Notification

Werribee and Williamstown lines: Buses replacing trains from 7.15pm on Saturday 16 June to last train on Sunday 29 July 2018

Added: 30 May 2018

Buses replace Altona Loop trains between Newport and Laverton stations from 7.15pm Saturday 16 June to last train on Sunday 29 July due to works. Buses will also replace trains between Newport and Werribee at selected times. Buses will also replace trains between North Melbourne and Werribee/Williamstown from Sunday 1 July to Wednesday 4 July, 8.30pm to last train each night.     

Journey times will increase.

Service changes

Buses replace Altona Loop trains between Newport and Laverton stations from 7.15pm Saturday 16 June to last train on Sunday 29 July

Download journey times: Altona Loop for Mondays to Thursdays, Thursday 5 July to Wednesday 25 July (PDF) 264kB

Download journey times: Altona Loop for Fridays, Friday 29 June, 6 July, 13 July (PDF) 268kB

Download journey times: Altona Loop for Saturdays, Saturday 30 June, 7 July, 14 July (PDF) 274kB

Download journey times: Altona Loop for Sundays, Sunday 8 July, 15 July (PDF) 274kB

Buses replace trains between Newport and Werribee as follows:

8.30pm Friday 20 July to last train Sunday 22 July 

Buses replace trains between Newport and Werribee stations from 8.30pm Friday 20 July to last train Sunday 22 July.

Download journey times between Newport and Werribee: after 7pm Friday 20 July 2018 (PDF) 272kB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Werribee: Friday 20 July 2018 (PDF) 280kB

Download journey times between Newport and Werribee: Saturday 21 July to Sunday 22 July 2018 (PDF) 274kB

Thursday 26 July: 8.30pm to last service

Buses replace trains between Newport and Werribee stations on Thursday 26 July from 8.30pm to last service.

A revised timetable will be made available closer to the date. 

8.30pm Friday 27 July to last service Sunday 29 July

Buses replace trains between Newport and Werribee stations from 8.30pm Friday 27 July to last service Sunday 29 July.

Download journey times between Newport and Werribee: after 7pm Friday 27 July 2018 (PDF) 272kB

Download altered train times between Flinders Street and Werribee: Friday 27 July 2018 (PDF) 280kB

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.

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.

Locations of replacement bus stops

Newport to Werribee stations:

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Newport

Bus Interchange
Mason Street, Route 431 stop

Exit Newport Station via the subway and proceed underneath Melbourne Road. Turn right and proceed approximately 100 metres to the bus interchange on Mason Street.

Bus Interchange
Mason Street, Route 471 stop

Exit Newport Station via the subway and proceed underneath Melbourne Road. Turn right and proceed approximately 100 metres to the bus interchange on Mason Street.

Seaholme

Bus Stop
Millers Road

Exit Seaholme Station onto Station Street, turn left and proceed to Millers Road. Turn right, and proceed approximately 250 metres to the bus stop located near the corner of Central Avenue and Millers Road.

Bus Stop
Millers Road

Exit Seaholme Station on to Station Street, turn right and proceed to Millers Road. Turn right, cross level crossing with caution. Cross Central Avenue and then Millers Road with caution and proceed to bus stop on right.

Altona

Bus Stop
Railway Place South, routes 415 and 903 bus stop

Exit Altona Station onto Railway Street South and proceed to the Route 415 and 409 bus stop.

Bus Stop
Corner of Pier Street and Railway Place North

Exit Altona Station on to Railway Street South, turn left and proceed to Pier Street. Turn left and cross level crossing and Railway Street North with care. Turn right, cross Pier Street with care and proceed to the bus stop on left.

Westona

Bus Stop
Maidstone Street

Exit Westona Station onto Maidstone Street. Turn left and proceed along Maidstone Street. Cross Harrington Street with care and proceed approximately 40 metres to the bus stop.

Bus Stop
Maidstone Street

Exit Westona Station onto Maidstone Street. Turn left and proceed along Maidstone Street. Cross Harrington Street and then Maidstone with care. Turn right and proceed approximately 40 metres to the bus stop.

Laverton

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Avenue

Exit Laverton Station onto Railway Avenue. Cross Railway Avenue at the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed approximately 30 metres to the bus stop near corner of Fitzroy Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Avenue, Laverton Station Entrance

Exit Laverton Station onto Railway Avenue and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop in front of the Laverton Station entrance.

Aircraft

Regular Bus Stop
Triholm Avenue

Exit Aircraft Station and cross Triholm Avenue at the pedestrian crossing. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop opposite Aircraft Station car park.

