Notification

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

Added: 27 September 2017

Due to works as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project, Hughesdale Station will be temporarily closed from 8pm on Saturday 14 October until mid-2018. 

During this time, trains will run express through the closed station. Replacement buses will run between Murrumbeena and Oakleigh stations, stopping at Poath Road, Hughesdale. 

Please note that this may increase your journey time by up to 15 minutes.

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

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.

Travel options and timetables

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

For their safety, customers 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.

Download weekday timetables for replacement bus services (PDF) 280kB

Download Saturday and Sunday timetables for replacement bus services (PDF) 285kB

Stop locations for replacement buses

Replacement bus stop locations:

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Murrumbeena

Metro Designated Bus stop - service to Hughesdale Station

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.

Metro Designated Bus stop - service from Hughesdale Station

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

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 

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 - service from Hughesdale Station

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 - service to Hughesdale Station

Haughton Road

Exit Oakleigh Station via ramp on right, on to Haughton Roadat the pedestrian crossing. Cross Haughton Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, approximately 50 metres ahead.

A downloadable brochure, including a map of bus stop locations, is available below.

Download bus stop location brochure (PDF) 1.6MB

Additional information

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  • Customers requiring accessibility information, see Accessible transport.
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Updated 11:33am, 23rd October