Notification

Bairnsdale and Traralgon lines: Temporary service alterations from Sunday 21 January to Thursday, 25 January 2018

Added: 5 January 2018

Due to track works, train services on the Bairnsdale and Traralgon lines will be affected by temporary service alterations each evening from Sunday 21 January until Thursday, 25 January 2018.

Journey times may be extended by up to 50 minutes.

Service changes

Sunday 21 January

The following service will be replaced by road coaches:

  • 9.35pm Southern Cross to Traralgon

Monday 22 January to Wednesday 24 January

The following services will be replaced by road coaches:

  • 8.21pm Traralgon to Southern Cross
  • 8.44pm Southern Cross to Traralgon
  • 9.44pm Southern Cross to Traralgon
  • 11pm Southern Cross to Traralgon
  • 11.59pm Southern Cross to Traralgon

The following train service will operate from Southern Cross to Traralgon, connecting with road coaches from Traralgon to Bairnsdale:

  • 6.34pm Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

The following service will be replaced by road coaches, stopping all stations from Bairnsdale to Traralgon, then dropping off customers as required at stations from Traralgon to Southern Cross

  • 6.14pm Bairnsdale to Southern Cross

Thursday 25 January

The following services will be replaced by road coaches from Southern Cross to Pakenham, connecting with trains from Pakenham to Traralgon:

  • 8.44pm Southern Cross to Traralgon 
  • 9.44pm Southern Cross to Traralgon
  • 11pm Southern Cross to Traralgon
  • 11.59pm Southern Cross to Traralgon

The following train service will operate from Southern Cross to Traralgon, connecting with road coaches from Traralgon to Bairnsdale:

  • 6.34pm Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

The following train services will operate from Traralgon to Pakenham, connecting with road coaches from Pakenham to Southern Cross:

  • 6.48pm Traralgon to Southern Cross
  • 7.42pm Traralgon to Southern Cross
  • 8.21pm Traralgon to Southern Cross

The following service will be replaced by road coaches, stopping all stations from Bairnsdale to Traralgon, then dropping off customers as required at stations from Traralgon to Southern Cross

  • 6.14pm Bairnsdale to Southern Cross

General Information

  • There is limited space for bikes on V/Line trains and coach replacement services.
  • No pets or hot food allowed on replacement coaches.
  • In Melbourne, coaches will arrive and depart from:
    • The Southern Cross Station coach terminal located on Spencer Street, opposite Little Bourke Street
    • Flinders Street Station on Flinders Street opposite Degraves Street
  • Coaches do not stop at Clayton Station. Passengers can take a metropolitan train to and from Dandenong Station.
  • Coaches do not stop at Richmond Station. Passengers can take a metropolitan train to and from Flinders Street or Caulfield stations.
  • Passengers needing special assistance, please call 1800 800 007 before travelling.

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Updated 04:20pm, 10th January