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Disruptions continue for Transdev services

04 Oct 2021

Services will continue to be disrupted on a number of metropolitan bus routes over the coming days, as around 100 Transdev drivers isolate to help contain the spread of coronavirus.

There have been two positive tests for COVID-19 among operational staff based at the North Fitzroy and Doncaster depots.

From Tuesday, the number of services operating on some routes will be reduced, with buses running at the following frequency:

  • Route 200 – City to Bulleen, 30 minutes
  • Route 202 – Yarra Bend to Melbourne University, 25 minutes
  • Route 234 – Garden City to Queen Victoria Market, 30 minutes
  • Route 235 – Fisherman’s Bend to Queen Victoria Market (via Williamstown Road), 30 minutes
  • Route 236 – Garden City to Queen Victoria Market (via City), 60 minutes
  • Route 237 – Fisherman’s Bend to Queen Victoria Market (via Lorimer Street), 60 minutes
  • Route 246 – Elsternwick to Clifton Hill (via St Kilda), 30 minutes
  • Route 250 – La Trobe University to City, 40 minutes
  • Route 251 – Northland SC to City, 40 minutes
  • Route 350 – City to La Trobe University via Eastern Freeway, 60 minutes

There will be no services operating on Route 318 City to Deep Creek.

There will be a significant number of cancellations in the morning and afternoon peak periods on routes 303 and 903.

There will also be some morning peak cancellations on routes 270, 905, 906, 907, and 908 .

A full list of affected services can be found on our disruptions page or the Transdev website. We ask passengers to check the PTV mobile app or website for more detail on cancellations and to help plan their journey and for details about service cancellations.

For many journeys, metropolitan train or tram services will help passengers connect with buses.

Transdev will endeavour to provide as regular a service as possible across the affected routes.

Transdev and the Department of Transport are working closely with the Department of Health as contact tracing continues. We are working to support staff, and exercising an abundance of caution in the interest of staff and passengers.

Public transport continues to operate under a strict COVID-safe plan with deep cleaning every night and more than 500 hand sanitisers installed across the network.

Passengers are reminded that if they are leaving home for one of the six permitted reasons, masks must be worn outside of the home, including on public transport.

We encourage everyone to monitor the Department of Health’s list of exposure sites on the Coronavirus Victoria website.

Real-time traffic conditions are available at or via the VicTraffic mobile app.