Geelong and Warrnambool lines: Coaches replacing trains from Sunday 29 September to Friday 4 October 2019

Added: 27 August 2019

Trains on the Geelong and Warrnambool lines will be affected by temporary service alterations from first train on Sunday 29 September to last train on Friday 4 October 2019, due to works.

Please note: Coaches will not stop at Footscray Station. Passengers should travel to Southern Cross via coach then catch a Werribee or Williamstown train to Footscray.

A temporary timetable will be provided closer to the disruption.

Service changes

Geelong services

  • Train services will operate between Waurn Ponds and Sunshine
  • Express buses will operate from Sunshine to Flagstaff Station
  • Stopping all stations buses will operate from Sunshine to North Melbourne Station

V/Line passengers will share replacement buses with Sunbury line Metro passengers.

Wyndham Vale and Tarneit

  • Trains will not stop at Wyndham Vale and Tarneit stations
  • Express coaches will operate between Wyndham Vale, Tarneit, and Southern Cross Station
  • Special coaches will run express from Tarneit and Wyndham Vale to Geelong in the morning peak
  • A shuttle bus service will operate for all stations between Lara and Deer Park, to enable travel to and from other stations on the Geelong line
  • Please note: Coaches will not stop at Footscray Station. Passengers can catch a Metro train to Footscray from Southern Cross on the Werribee or Williamstown lines.

Warrnambool services

  • Road coaches will replace trains in both directions between Southern Cross and Warrnambool stations.
  • Coaches will stop at Footscray to pick-up or drop off Warrnambool line passengers.

General Information

    • There is limited space for bikes on V/Line trains and coach replacement services
    • No pets or hot food allowed on replacement coaches
    • In Melbourne, coaches will arrive and depart from:
      • The Southern Cross Station coach terminal located on Spencer Street, opposite Little Bourke Street
    • Passengers needing special assistance, please call 1800 800 007 before travelling.

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    Updated 06:28pm, 3rd September