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop.

Ashburton

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Welfare Parade

Exit Ashburton Station on to Welfare Parade and cross at pedestrian crossing in front of station. Turn right and proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located near shops.

Bus Stop

Welfare Parade

Exit Ashburton Station on to Welfare Parade. Turn right and proceed to sheltered bus stop, located near pedestrian crossing.

Alamein

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Ashburn Grove

Disembark bus at Metro designated bus stop in front of the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Ashburn Grove

Board bus at Metro designated bus stop in front of the station entrance.

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Updated 09:40am, 5th December