Notification

Cranbourne and Pakenham lines: Buses replacing trains from Saturday 1 December to Sunday 23 December 2018

Added: 31 October 2018

Buses replace trains on sections of the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines from Saturday 1 December to Sunday 23 December 2018, due to infrastructure upgrades.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 60 minutes and trains will run to an altered timetable during this time.

Passengers taking replacement buses on the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines will receive free travel. To find out more, visit Free travel in December for affected Cranbourne/Pakenham and Gippsland line passengers.

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Service changes

Cranbourne and Pakenham lines

Monday 3 December to Sunday 16 December

Buses replace trains between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download weekday journey times between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Monday 3 December to Friday 14 December 2018 (PDF) 234kB

Download altered train times from Flinders Street station to Westall stations: Monday 3 December to Friday 7 December 2018 (PDF) 3.28MB

Download altered train times from Westall station to Flinders Street stations: Monday 3 December to Friday 7 December 2018 (PDF) 3.50MB

Download journey times between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Saturday 8 December 2018 (PDF) 226kB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Westall stations: Saturday 8 December 2018 (PDF) 222kB

Download journey times between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Sunday 9 December 2018 (PDF) 225kB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Westall stations: Sunday 9 December 2018 (PDF) 218kB

Download altered train times from Flinders Street station to Westall stations: Monday 10 December to Friday 14 December 2018 (PDF) 242kB

Download altered train times from Westall station to Flinders Street stations: Monday 10 December to Friday 14 December 2018 (PDF) 246kB

Download journey times between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Saturday 15 December 2018 (PDF) 263kB

Download journey times between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Saturday 16 December 2018 (PDF) 226kB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Westall stations: Saturday 15 December 2018 (PDF) 257kB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Westall stations: Sunday 16 December 2018 (PDF) 257kB

Pakenham line

Monday 17 December to Sunday 23 December

Buses replace trains between Dandenong and Pakenham stations.

Cranbourne Line services run as a train shuttle between Dandenong and Cranbourne.

Download journey times between Dandenong and Pakenham stations: Monday 17 December to Thursday 20 December 2018 (PDF) 422kB

Download altered train times to city between Flinders Street Dandenong and Cranbourne stations: Monday 17 December to Wednesday 19 December 2018 (PDF) 427kB

Download altered train times from city between Flinders Street, Dandnenong and Cranbourne stations: Monday 17 December to Wednesday 19 December 2018 (PDF) 407kB

Download journey times between Dandenong and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Friday 21 December to Sunday 23 December 2018 (PDF) 421kB

Download altered train times to city between Flinders Street Dandenong and Cranbourne stations: Friday 21 December 2018 (PDF) 426kB

Download altered train times from city between Flinders Street, Dandnenong and Cranbourne stations: Friday 21 December 2018 (PDF) 424kB

Please note: Cranbourne Line train shuttle services will run as buses on the dates and times below.

Cranbourne line

Thursday 20 December, from 7pm to last service

Buses replace trains between Dandenong and Cranbourne stations.

Download journey times between Dandenong and Cranbourne stations: Thursday 20 December 2018 (PDF) 407kB

Friday 21 December to *Sunday 23 December, from 11pm to 4am each night

Buses replace trains between Dandenong and Cranbourne stations.

Download journey times between Dandenong and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Friday 21 December to Sunday 23 December 2018 (PDF) 421kB

Download altered train times to city between Flinders Street Dandenong and Cranbourne stations: Friday 21 December 2018 (PDF) 426kB

Download altered train times from city between Flinders Street, Dandnenong and Cranbourne stations: Friday 21 December 2018 (PDF) 424kB

*Please note on Sunday 23 December a taxi shuttle service will replace trains from 11.30pm to last service.

Replacement bus stop locations (Westall to Dandenong stations)*:

Station

From City

To City

Westall

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Rayhur Street, Westall Station Entrance

Exit Westall Station on to Rayhur Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop in front of the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Rayhur Street, Westall Station Entrance

Exit Westall Station on to Rayhur Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop in front of the station entrance.

Springvale

Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Springvale Station Entrance

Exit Springvale Station and proceed to the bus stop located in front of the station entrance, on Lightwood Road.

Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Springvale Station Entrance

Exit Springvale Station and proceed to the bus stop located in front of the station entrance, on Lightwood Road.

Sandown Park

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Sandown Park Station Entrance

Exit Sandown Park Station, turn left and walk to Lightwood Road. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located in the slip lane within the station car park. 

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lightwood Road

Exit Sandown Park Station, turn left and walk to Lightwood Road. Walk to the pedestrian crossing, cross Lightwood Road, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Noble Park

Bus Stop
Douglas Street, Noble Park Station Entrance

EExit Noble Park Station and turn right on to Douglas Street. Proceed approx. 100m to the bus stop, located in front of station car park. 

