Sandringham Line: Buses replace trains between Flinders Street/Parliament and Sandringham stations from 8pm on Tuesday 21 May to 7am on Sunday 9 June 2019

Added: 25 April 2019

Buses replace trains between Flinders Street/Parliament and Sandringham stations from 8pm on Tuesday 21 May to 7am on Sunday 9 June, due to Metro Tunnel Project works. 

In addition to stopping all stations buses on weekdays, the following limited express buses also run from first train to 9pm each day.

  • Sandringham stopping all stations to Brighton Beach, express to Moorabbin
  • Brighton Beach stopping all stations to Elsternwick, express to Parliament.

Journey times may increase by 60 minutes.

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Travelling on rail replacement bus 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.

For the safety and comfort of all passengers, there are restrictions on what you may take with you on buses.

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 LuggageBikes and Animals.

Bus Replacement Locations

Station From City To City

Parliament 

Monday to Friday, first service to 9pm each day

Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Spring Street, Treasury Gardens Nicholson Street, Parliament Gardens
Exit Parliament Station (Collins Street exit) and turn right. Proceed approx. 200m to Flinders Lane pedestrian crossing. Cross to opposite side of Spring Street to Metro designated bus stop. Disembark bus and proceed to Parliament Station (Lonsdale Street entrance).
Richmond Bus stop Bus stop
Punt Rd Punt Rd
Exit Richmond Station onto Swan St, cross at the pedestrian crossing. Turn right towards Punt Rd, turn left onto Punt Rd, and proceed to the PTV 246 bus stop. Exit Richmond Station onto Swan St. Turn right towards Punt Rd, turn right onto Punt Rd, cross at Brunton Ave pedestrian lights, and proceed to the PTV 246 bus stop.
South Yarra Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Toorak Road Toorak Road
Exit South Yarra Station on to Toorak Road and turn right. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on Toorak Road, approx. 10m past the tram stop in the Taxi Zone.

Monday to Friday, first service to 9pm each day

Exit South Yarra Station on to Toorak Road and turn right. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on Toorak Road, approx. 10m past the tram stop in the Taxi Zone.

Weeknights and weekends

Disembark bus at drop off zone located on Toorak Road and proceed to entrance of South Yarra Station for a connecting train service.

Prahran Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
High Street, tram stop 30 High Street, tram stop 30
Exit Prahran Station, turn left and walk down the laneway on platform 2 side of the station. Walk approx. 200m towards High Street, turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop near tram stop 30. Exit Prahran Station, turn left and walk down the laneway on platform 2 side of the station. Walk approx. 200m towards High Street, turn right and walk approx. 150m to the pedestrian crossing. Cross High Street, turn right and proceed approx. 75m to the Metro designated bus stop near tram stop 30.
Windsor Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Chapel Street Chapel Street, tram stop 43, Windsor Station entrance
Exit Windsor Station on to Chapel Street and use the pedestrian crossing in front of station entrance to cross Chapel Street. Turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located on rail the bridge. Exit Windsor Station on to Chapel Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop in front of station entrance, near tram stop 43.

 

Balaclava Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Carlisle Street Carlisle Street
Exit Balaclava Station on to Carlisle Street and cross Carlisle Street with care. Turn right and proceed approximately 100m to the Metro designated bus stop. Exit Balaclava Station on to Carlisle Street and turn right. Proceed approximately 100m to the Metro designated bus stop.
Ripponlea Bus Stop Bus Stop
Glen Eira Road Glen Eira Road
Exit Ripponlea Station via the rail overpass and walk through the park to Glen Eira Road. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop. Exit Ripponlea Station walk through the park to Glen Eira Road. Cross Glen Eira Road at the designated crossing zone with care, turn right and proceed to bus stop.
Elsternwick Bus Stop Bus Stop
Horne Street, Elsternwick Station Car Park entrance Horne Street, Elsternwick Station Car Park entrance
Exit Elsternwick Station via the car park on to Horne Street, turn left and proceed to the bus stop. Exit Elsternwick Station via the car park on to Horne Street, turn left and cross the pedestrian crossing to the other side, turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop
Gardenvale Bus Stop Bus Stop
Martin Street, under rail bridge Martin Street, under rail bridge
Exit Gardenvale Station on to Martin Street, cross Martin Street at designated crossing point with care and turn left. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located under the rail bridge. Exit Gardenvale Station on to Martin Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located under rail bridge.

North Brighton

(8pm Tuesday 21 May to 8pm Friday 24 May)
Bus Stop Bus Stop
Bay Street Bay Street
Exit North Brighton Station on to Bay Street. Turn left and proceed approximately 50m to the PTV bus stop.  Exit North Brighton Station on to Bay Street. Carefully cross Bay Street and turn right. Proceed approximately 10m to the PTV bus stop. 

North Brighton

(8pm Friday 24 May to 7am Sunday 9 June)

Bus Stop Bus Stop
St Andrews Street St Andrews Street
Exit North Brighton Station on to Bay Street and turn right. Walk to the roundabout, turn left and cross Bay Street. Turn right, cross St. Andrews Street, turn left and proceed to the bus stop Exit North Brighton Station on to Bay Street and turn right. Walk to the roundabout, turn left, cross Bay Street and proceed to the bus stop
Middle Brighton Bus Stop Bus Stop
Male Street Male Street
Exit Middle Brighton Station on to Church Street and turn left. Walk to the roundabout and cross Male Street. Turn right, cross Church Street and continue to the bus stop. Exit Middle Brighton Station on to Church Street and turn left. Walk to the roundabout, cross Male Street and proceed to the bus stop.
Brighton Beach (Limited Express) Bus Stop Bus Stop
Brighton Beach Station car park Brighton Beach Station car park
Disembark bus at drop off zone, located in the southern section of Brighton Beach Station car park. Board bus at pick up point, located in the southern section of Brighton Beach Station car park.
Brighton Beach (Stopping all stations service) Bus Stop Bus Stop
South Road, Brighton Beach Oval South Road
Exit Brighton Beach Station on to South Road and turn left. Walk approx. 125m to the pedestrian crossing and cross South Road. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop, located in front of Brighton Beach Oval. Exit Brighton Beach Station on to South Road and turn left. Walk approx. 100m to the bus stop.
Hampton Metro Designated Bus Stop Bus Stop
Hampton Street and Small Street Hampton Street
Exit Hampton Station on to Hampton Street, turn left and walk 150m to the pedestrian crossing. Cross Hampton Street, turn left and cross Willis Street. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, just across from Willis Street. Exit Hampton Station on to Hampton Street and turn left. Proceed to the bus stop opposite Service Street.
Sandringham Bus Stop Bus Stop
Station Street, Sandringham Station entrance Station Street, Sandringham Station entrance
Disembark bus at the drop off zone located on Station Street. Exit Sandringham Station onto Station Street, turn right and proceed to the bus stop in front of the station.

Caulfield

Weeknights from 9pm to last service, and all weekends

Bus Stop Bus Stop
Normanby Road Normanby Road
Exit Caulfield Station onto Normanby Road and turn right. Proceed approximately 100m to the Metro designated bus stop. Disembark bus at drop off zone, located on Normanby Road and proceed to entrance of Caulfield Station.

Moorabbin

Monday to Friday, first service to 9pm each day

Bus Stop Bus Stop
Station Street Nepean Highway Service Road

Exit Moorabbin Station and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop located on Station Street.

Disembark bus at drop off zone located on Nepean Highway Service Road and proceed to entrance of Moorabbin Station for a connecting train service.

Additional information

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Updated 02:04pm, 24th May