Regular Bus Stop
Triholm Avenue, Aircraft Station car park

Exit Aircraft Station and proceed to the bus stop located in front of the Aircraft Station car park on Triholm Avenue.

Williams Landing

Bus Interchange
Altair Street

Exit Williams Landing Station and proceed to the bus interchange on Altair Street.

Bus Interchange
Altair Street

Exit Williams Landing Station and proceed to the bus interchange on Altair Street.


Hoppers Crossing

Bus Interchange
Hoppers Crossing Station Entrance

Exit Hoppers Crossing Station and proceed to the bus interchange in the station car park.

Bus Interchange
Hoppers Crossing Station Entrance

Exit Hoppers Crossing Station and proceed to the bus interchange in the station car park.

Werribee

Bus Interchange
Manly Street, Werribee Station Entrance

Disembark bus at the bus interchange in front of Werribee Station.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Manly Street, Werribee Station Entrance

Board bus at the bus interchange in front of Werribee Station

North Melbourne to Werribee/Williamstown stations:

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
North Melbourne

Bus Stop
Railway Place, North Melbourne Station Entrance

Exit North Melbourne Station through main entrance on to Adderley Street, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the PTV stop in Dryburgh Street.

Bus Stop
Railway Place, North Melbourne Station Entrance

Exit North Melbourne Station through main entrance on to Adderley Street, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the PTV stop in Dryburgh Street.

South Kensington

Bus Stop
Kensington Road

Exit South Kensington Station onto Childers Street. Turn left and proceed approximately 500 metres to Kensington Road. Turn right and proceed approximately 30 metres to the bus stop.

Bus Stop
Kensington Road

Exit South Kensington Station onto Childers Street. Turn left and proceed approximately 500 metres to Kensington Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Kensington Road with care. Turn right and proceed approximately 30 metres to bus stop.

Footscray

Bus Stop
Irving Street, Footscray Station entrance

Exit Footscray Station and turn left onto Irving Street. Proceed along footpath for approximately 50 metres to the bus stop directly in front of taxi rank.

Bus Stop
Irving Street

Exit Footscray Station and turn left onto Irving Street. Proceed along footpath to pedestrian crossing and cross Irving Street with care. Turn right proceed approximately 30 metres to the regular Route 409 bus stop.

Seddon

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Pentland Street

Exit Seddon Station on to Pentland Street. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop to the left of the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Pentland Street

Exit Seddon Station on to Pentland Street. Cross Pentland Parade with caution and proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left.

Yarraville

Bus Stop
Birmingham Street

Exit Yarraville Station on to Birmingham Street. Cross Birmingham Street with caution and proceed to Metro designated bus stop opposite station entrance.

Bus Stop
Birmingham Street

Exit Yarraville Station on to Birmingham Street. Cross Birmingham Street with caution and proceed to Metro designated bus stop opposite station entrance.

Spotswood

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Hudsons Road

Exit Spotswood Station onto Hall Street. Turn left and proceed to the pedestrian crossing on Hall Street. Cross Hall Street with care and turn left towards Hudsons Road. Turn right and proceed approximately 50 metres to the Metro designated bus stop on Hudsons Road.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Hudsons Road

Exit Spotswood Station onto Hall Street. Turn left and proceed to the pedestrian crossing on Hall Street. Cross Hall Street with care and turn left towards Hudsons Road. Cross Hudsons Road with care and turn right. Proceed approximately 50 metres to the Metro designated bus stop.

Newport

Bus Interchange
Mason Street, Route 431 stop

Exit Newport Station via the subway and proceed underneath Melbourne Road. Turn right and proceed approximately 100 metres to the bus interchange on Mason Street.

Bus Interchange
Mason Street, Route 471 stop

Exit Newport Station via the subway and proceed underneath Melbourne Road. Turn right and proceed approximately 100 metres to the bus interchange on Mason Street.

Seaholme

Bus Stop
Millers Road

Exit Seaholme Station onto Station Street, turn left and proceed to Millers Road. Turn right, and proceed approximately 250 metres to the bus stop located near the corner of Central Avenue and Millers Road.

Bus Stop
Millers Road

Exit Seaholme Station on to Station Street, turn right and proceed to Millers Road. Turn right, cross level crossing with caution. Cross Central Avenue and then Millers Road with caution and proceed to bus stop on right.

Altona

Bus Stop
Railway Place South, routes 415 and 903 bus stop

Exit Altona Station onto Railway Street South and proceed to the Route 415 and 409 bus stop.

Bus Stop
Corner of Pier Street and Railway Place North

Exit Altona Station on to Railway Street South, turn left and proceed to Pier Street. Turn left and cross level crossing and Railway Street North with care. Turn right, cross Pier Street with care and proceed to the bus stop on left.