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Douglas Street

Exit Noble Park Station, turn right on to Douglas Street and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross Douglas Street, turn left and proceed approx. 40m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Yarraman

Bus Stop
Railway Parade

Exit Yarraman Station via the ramp, turn left and walk to Railway Parade.

(If taking steps, use the pedestrian crossing at the bottom of the steps to cross Railway Parade. If taking the ramp, make way to the pedestrian crossing by turning right when on Railway Parade.)

Cross Railway Parade, turn right and proceed approximately 50 metres to the bus stop. located underneath the rail bridge.

Bus Stop
Railway Parade, Yarraman Station Entrance

Exit Yarraman Station via the ramp, turn left and walk to Railway Parade. Proceed to the bus stop located in front of the station entrance.

Dandenong

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park

Exit Dandenong Station and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of the station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park

Exit Dandenong Station and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of the station entrance.

Replacement bus stop locations: (Caulfield – Dandenong stations)*

Station

From City

To City

Caulfield

Bus Stop 
Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Bus Stop
Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Carnegie

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Dandenong Road

Exit Carnegie Station on to Koornang Road and turn right. Walk approx. 190m to Dandenong Road, cross the road, turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Dandenong Road

Exit Carnegie Station, walk along Koornang Road for approx. 190m and turn left at Dandenong Road. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Murrumbeena

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Murrumbeena Road.  Turn right and walk approx. 25 metres. Cross Neerim Road at the pedestrian crossing, turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located outside 440 Neerim Road.

Bus Stop
Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Murrumbeena Road. Turn right and walk approx. 25 metres. Turn right again on to Neerim road and proceed to bus stop located near 455 Neerim Road.

Hughesdale

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the bus stop.

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road, use the pedestrian crossing on right to cross Willesden Road and then Poath Road. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop. 

Oakleigh

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Haughton Road, Oakleigh Station Entrance

Exit Oakleigh Station, via left ramp, on to Haughton Road. Proceed to bus stop, located in front of station entrance.

Bus Stop
Haughton Road

Exit Oakleigh Station, via ramp on right, on to Haughton Road at the pedestrian crossing. Cross Haughton Road and turn left. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, approximately 50 metres ahead.

Huntingdale

Bus Stop
Huntingdale Road

Exit Huntingdale Station on to Huntingdale Road and turn right. Proceed to pedestrian crossing and cross Huntingdale Road. Turn right and walk to bus stop.

Bus Stop

Huntingdale Road

Exit Huntingdale Station on to Huntingdale Road and turn right. Proceed to bus stop, located before the pedestrian crossing.

Clayton

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Clayton Road

Exit Clayton Station to the right onto Carinish Road and continue to Metro designated bus stop. 

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Clayton Road

Exit Clayton Station to the right onto Carinish Road.  Turn right onto Carinish Road and continue to Metro designated bus stop located in the bus bay. 

Westall

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Rayhur Street, Westall Station Entrance

Exit Westall Station on to Rayhur Street. Cross Rayhur Street and proceed to Metro designated bus stop to the right of station entrance

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Rahyur Street, Westall Station Entrance

Exit Westall Station on to Rayhur Street. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop to the right of station entrance.

Springvale

Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Springvale Station Entrance

Exit Springvale Station and proceed to the bus stop located in front of the station entrance, on Lightwood Road.

Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Springvale Station Entrance

Exit Springvale Station and proceed to the bus stop located in front of the station entrance, on Lightwood Road.

Sandown Park

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Sandown Park Station Entrance

Exit Sandown Park Station, turn left and walk to Lightwood Road. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located in the slip lane within the station car park. 

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lightwood Road

Exit Sandown Park Station, turn left and walk to Lightwood Road. Walk to the pedestrian crossing, cross Lightwood Road, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Noble Park

Bus Stop
Douglas Street, Noble Park Station

Exit Noble Park Station and turn right on to Douglas Street. Walk approximately 100 metres to bus stop, in front of station car park.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Douglas Street

Exit Noble Park Station, turn right on to Douglas Street and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross Douglas Street, turn left and proceed approx. 40m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Yarraman

Bus Stop
Railway Parade, Yarraman Station Entrance

Exit Yarraman Station via steps or ramp on to Railway Parade. If taking steps, use the pedestrian crossing at the bottom of the steps to cross Railway Parade. If using the ramp, turn right on to Railway Parade and walk towards the pedestrian crossing. After crossing, turn right and proceed to bus stop, located approximately 50 metres under the rail bridge.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Parade, Yarraman Station Entrance

Exit Yarraman Station via the ramp on to Railway Parade. Proceed to bus stop in front of Yarraman Station entrance.

