Notification

Cranbourne and Pakenham lines: Buses replacing selected trains between Wednesday 10 January and Thursday, 25 January 2018

Added: 7 December 2017

Due to works as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace train services on sections of the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines at selected times between Wednesday 10 January and Thursday, 25 January 2018.

Please note that journey times may be increased.

Timetables for replacement bus services will become available closer to the works date. Please continue to check this website for the latest information.

Plan ahead using Journey Planner.

Service changes:

Service changes

Buses will replace train services as follows:

Wednesday 10 January – Wednesday 17 January

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Dandenong stations.

Please note: This may increase journey times by up to 55 minutes. Please allow extra travel time.

Sundary 21 January – Wednesday 24 January (after 8pm)

Buses will replace train services between Oakleigh and Dandenong stations from 8pm until the last service each night.

Please note: This may increase journey times by up to 45 minutes. Please allow extra travel time.

Thursday 25 January (after 8pm)

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Dandenong stations from 8pm until the last service.

Please note: This may increase journey times by up to 55 minutes. Please allow extra travel time.

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.

Stop locations for replacement buses

Replacement bus stop locations:

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

From Carnegie Station walk along Woorayl Street towards Koornang Road, turn right onto Koornang Road. Walk approximately 190 metres to Dandenong Road, cross the road and turn right onto Dandenong Road to the train replacement bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Dandenong Road

From Carnegie Station, walk along Morton Avenue towards Koornang Road, turn right and walk north along Koornang Road for approximately 190 metres. Turn left at Dandenong Road and proceed to the train replacement bus stop.

Murrumbeena

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Neerim Road and turn left. Cross Neerim Road at pedestrian crossing and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located next to laneway.

Bus Stop
Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Railway Parade towards Murrumbeena Road and turn right. Walk 70 metres then turn right on to Neerim Road Walk 70 metres and proceed to bus stop, located near pedestrian crossing.

Hughesdale

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Hughesdale Station is closed until mid-2018. From the level crossing proceed approximately 50 metres south on Poath Road to the bus stop in front of 96A Poath Road.

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Hughesdale Station is closed until mid-2018. From the level crossing proceed approximately 50 metres north on Poath Road  to the bus stop in front of 79 Poath Road. 

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 on to Carinish Road. Turn left and walk 100 metres to Clayton Road. Turn right and cross Carinish Road. Walk 80 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Clayton Road

Exit Clayton Station on to Clayton Road. Turn right and proceed to traffic lights at Carinish Road. Cross at the lights, turn left and then cross at lights on Clayton Road. Turn right and walk north 200 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

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

Proceed to the bus stop located in front of Springvale Station entrance, on Lightwood Road.

Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Springvale Station Entrance

Exit Springvale Station entrance, turn left and cross Lightwood Road at traffic lights. Turn left and proceed to the bus stop on Lightwood Road.

Sandown Park

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lightwood Road, Sandown Park Station Entrance

Exit Sandown Park Station on to Lightwood Road. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop outside the station entrance on Lightwood Road.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lightwood Road

Exit Sandown Park Station on to Lightwood Road. Proceed to pedestrian crossing outside station entrance and cross Lightwood Road. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop to the left.

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 on to Douglas Street, turn right and proceed to pedestrian crossing. Cross Douglas Street and turn left. Walk approximately 40 metres to Metro designated bus stop, opposite station entrance.

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.

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Updated 01:12pm, 7th December