Notification

Belgrave and Lilydale lines: Buses replacing trains after 8.45pm from Sunday 10 December to Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Added: 5 December 2017

Due to maintenance work on structures and facilities, electrical networks and signalling, buses will replace train services between Box Hill and Ringwood stations between 8.45pm and the last service each night from Sunday 10 December until Tuesday, 12 December 2017.

Please note that journey times may be increased by up to 30 minutes.

Download journey times to/from city after 8.45pm: Sunday 10 December - Tuesday 12 December (PDF) 217kB

Travelling on rail-replacement services

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

Travel restrictions for rail-replacement services

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.

Replacement bus locations:

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Box Hill 

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway

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

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway

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

Laburnum

Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway (Whitehorse Road) and Malabar Road

Exit Laburnum station on to Thiele Court. Turn right at Minna Street and walk to Maroondah Highway. Cross Maroondah Highway using pedestrian crossing at intersection. Turn right and proceed approximately 175 metres to bus stop.

Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway (Whitehorse Road) and Minna Street

Exit Laburnum station on to Thiele Court. Turn right at Minna Street and walk to Maroondah Highway. Turn right and continue to bus stop on corner.

Blackburn

Bus Stop
Railway Parade

Exit Blackburn Station on to Railway Parade. Cross Railway Parade at pedestrian crossing, turn right and continue to bus stop.

Bus Stop
Railway Parade, Blackburn Station Entrance

Exit Blackburn Station on to Railway Parade. Continue to bus stop outside station entrance on station side.

Nunawading

Bus Stop
Springvale Road, Nunawading Station Entrance

Exit Nunawading Station on to Station Street. Continue to bus stop in front of station entrance.

Bus Stop
Springvale Road, Nunawading Station

Exit Nunawading Station on to Station Street. Continue to bus stop in front of station entrance.

Mitcham

Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway and Mitcham Road

Exit Mitcham Station on to Station Street. Continue to Maroondah Highway and cross at lights. Turn right and proceed to bus stop, located between service road and Maroondah Highway.

Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway and Mitcham Road

Exit Mitcham Station on to Mitcham Road, turn left and proceed to Maroondah Highway. Cross Mitcham Road at lights and proceed to bus stop, located between service road and Maroondah Highway.

Heatherdale

Bus Stop
Service Road (Maroondah Highway)

Exit Heatherdale Station on to Heatherdale Road. Turn left and walk to Maroondah Highway. Cross highway at lights, turn left and proceed to bus stop in front of shops.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Whitehorse Road (Service Road)

Exit Heatherdale Station on to Heatherdale Road. Turn left and walk to Maroondah Highway intersection. Keep left and proceed to bus stop on Service Road.

Ringwood

Bus Interchange
Maroondah Highway, Ringwood Station entrance

Disembark bus at the bus interchange located in front of the Ringwood Station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Maroondah Highway, Ringwood Station entrance

Board bus at the Bus Interchange located in front of the Ringwood Station entrance.

Additional information

  • To plan your route, use journey planner.
  • Download the free PTV mobile apps for Android and iOS and access public transport information on the go.
  • Customers requiring accessibility information, see Accessible transport.
  • If you need help or a question answered, call us on 1800 800 007.

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Updated 08:24pm, 11th December