Hughesdale Station: Temporary station closure from Saturday 14 October until late 2018

Added: 27 September 2017

Hughesdale Station is temporarily closed from the first train on Saturday 14 October 2017 to late 2018, due to works as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project. 

During this time trains run express through the closed station, with buses replacing trains between Murrumbeena and Oakleigh stations.

Journey times may increase by 30 minutes.

Please note: DDA taxis may replace shuttle buses from early February to mid-March 2018.

Works will allow the installation of the elevated railway through the Hughesdale station precinct and across Poath Road, Hughesdale.

Travelling on rail-replacement services

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.

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.

Travel options and timetables

Passengers for Hughesdale Station are advised to change at Oakleigh and Murrumbeena stations to board replacement buses running to Hughesdale Station.

For their safety, passengers are advised to observe any signage and instructions put in place during these works. Please note: Hughesdale Station will also be affected by long-term car park closures and changes to pedestrian access until late 2018. More information on those changes can be found here.

Download timetables for replacement bus services: Monday 20 November 2017 – late 2018 (PDF) 295kB

Stop locations for replacement buses

Replacement buses will stop at:


Metro Designated Bus stop - service to Hughesdale Station

Neerim Road

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



Bus stop  

Poath Road

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

Metro Designated Bus stop 

Poath Road

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



Bus stop - service to Hughesdale Station

Haughton Road

Exit Oakleigh Station via ramp at turn left at underpass, on to Haughton Road. Turn right and proceed to shuttle bus stop.

A map of bus stop locations is below. Please note: All information provided in the map is available above.

Additional information

  • To plan your route, use journey planner.
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  • Passengers requiring accessibility information, see Accessible transport.
  • If you need help or a question answered, call us on 1800 800 007.

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Updated 03:32pm, 11th July