Notification

Cranbourne and Pakenham lines: Buses replacing trains between Thursday 6 July and Thursday, 27 July 2017

Added: 4 July 2017

Due to works as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project and works in preparation for High Capacity Metro Trains, buses will replace train services on sections of the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines at selected times between the first service on Thursday 6 July and the last service on Thursday, 27 July 2017.

Buses will replace trains:

  • Dandenong to Cranbourne from Thursday 6 July to Saturday 15 July
  • Dandenong to Pakenham from Saturday 8 July to Saturday 15 July
  • Caulfield to Oakleigh/Dandenong from 7 July to Sunday 23 July on select days and times only

Please note: This may increase your journey by up to 25 minutes (or up to 50 minutes for the entire journey from Caulfield to Cranbourne/Pakenham). Please allow extra travel time.

Service changes and timetables:

Locations of replacement bus stops

Additional information

Service changes and timetables

Buses will replace train services as follows:

Thursday 6 July

Buses will replace train services between Dandenong and Cranbourne stations from the first service until the last service.

Download journey times to/from Cranbourne: Thursday 6 July (PDF) 150kB

Friday 7 July

Buses will replace train services between Dandenong and Cranbourne stations from the first service until approximately 11.30pm.

From approximately 11.30pm until the last service, buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download journey times to/from Cranbourne until 11.30pm: Friday 7 July (PDF) 150kB

Download journey times to city after 11.30pm: Friday 7 July (PDF) 273kB

Download journey times from city after 11.30pm: Friday 7 July (PDF) 269kB

Saturday 8 July

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations from the first service until approximately 6.30am.

From 6.30am until 11.30pm, buses will replace train services between Dandenong and Pakenham/Cranbourne stations.

From approximately 11.30pm until the last service, buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download journey times to city: Saturday 8 July (PDF) 273kB

Download journey times from city: Saturday 8 July (PDF) 269kB

Sunday 9 July

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations from the first service until approximately 6.30am.

From 6.30am until the last service, buses will replace train service between Dandenong and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download journey times to city: Sunday 9 July (PDF) 262kB

Download journey times from city: Sunday 9 July (PDF) 262kB

Monday 10 July

Buses will replace train services between Dandenong and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations from the first service until the last service.

Download journey times to/from city: Monday 10 July (PDF) 264kB

Tuesday 11 July – Thursday 13 July

Buses will replace train services between Dandenong and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations from the first service until 8.15pm each night.

From 8.15pm until the last service each night, buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download journey times to/from city before 8.15pm: Tuesday 11 July - Thursday 13 July (PDF) 264kB

Download journey times to/from city after 8.15pm: Tuesday 11 July - Thursday 13 July (PDF) 257kB

Friday 14 July

Buses will replace train services between Dandenong and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations from the first service until 11pm.

From 11pm until the last service, buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations.

Download journey times to/from city before 8.15pm: Friday 14 July (PDF) 264kB

Download journey times to/from city after 11pm: Friday 14 July (PDF) 257kB

Saturday 15 July

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations from the first service until 8am.

From 11.30pm until the last service, buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Oakleigh stations.

Download journey times to/from city before 8am: Saturday 15 July (PDF) 257kB

Download journey times to/from city after 11.30pm: Saturday 15 July (PDF) 285kB

Sunday 16 July

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Oakleigh stations from the first service until 6.30am, and again from 11.30pm until the last service. 

Download journey times to/from city before 6.30am: Sunday 16 July (PDF) 285kB

Download journey times to/from city after 11.30pm: Sunday 16 July (PDF) 285kB

Monday 17 July – Thursday 20 July

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Oakleigh stations from 11.30pm until the last service each night.

Download journey times to/from city after 11.30pm: Monday 17 July - Thursday 20 July (PDF) 274kB

Friday 21 July

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Dandenong stations during the evening.

Saturday 22 July – Sunday 23 July

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

Download journey times to city: Saturday 22 July (PDF) 311kB

Download journey times from city: Saturday 22 July (PDF) 316kB

Download journey times to city: Sunday 23 July (PDF) 311kB

Download journey times from city: Sunday 23 July (PDF) 303kB

Monday 24 July

Normally scheduled services will operate on the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines.

Tuesday 25 July – Thursday 27 July

Buses will replace train services between Caulfield and Oakleigh stations from 11.30pm until the last service each night.

Download journey times to/from city after 11.30pm: Tuesday 25 July - Thursday 27 July (PDF) 274kB

Plan ahead using Journey Planner.

Stop locations for replacement buses

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

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 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 Neerim Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, located past the pedestrian crossing.

Hughesdale

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, approximately 50 metres away.

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road. Using pedestrian crossing on right, cross Willesden Road and then Poath Road. Turn right and walk to bus stop, located next to pedestrian crossing.

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 left 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
Carinish Road

Exit Clayton Station on to Carinish Road. Turn left and proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located approximately 40 metres away, in front of station.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Carinish Road

Exit Clayton Station on to Carinish Road. Carefully cross road and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located approximately 150 metres away, past Mary Street.

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 on the right.

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 on the right.

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.

Proceed to the bus stop located in front of Springvale Station entrance, 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 the ramp on to Railway Parade. Proceed to bus stop in front of Yarraman Station entrance.

Bus Stop
Railway Parade

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 taking the ramp, make way to this crossing by turning right when on Railway Parade. After crossing, turn right and make way to bus stop, located approximately 50 metres away, under rail bridge.

