Sunbury Line: Buses replace trains between Flagstaff and Sunshine from 11.15pm Saturday 28 September to 9pm Friday 11 October 2019

Added: 26 August 2019

Buses replace trains between Flagstaff and Sunshine stations from 11.15pm Saturday 28 September to 9pm Friday 11 October 2019, while Metro Tunnel Project works take place.

Journey times may increase by 60 minutes.

Sunbury Line Metro Tunnel works brochure (PDF) 715kB

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.

Replacement Bus Stop Locations

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Flagstaff

Metro Designated Bus Stop 

King Street near Dudley Street intersection

Proceed from the bus stop on  King Street following signs to Williamstown bus replacement stop near corner of King Street and Dudley Street.

Bus Stop

King Street

Disembark the bus and walk through Flagstaff Gardens to Flagstaff Station for a connecting train.  

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 approximately 50 metres to the bus stop in Dryburgh Street.

Bus Stop
Railway Place, North Melbourne Station Entrance

Disembark bus to and proceed to North Melbourne Station for a connecting train.

Footscray

Bus Stop
Irving Street, Footscray Station

Exit Footscray Station and turn left onto Irving Street. Proceed along footpath for approximately 100 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 and proceed approximately 30 metres to the regular 409 PTV bus stop.

Middle Footscray

Bus Stop
Buckley Street

Exit Middle Footscray Station onto Victoria Street, turn right and proceed to Buckley Street intersection. Keep right at intersection and proceed to pedestrian crossing. Cross Buckley Street, turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Bus Stop
Buckley Street

Exit Middle Footscray Station onto Victoria Street, turn right and proceed to Buckley Street intersection. Keep right at intersection and proceed approximately 80 metres to bus stop, located on Buckley Street, just past pedestrian crossing.

West Footscray

Bus Stop
Sunshine Road

Exit West Footscray Station on to Sunshine Road. Cross Sunshine Road with caution and turn left proceed to the bus stop.

Bus Stop
Sunshine Road, West Footscray Station Entrance

Exit West Footscray Station on to Sunshine Road. Turn left and proceed to the bus stop.

Tottenham

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Sunshine Road

Exit Tottenham Station on to Sunshine Road. Proceed to pedestrian crossing straight ahead and cross Sunshine Road. Turn left and proceed approximately 75 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Sunshine Road

Exit Tottenham Station on to Sunshine Road, turn left and walk to car park. Proceed approximately 50 metres along Sunshine Road/car park walkway to Metro designated bus stop.

Sunshine

Bus Stop
Sun Crescent and City Place

Disembark the bus and proceed to Sunshine Station for a connecting train

Bus Stop
Sun Crescent and City Place

Express

Exit Sunshine Station via the overpass onto the City Place side of the station. Turn right and walk along approx. 120m to the car park on Sun Cres. Proceed to the bus stop located in the car park.

Stopping all stations

Exit Sunshine Station via the overpass onto the City Place side of the station. Turn left into the car park area on City Place and proceed to the bus stop located in the car park.

Additional information

  • To plan your route, use Journey planner.
  • Download our mobile apps for Android and iOS to get public transport information on the go.
  • If you need accessibility information, see Accessibility.
  • If you need help or a question answered, call us on 1800 800 007.

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Updated 11:49am, 12th September