Sunbury Line: Buses replacing trains at selected times during August 2019

Added: 26 July 2019

Buses replace trains on sections of the Sunbury at selected times during August, while Metro Tunnel and Level Crossing Removal works take place. 

Buses replacing trains between Works commence Works finish Bus frequency
Watergardens and Sunbury 1am Saturday 10 August  Last train Sunday 11 August  Download frequency for Saturday 10 August to Sunday 11 August (PDF) 256kb
North Melbourne and Sunshine 8.30pm Thursday 15 August  Last train Thursday 15 August Download frequency for Thursday 15 August (PDF) 328kb
North Melbourne and Sunbury 12.30am Saturday 17 August 4.30am Saturday 17 August  Download frequency for Saturday 17 August (PDF) 261kb
North Melbourne and Sunshine 4.30am Saturday 17 August 11.45pm Sunday 18 August Download frequency for Saturday 17 August and Sunday 18 August (PDF) 261kb
North Melbourne and Sunbury 11.45pm Sunday 18 August Last train Sunday 18 August Download frequency for Sunday 18 August (PDF) 261kb

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.

Sunbury Line replacement bus stop locations

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
North Melbourne

Bus Stop
Dryburgh Street, 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
Dryburgh Street, 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 Drysburgh Street.

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 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
City Place Car Park, Sunshine Station Entrance

Exit Sunshine Station via the overpass and turn left into the car park area on City Place. Proceed to the bus stop located in the car park. 

Bus Stop
City Place Car Park, Sunshine Station Entrance

Exit Sunshine Station via the overpass and turn left into the car park area on City Place. Proceed to the bus stop located in the car park.

Albion

Metro Designated Bus Stop
St. Albans Road

Exit Albion Station and turn right. Walk through the station car park and proceed towards St. Albans Road. Turn right at St. Albans Road and proceed approx. 20m to the Metro Designated Bus Stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
St. Albans Road

Exit Albion Station and turn right. Walk through the station car park and proceed towards St. Albans Road. Cross the pedestrian crossing on St. Albans Road with care and turn right. Proceed approx. 20m to the Metro Designated Bus Stop.

Ginifer

Metro Designated Bus Stop
St. Albans Road, Ginifer Station Entrance

Exit Ginifer Station on to St. Albans Road and turn left. Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
St. Albans Road

Exit Ginifer Station on to St. Albans Road and turn right. Proceed to the Furlong Road and St. Albans Road intersection. Cross the pedestrian crossing with care and turn left. Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop.

St. Albans

Metro Designated Bus Stop
St. Albans Road, St. Albans Station Entrance

Exit St. Albans Station on to St. Albans Road and turn right. Proceed to the bus interchange on St. Albans Road and locate the Metro Designated Bus Stop in the last bay of the interchange.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
St. Albans Road

Exit St. Albans Station on to St. Albans Road and proceed to the intersection. Use pedestrian crossing to cross St. Albans Road with care and turn right. Proceed approx. 100m to the Metro Designated Bus Stop, located opposite the bus interchange.

Keilor Plains

Bus Stop
East Esplanade, Keilor Plains Station Entrance

Exit Keilor Plains Station on to East Esplanade and proceed to the bus stop in front of the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
East Esplanade

Exit Keilor Plains Station on to East Esplanade and cross the pedestrian crossing with care. Turn right and proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop, located opposite the station car park.

Watergardens

Bus Stop
Shopping Centre, Watergardens Station Entrance

Exit Watergardens Station and turn left. Proceed to the bus stop located in front of the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Shopping Centre, opposite Watergardens Station Entrance

Exit Watergardens Station, turn left and cross the pedestrian crossing with care. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop located opposite the bus interchange.

Diggers Rest

Bus Stop
Old Calder Highway, Diggers Rest Station Entrance

Exit Diggers Rest Station and turn right on to the Old Calder Highway. Proceed to the bus stop located next to the Diggers Rest Station forecourt.

Bus Stop
Old Calder Highway, Diggers Rest Station Entrance

Exit Diggers Rest Station and turn right on to the Old Calder Highway. Proceed to the bus stop located next to the Diggers Rest Station forecourt.

Sunbury

Bus Interchange
Bay 7, Off Brook Street, Sunbury Station Entrance

Disembark bus at the bus interchange in front of Sunbury Station, located off Brook Street.

Bus Interchange
Bay 7, Off Brook Street, Sunbury Station Entrance

Disembark bus at the bus interchange in front of Sunbury Station, located off Brook Street.

Additional information

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Updated 07:46am, 18th August