South Morang line: Buses replacing trains from 9.15pm on Saturday 20 January to Sunday, 21 January 2018

Added: 8 January 2018

Due to works as part of the Mernda Rail Extension Project, buses will replace trains between Epping and South Morang stations from 9.15pm on Saturday 20 January until 6am on Sunday, 21 January 2018.

Please note that this may increase journey times by up to seven minutes.

Download journey times to/from city: Sunday 20 January - Sunday 21 January (PDF) 257kB 

Plan ahead using Journey Planner.

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.

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


Bus Stop
Cooper Street

Exit Epping Station and proceed to the bus stop outside the station entrance in Cooper Street.

Bus Stop
Cooper Street

Exit Epping Station and proceed to the bus stop outside the station entrance in Cooper Street.

South Morang

Bus interchange
Civic Drive

Exit South Morang Station and proceed to the bus interchange outside the station in Civic Drive.

Additional information

  • To plan your route, use journey planner.
  • Download the free PTV mobile apps for Android and iOS and access public transport information on the go.
  • Passengers requiring accessibility information, see Accessible transport.
  • If you need help or a question answered, call us on 1800 800 007.

These works are part of a larger project overseen by the Level Crossings Removal Authority. For further information check the Level Crossings Removal Authority website.

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Updated 08:30am, 16th January