Notification

Belgrave and Lilydale lines: Buses replacing trains from 8.45pm on Friday 5 May to 6.45am on Sunday, 7 May 2017

Added: 14 April 2017

Due to works as part of the Blackburn and Heatherdale Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace train services between Box Hill and Ringwood stations from 8.45pm on Friday 5 May until 6.45am on Sunday, 7 May 2017.

Please note that this may increase your journey time by up to 30 minutes.

Download journey times to city: from 8.45pm on Friday 5 May until 6.45am on Sunday, 7 May 2017 (PDF) 410kB

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Replacement bus locations:

STATION TO CITY FROM CITY
Box Hill 

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway

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

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway

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

Laburnum

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.

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.

Blackburn

Bus Stop
Railway Parade, Blackburn Station Entrance

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

Bus Stop
Railway Parade

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

Nunawading

Bus Stop
Springvale Road, Nunawading Station

Exit Nunawading Station on to Springvale Road, via pedestrian underpass. Proceed to bus stop located at station entrance.

Bus Stop
Station Street, Nunawading Station Entrance

Exit Nunawading Station on to Springvale Road, via pedestrian underpass. Proceeed to bus stop located on Station Street.

Mitcham

Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway and Mitcham Road

Exit Mitcham Station on to Calcutta Street and proceed to bus stop. 

Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway and Mitcham Road

Exit Mitcham Station on to Calcutta Street and proceed to bus stop. 

Heatherdale

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Whitehorse Road (Service Road)

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

Bus Stop
Service Road (Maroondah Highway)

Exit Heatherdale Station on to Heatherdale Road. Turn left and walk towards Maroondah Highway intersection. Use the pedestrian crossing and lights to cross Maroondah Highway. Walk down footpath towards shops, turn left and walk to bus stop.

Ringwood

Bus Stop
On Maroondah Highway South side, Kiss & Ride area

Proceed to the bus stop located in front of the Ringwood Station. Walk to Maroondah Hwy and turn right and walk 40 metres to the current Kiss & Ride location.

Bus Stop
Maroondah Highway North side

Exit Ringwood Station at the main entrance and cross Maroondah Highway at the pedestrian crossing. Turn left and walk approximately 50 metres to bus stop.

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.

Further information:

For enquiries relating to the construction of the project, contact the Level Crossing Removal Authority:

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

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Updated 03:37pm, 24th April