Notification

South Morang line: Buses replacing trains after 7.45pm from Sunday 24 September to Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Added: 8 September 2017

Due to maintenance works on structures and facilities, electrical networks and signalling, buses will replace train services between Clifton Hill and South Morang stations from 7.45pm until the last service each night from Sunday 24 September until Wednesday, 27 September 2017.

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

Download journey times to/from city after 7.45pm: Sunday 24 September 2017 (PDF) 146kB

Download journey times to/from city after 7.45pm: Monday 25 September - Wednesday 27 September 2017 (PDF) 147kB

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.

Replacement bus stop locations:

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Clifton Hill 

Bus Stop
Hoddle Street

At the Regular bus stop in Hoddle Street outside the station entrance.

Bus Stop
Hoddle Street

At the Regular bus stop in Hoddle Street outside the subway ramp.

Rushall

Bus Stop
Rushall Crescent

At the Regular bus stop opposite the station in Rushall Crescent.

Bus Stop
Rushall Crescent

At the Regular bus stop opposite the station in Rushall Crescent.

Merri

Metro designated bus stop
Bridge Street and South Park Street

At the Metro designated bus stop at the corner of Bridge and South Park Streets.

Metro designated bus stop
Bridge Street and South Park Street

At the Metro designated bus stop at the corner of Bridge and South Park Streets.

Northcote

Metro designated bus stop
Arthurton Road

At the Metro designated bus stop in Arthurton Road (near level crossing).

Bus stop
Arthurton Road

At the Regular bus stop in Arthurton Road (near level crossing).

Croxton

Metro designated bus stop
Stott Street

At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station entrance in Stott Street.

Metro designated bus stop
Stott Street

At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station entrance in Stott Street.

Thornbury

Metro designated bus stop
Ethel Street

At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station entrance in Ethel Street.

Metro designated bus stop
Ethel Street

At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station entrance in Ethel Street.

Bell

Bus stop
Garnet Street and Bell Street

At the Regular bus stop near Garnet & Bell Street intersection.

Bus stop
Garnet Street and Bell Street

At the Regular bus stop near Garnet & Bell Street intersection. 

Preston

Bus stop
Murray Road

At the Regular bus stop near the service station entrance in Murray Road.

Bus stop
Murray Road

At the Regular bus stop near station car park entrance in Murray Road.

Regent

Bus stop
Spring Street and Verdun Grove

At the Regular bus stop near Spring Street & Verdun Grove.

Bus stop
Spring Street and Rona Street

At the Regular bus stop near Spring Street & Rona Street.

Reservoir

Bus stop
Spring Street

At the Regular bus stop opposite station in Spring Street.

Metro designated bus stop
Spring Street and Cleeland STreet

At the Metro designated bus stop near Spring Street & Cleeland Street (Local RSL).

Ruthven

Bus stop
High Street

At the Regular bus stop opposite station in High Street.

Bus stop
High Street

At the Regular bus stop opposite station in High Street.

Keon Park

NightRider bus stop
Mahoneys Road and High Street

At the NightRider bus stop near Mahoneys Road and High Street intersection.

Bus stop
Mahoneys Road and High Street

At the Regular bus stop opposite the station near Mahoneys Road and High Street intersection.

Thomastown

Bus stop
High Street

At the Regular bus stop near bus interchange entrance in High Street.

Bus stop
High Street

At the Regular bus stop opposite station in High Street.

Lalor

Bus stop
High Street

At the Regular bus stop opposite station in High Street.

Bus stop
High Street

At the Regular bus stop opposite station in High Street.

Epping

Bus stop
Cooper Street

At the Regular bus stop outside the station entrance in Cooper Street.

Bus interchange

At the bus interchange next to the station off Cooper Street.

South Morang

Bus interchange
Civic Drive

At the Bus Interchange outside the station off Civic Drive. 

Download locations of replacement bus stops (PDF) 260kB

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Updated 05:09pm, 8th September