Hughesdale Station: Temporary station closure from Saturday 14 October until mid-2018
Added: 27 September 2017
Hughesdale Station is temporarily closed from the first train on Saturday 14 October 2017 to mid-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.
- 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 mid-2018. More information on those changes can be found here.
Stop locations for replacement buses
Replacement buses will stop at:
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Metro Designated Bus stop - service to Hughesdale Station
Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Neerim Road and turn left. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located next to laneway.
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.
Metro Designated Bus stop
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.
Bus stop - service to Hughesdale Station
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.
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Updated 04:46pm, 18th April