Dandenong 

Stop 1 - Stopping all stations to Pakenham and all services to Cranbourne

Bus Interchange
Foster Street, Dandenong Station Entrance

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

Stop 2 - Express and limited express services to Pakenham

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Cheltenham Road car park, Dandenong Station

Disembark the bus at the bus interchange in Cheltenham Road car park, located on the southern side of Dandenong Station.

Stop 1 - Stopping all stations from Pakenham and all services from Cranbourne

Bus Interchange
Foster Street, Dandenong Station Entrance

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

Stop 2 - Express and limited express services to Pakenham

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Cheltenham Road car park, Dandenong Station

Board the bus at the bus interchange in Cheltenham Road car park, located on the southern side of Dandenong Station.

Replacement bus stop locations (Dandenong – Pakenham stations):

Station

From City

To City

Dandenong

Stop 1 - Stopping all stations to Pakenham 

Bus Interchange

Foster Street, Dandenong Station entrance

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

Stop 2 - Express and limited express services to Pakenham

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Cheltenham Road car park, Dandenong Station

Board the bus at the bus interchange in Cheltenham Road car park, located on the southern side of Dandenong Station.

Stop 1 - Stopping all stations from Pakenham

Bus Interchange

Foster Street, Dandenong Station entrance

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

Stop 2 - Express and limited express services from Pakenham

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Cheltenham Road car park, Dandenong Station

Disembark the bus at the bus interchange in Cheltenham Road car park, located on the southern side of Dandenong Station.

Hallam

Bus Stop

Hallam South Road

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

Bus Stop

Hallam South Road, Hallam Station Entrance

Exit Hallam Station on to Hallam Street and turn right. Proceed to bus stop.

Narre Warren

Bus Stop

Webb Street

Exit Narre Warren Station into adjacent car park. Proceed to car park entrance and, carefully, cross Webb Street. Proceed to bus stop on right.

Bus Stop

Webb Street

Exit Narre Warren Station into adjacent car park. Proceed to bus stop at car park entrance on Webb Street.

Berwick

Bus Interchange

Berwick Station Entrance

Proceed to the bus interchange in front of Berwick Station.

Bus Interchange

Berwick Station Entrance

Proceed to the bus interchange in front of Berwick Station.

Beaconsfield

Bus Stop

Beaconsfield Avenue

Exit Beaconsfield Station on to Beaconsfield Avenue. Turn right and continue to car park. Cross Beaconsfield Avenue and proceed to bus stop, located opposite car park.

Bus Stop

Beaconsfield Avenue

Exit Beaconsfield Station on to Beaconsfield Avenue. Turn right and continue to car park. Proceed to bus stop, located in front of car park.

Officer

Bus Stop

Princes Highway

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

Bus Stop

Princes Highway

Exit Officer Station and proceed to Station Street. Turn right and walk along the left hand side of Station Street approx. 600m to Princes Highway. At the intersection turn left and proceed approx. 75m to bus stop.

Cardinia Road

Bus Stop

The Parkway

Exit Cardinia Road Station on to Cardinia Road. Proceed across Cardinia Road to the bus stop on The Parkway.

Bus Stop

The Parkway

Exit Cardinia Road Station on to Cardinia Road. Proceed across Cardinia Road to the bus stop on The Parkway.

Pakenham

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Railway Avenue, Pakenham Station Entrance

Disembark bus at Metro designated bus stop on Railway Avenue, in front of Pakenham Station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Railway Avenue, Pakenham Station Entrance

Board bus at Metro designated bus stop on Railway Avenue, located in front of Pakenham Station entrance.

Replacement bus stop locations (Dandenong – Cranbourne stations):

Station

From City

To City

Dandenong

Bus Interchange

Foster Street, Dandenong Station entrance

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

Bus Interchange

Foster Street, Dandenong Station entrance

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

Lynbrook

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Aylmer Road

Exit Lynbrook Station on to Aylmer Road. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop.

Bus Stop

Paterson Drive

Exit Lynbrook Station on to Aylmer Road and turn left. Walk to roundabout and cross Paterson Drive. Turn left and proceed to bus stop.

Merinda Park

Bus Stop

Endeavour Drive

Exit Merinda Park Station on to Endeavour Drive. Cross Merinda Drive and proceed to bus stop.

Bus Stop

Endeavour Drive, Merinda Park Station Entrance

Proceed to bus stop on Endeavour Drive, in front of Merinda Park Station entrance.

Cranbourne

Bus Interchange

Cranbourne Station entrance

Disembark bus at bus interchange in front of Cranbourne Station entrance.

Bus Interchange

Cranbourne Station entrance

Board bus at bus interchange in front of Cranbourne Station entrance.


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.

Please note: In accordance with the Victorian Fares and Ticketing Manual 2017, bicycles, surfboards and dogs are not permitted to travel on buses. An exception exists for guide dogs, hearing guide dogs, guide dogs in training, animals identified by an Assistance Animal Pass and small animals if they are suitably contained.

Additional information

For enquiries relating to the construction of the project, contact the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project:

  • Email:[email protected]
  • Phone: 1800 762 667 (24 hours, 7 days)
  • Website: levelcrossings.vic.gov.au

To find out more about the High Capacity Metro Trains project visit the project page at: www.transport.vic.gov.au/high-capacity-metro-train

Contact the project team: 

  • Phone: 1800 800 007
  • Email: [email protected]

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Updated 06:05am, 24th July