Notification

Craigieburn Line: Buses replacing trains from 8pm Saturday 20 October to Sunday 21 October 2018

Added: 10 October 2018

Buses replace trains between North Melbourne and Broadmeadows stations from 8pm Saturday 20 October to last service Sunday 21 October 2018, due to level crossing removal works.

Journey times may be extended by up to 45 minutes.

Download journey times between North Melbourne and Broadmeadows: 8.15pm Saturday 20 October 2018 to last train Sunday 21 October (PDF) 285KB

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.

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 stop locations:

STATION

FROM CITY

TO CITY

North Melbourne

Bus Stop

Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Station Entrance

Exit North Melbourne Station through main entrance on to Adderley Street, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the PTV stop on Dryburgh Street.

 

Kensington

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Eastwood Street, Kensington Station Entrance

Proceed to the Metro Designated bus stop located outside the Kensington Station entrance on Eastwood Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Eastwood Street

Proceed to the Metro Designated bus stop located opposite the Kensington Station entrance on Eastwood Street.

Newmarket

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Racecourse Road and Bellair Street

Exit Newmarket Station on to Racecourse Road. Turn right and cross at pedestrian crossing in front of Newmarket Plaza car park. Turn left and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop located on corner of Racecourse Road and Bellair Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Racecourse Road, Newmarket Station Entrance

Exit Newmarket Station on to Racecourse Road. Metro Designated bus stop is located in the taxi zone.

Ascot Vale

Bus Stop

Ascot Vale Road

Exit Ascot Vale Station on to North Avenue, proceed to Ascot Vale Road and turn right. Continue straight to bus stop, located before rail bridge.

Bus Stop

Ascot Vale Road

Exit Ascot Vale Station on to North Avenue, proceed to Ascot Vale Road and turn right. Cross Ascot Vale Road with caution, turn right and proceed straight to bus stop located before rail bridge.

Moonee Ponds

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Margaret Street, Moonee Ponds Station Car Park

Exit Moonee Ponds Station on to Margaret Street, turn left and proceed approx. 65m to Metro Designated bus stop located in front of station car park.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Corner Margaret  and Aspen Streets

Exit Moonee Ponds Station on to Margaret Street, turn left and proceed approx. 65m (until opposite Aspen Street). Cross Margaret Street with caution and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop on left.

Essendon

Bus Stop 

Mount Alexander Road

Exit Essendon Station via the subway ramp on to Russell Street, and proceed left to the corner of Russell Street and Mount Alexander Road. Cross to the other side of Mount Alexander Road safely using the pedestrian crossing, and proceed 20m south down Mount Alexander Road to replacement bus stop.

Bus Stop 

Mount Alexander Road

Exit Essendon Station via the subway ramp on to Russell Street, and proceed left to the corner of Russell Street and Mount Alexander Road. Turn right down Mount Alexander Road and proceed 50m south to replacement bus stop.

 Glenbervie

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Napier Crescent, Glenbervie Station Entrance

Exit Glenbervie Station on to Napier Crescent. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop at station entrance, opposite Ardoch Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Napier Crescent

Exit Glenbervie Station on to Napier Crescent, turn right and proceed to pedestrian crossing. Cross Napier Crescent and proceed to Metro designated bus stop on right. 

 Strathmore

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Pascoe Vale Road, Strathmore Station Entrance

Exit Strathmore Station on to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Pascoe Vale Road

Exit Strathmore Station on to Pascoe Vale Road and use the pedestrian crossing. Turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Pascoe Vale

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Railway Parade

Exit Pascoe Vale Station on to Gaffney Street and turn right. Cross Burgundy Street with care, turn left and then cross Gaffney Street. Proceed down Railway Parade to the Metro designated bus stop outside Pascoe Vale Hotel

Bus Stop

Railway Parade

Exit Pascoe Vale Station on to Gaffney Street and turn right. Cross Burgundy Street with care, turn left and then cross Gaffney Street. Proceed down Railway Parade to the Metro designated bus stop outside Pascoe Vale Hotel

Oak Park

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Pascoe Vale Road

Exit Oak Park Station on to Meaker Avenue and Station Road and continue towards Pascoe Vale Road. Turn left, walk to the pedestrian crossing and cross Pascoe Vale Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 100m to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Pascoe Vale Road

Exit Oak Park Station via the subway, turn left and walk down Meaker Avenue and Station Road. Walk to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Glenroy

Jacana-Glenroy shuttle bus
Metro Designated Bus Stop

Post Office Place

Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place and continue on Post Office Place to Metro designated bus stop.

Replacement bus to Craigieburn, not stopping at Jacana

Pascoe Vale Road

Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place and continue on Post Office Place to Pascoe Vale Road. Turn left and cross at
pedestrian crossing, proceed to Metro Designated bus stop,  located outside the Commonwealth Bank..

Jacana-Glenroy shuttle bus
Metro Designated Bus Stop

Post Office Place

Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place and continue on Post Office Place to Metro designated bus stop.

Replacement bus to North Melbourne
Metro Designated Bus Stop

Pascoe Vale Road

Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place and continue on Post Office Place to Pascoe Vale Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 40m to Metro Designated bus stop.

Jacana

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Electric Street, Jacana Station Entrance

Exit Jacana Station and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop at station entrance, located in Electric Street

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Electric Street, Jacana Station Entrance

Exit Jacana Station and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop at station entrance, located in Electric Street

Broadmeadows

Bus Stop

Pascoe Vale Road, Footbridge

Exit Broadmeadows Station on to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to the bus interchange.

Bus Interchange

Pascoe Vale Road

Exit Broadmeadows Station on to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to bus interchange.


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Updated 12:30pm, 17th October