Melbourne train disruptions - Plan ahead

April 1, 2019| Our Community /

Do you take the train to get to Epworth? Heads up - there will be major works between April 1st and April 23rd on some lines.

This is due to the removal of level crossings, building of the Metro Tunnel, and upgrading of regional lines.
Expect other public transport options and roads to be busier than usual, and plan ahead if possible.

Lines affected

Cranbourne and Pakenham lines
Buses will replace trains between Flinders Street and Caulfield/Westall from the 6th - 23rd of April.

Frankston line
Buses will replace trains between Flinders Street and Caulfield/Moorabbin from the 6th - 23rd of April.

Glen Waverley line
Buses will replace trains between Burnley and Darling from the 13th - 14th of April.

Mernda line
Buses will replace trains between Thornbury and Epping from the 3rd - 9th of April.
Buses will replace trains between Clifton Hill and Mernda from the 13th - 14th of April.

Sandringham line
Buses will replace trains between Flinders Street and Sandringham on the 6th of April, as well as between the 13th - 14th of April, and the 19th - 22nd of April.

Tips to get you moving

  • Caulfield is expected to be very busy between 7:30am - 8:30am on weekdays so allow extra time

  • If you can, walk or cycle in to the city

  • If you drive in to the city, consider carpooling

  • Travel before 7am or after 9am to avoid peak hour (if you travel before 7:15am on the train your fare is free)

  • If you’re having trouble getting to us or running late for an appointment, feel free to give us a call.



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