Notification

Murrumbeena Station: Temporary station closure from Saturday 17 June to Sunday, 1 October 2017

Added: 23 May 2017

Due to works as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project, Murrumbeena Station will be temporarily closed from 1am on Saturday 17 June until Sunday, 1 October 2017. The station will re-open on Monday, 2 October 2017. 

During this time, trains will run express through the closed station. Replacement buses will run express between Caulfield and Murrumbeena stations.  A shuttle service will also operate between Carnegie and Hughesdale stations, stopping at Murrumbeena Station. 

Journey times may be extended by up to 15 minutes.

Works will allow installation of the elevated railway through the station and across Murrumbeena Road.

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

Customers for Murrumbeena Station are advised to change at Caulfield Station to board replacement buses running express to Murrumbeena Station, or at Carnegie or Hughesdale stations to catch shuttle services to Murrumbeena Station.

For their safety, customers are advised to observe any signage and instructions put in place during these works. Please note: Murrumbeena 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.

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.

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Replacement bus stop locations:

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Caulfield

Bus stop – service to Carnegie Station

Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Bus stop - service from Carnegie Station

Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Carnegie

Shuttle service stop 

Outside 3 Morton Avenue

From Carnegie Station walk on Woorayl Street towards Koornang Road and turn left onto Koornang Road. Walk approximately 190 metres to Morton Avenue. Cross the road, turn left onto Morton Avenue and proceed to the shuttle service stop.

Metro Designated Bus stop 

1076 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 (north)

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station onto Neerim Road and turn left. Cross Neerim Road at pedestrian crossing and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located next to laneway.

Shuttle stop (south)

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station onto Neerim Road and turn left. Walk to Murrumbeena Road and turn left.  Cross train tracks when safe, proceed to Railway Parade and turn left. Proceed to shuttle service stop, located near the Rail Café kiosk. 

Metro Designated Bus stop (north)

Neerim Road

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

Shuttle stop (south)

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station onto Neerim Road and turn right. Walk to Murrumbeena Road and turn left.  Cross road when traffic signals permit, turn left again back onto Railway Parade Proceed to shuttle service stop, located at 6 Railway Parade (outside police station). 

Hughesdale

Metro Designated Bus stop (maxi-taxi shuttle)

96 Poath Road (bus stop)

Exit Hughesdale Station down pedestrian ramp.  Turn left at train tracks on Poath Road.  Proceed to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus stop (maxi-taxi shuttle)

96 Poath Road (bus stop)

Exit Hughesdale Station down pedestrian ramp.  Turn left at train tracks on Poath Road.  Proceed to Metro designated bus stop in front of chemist.

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Updated 02:35pm, 12th September