Westona

Bus Stop
Maidstone Street

Exit Westona Station onto Maidstone Street. Turn left and proceed along Maidstone Street. Cross Harrington Street with care and proceed approximately 40 metres to the bus stop.

Bus Stop
Maidstone Street

Exit Westona Station onto Maidstone Street. Turn left and proceed along Maidstone Street. Cross Harrington Street and then Maidstone with care. Turn left and proceed approximately 40 metres to the bus stop.

Laverton

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Avenue

Exit Laverton Station onto Railway Avenue. Cross Railway Avenue at the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed approximately 30 metres to the bus stop near corner of Fitzroy Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Avenue, Laverton Station Entrance

Exit Laverton Station onto Railway Avenue and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop in front of the Laverton Station entrance.

Aircraft

Regular Bus Stop
Triholm Avenue

Exit Aircraft Station and cross Triholm Avenue at the pedestrian crossing. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop opposite Aircraft Station car park.

Regular Bus Stop
Triholm Avenue, Aircraft Station car park

Exit Aircraft Station and proceed to the bus stop located in front of the Aircraft Station car park on Triholm Avenue.

Williams Landing

Bus Interchange
Altair Street

Exit Williams Landing Station and proceed to the bus interchange on Altair Street.

Bus Interchange
Altair Street

Exit Williams Landing Station and proceed to the bus interchange on Altair Street.


Hoppers Crossing

Bus Interchange
Hoppers Crossing Station Entrance

Exit Hoppers Crossing Station and proceed to the bus interchange in the station car park.

Bus Interchange
Hoppers Crossing Station Entrance

Exit Hoppers Crossing Station and proceed to the bus interchange in the station car park.

Werribee

Bus Interchange
Manly Street, Werribee Station Entrance

Disembark bus at the bus interchange in front of Werribee Station.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Manly Street, Werribee Station Entrance

Board bus at the bus interchange in front of Werribee Station.

 

North Williamstown

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ferguson Street

Exit North Williamstown Station and turn right onto Station Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Station Road and Power Street. Proceed to Ferguson Street. Cross Ferguson Street with care, turn left and proceed approximately 30m to the Metro Designated Bus Stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ferguson Street

Exit North Williamstown Station and turn left onto Kororoit Creek Road. Turn left and walk approximately 80m towards Station Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Station Road and Power Street and proceed to Ferguson Street. Continue along the footpath to the Metro Designated Bus Stop.

Williamstown Beach

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Place

Exit Williamstown Beach Station onto Railway Place. Turn left, follow the pedestrian footpath and proceed to Metro Designated Bus Stop outside the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Place

Exit Williamstown Beach Station onto Railway Crescent. Turn right and go through the subway to the opposite side of the station. Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop opposite the Primary School.

Williamstown

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ann Street, Williamstown Station Entrance

Disembark bus at the bus Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of Williamstown Station, located off Ann Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ann Street, Williamstown Station Entrance

Disembark bus at the bus Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of Williamstown Station, located off Ann Street.

Completed works

Download journey times: Altona Loop for Mondays to Thursdays, Monday 18 June to Thursday 28 June (PDF) 264kB

  • 7.15pm Saturday 16 June to first service Sunday 17 June
  • 7pm Friday 22 June to last train Sunday 24 June

7.15pm Saturday 16 June to first service Sunday 17 June

Buses replace trains between Newport and Werribee stations from 7.15pm Saturday 16 June to first service Sunday 17 June.

Download journey times between Newport and Werribee: 7:15pm Saturday 16 June to 6.30am Sunday 17 June (PDF) 275kB

7pm Friday 22 June to first service Sunday 24 June 

Buses replace trains between Newport and Werribee stations from 7pm Friday 22 June to last train Sunday 24 June 2018.

Download journey times between Newport and Werribee: after 7pm Friday 22 June 2018 (PDF) 272kB

Download journey times between Newport and Werribee: Saturday 23 June to Sunday 24 June 2018 (PDF) 217kB

Download journey times: Altona Loop 7.15pm Saturday 16 June to last service Sunday 17 June (PDF) 275kB

Sunday 1 July to Wednesday 4 July, from 8.30pm to last train each night 

Buses replace trains between North Melbourne and Werribee/Williamstown stations from Sunday 1 July to Wednesday 4 July, from 8.30pm to last train each night.

Download journey times between North Melbourne, Werribee and Williamstown: after 8.30pm Sunday 1 July 2018 (PDF) 228kB

Download journey times between North Melbourne, Werribee and Williamstown: after 8.30pm Monday 2 July to Wednesday 4 July 2018 (PDF) 226kB

Additional information

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 10:00am, 19th July