Dandenong

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park, Dandenong Station Entrance

Disembark bus at bus interchange, located in car park at front of Dandenong Station.

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park, Dandenong Station Entrance

Board bus at bus interchange, located in car park at front of Dandenong Station.

Replacement bus stop locations: (Dandenong – Pakenham stations)*

Station

From City

To City

Dandenong

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park

Exit Dandenong Station and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of the station entrance

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park

Exit Dandenong Station and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of the station entrance.

Hallam

Bus Stop
Hallam South Road

Exit Hallam Station on to Hallam South Road and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross Hallam South Road and turn left, proceed to the bus stop.

Bus Stop
Hallam South Road, Hallam Station Entrance

Exit Hallam Station on to Hallam Street, turn right and proceed to the bus stop.

Narre Warren

Bus Stop
Webb Street

Exit Narre Warren Station into the adjacent car park and walk through to the pedestrian crossing on Webb Street. Turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Bus Stop
Webb Street

Exit Narre Warren Station into adjacent car park, turn right and proceed to the bus stop on Webb Street.

Berwick

Bus Interchange
Berwick Station Entrance

Exit Berwick Station and proceed to the bus interchange, located in front of the station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Berwick Station Entrance

Exit Berwick Station and proceed to the bus interchange, located in front of the station entrance.

Beaconsfield

Bus Stop
Beaconsfield Avenue

Exit Beaconsfield Station and turn right towards Beaconsfield Avenue. Turn right again, walk to the car park and cross Beaconsfield Avenue with care. Proceed to the bus stop, located opposite car park.

Bus Stop
Beaconsfield Avenue

Exit Beaconsfield Station and turn right towards Beaconsfield Avenue. Turn right again and proceed to the bus stop, located in front of the car park.

Officer

Bus Stop
Princes Highway

Exit Officer Station, walk to Station Street and turn right. Walk approx. 600m along the left hand side of Station Street to the Princes Highway. At the intersection, cross Princes Highway, turn left and proceed approx. 70m to the bus stop. 

Bus Stop
Princes Highway

Exit Officer Station, walk to Station Street and turn right. Walk approx. 600m along the left hand side of Station Street to the Princes Highway. At the intersection, cross Princes Highway, turn left and proceed approx. 70m to the bus stop.

Cardinia Road

Bus Stop
The Parkway

Exit Cardinia Road Station, turn left and walk through the car park towards The Parkway. Cross The Parkway at the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed to the bus stop. 

Metro Designated Bus Stop
The Parkway

Exit Cardinia Road Station, turn left, walk through the car park towards The Parkway and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Pakenham

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Avenue

Exit Pakenham Station, cross Railway Avenue using the pedestrian crossing and turn left, proceed 40m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Avenue

Exit Pakenham Station, cross Railway Avenue using the pedestrian crossing and turn left, proceed 40m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Replacement bus stop locations: (Dandenong – Cranbourne stations)*

Station

From City

To City

Dandenong

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park

Exit Dandenong Station and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of the station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Cheltenham Road Car Park

Exit Dandenong Station and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of the station entrance.

Lynbrook

Bus Stop
Paterson Drive

Exit Lynbrook Station on to Aylmer Road, turn right into the car park and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Paterson Drive

Exit Lynbrook Station on to Aylmer Road, turn right into the car park and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Merinda Park

Bus Stop
Endeavour Drive

Exit Merinda Park Station and walk along the pathway towards Endeavour Drive. Cross Merinda Drive with care and proceed to bus stop.

Bus Stop
Endeavour Drive, Merinda Park Station Entrance

Exit Merinda Park Station, walk along the pathway towards Endeavour Drive and proceed to the bus stop in front of the station entrance.

Cranbourne

Bus Stop
Cranbourne Station Entrance

Exit Cranbourne Station, turn right, use the first pedestrian crossing and proceed to the bus interchange in front of the station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Cranbourne Station Entrance

Exit Cranbourne Station, turn right, use the first pedestrian crossing and proceed to the bus interchange in front of the station entrance.

*Please note: These locations are subject to change. 

Completed works

Cranbourne and Pakenham lines

From 1am Saturday 1 December to 5pm Sunday 2 December

Buses replace trains between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download journey times between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations:Saturday 1 December 2018 (PDF) 234kB

Download journey times between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Sunday 2 December 2018 (PDF) 2.5MB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Westall stations: Saturday 1 December 2018 (PDF) 236kB

Sunday 2 December, from 5pm to last service

Buses replace trains between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download journey times between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations: Sunday 2 December 2018 (PDF) 2.5MB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Westall stations: Sunday 2 December 2018 (PDF) 2223kB

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Updated 11:03am, 17th December