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Murrumbeena Station closure

17 June to 4 September 2017

Category: rail

Murrumbeena Station will close until 4 September 2017.

Train replacement buses will operate express between Caulfield and Murrumbeena stations. A shuttle service will also operate between Carnegie and Hughesdale stations, stopping at Murrumbeena.

Click below for more detailed information.

Murrumbeena Station will close temporarily until 4 September 2017 for installation of the elevated railway through the station and across Murrumbeena Road.

Train replacement bus services will operate during the station closure. Customers for Murrumbeena Station are encouraged to change at Caulfield Station to board the express train replacement bus to Murrumbeena Station or at Carnegie or Hughesdale stations to catch the shuttle service to Murrumbeena Station.

Customers should allow up to 15 minutes' extra travel time.

For a full list of train replacement bus locations please view the list below:

Replacement bus stop locations

Station

Direction from City

Direction towards City

Caulfield

Bus stop – service to Murrumbeena Station

Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Bus stop termination point

Normanby Road

Carnegie

Carnegie South

Shuttle Stop: Outside 3 Morton Avenue

From Carnegie Station walk along Woorayl Street towards Koornang Road, turn left onto Koornang Road. Walk approximately 190m to Morton Avenue, cross the road and turn left onto Morton Avenue to the shuttle service stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Dandenong Road

From Carnegie Station cross the road and proceed to the shuttle service stop.

Murrumbeena

Metro Designated Bus Stop (North)

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station onto Neerim Road and turn left. Cross Neerim Road at pedestrian crossing and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located next to laneway.

Shuttle Stop (South)

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station onto Neerim Road and turn left. Walk to Murrumbeena Road and turn left. Cross train tracks when safe, proceed to Railway Parade and turn left. Proceed to shuttle service stop, located near the Rail Café kiosk.

Metro Designated Bus Stop (North)

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station onto Neerim Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, located past the pedestrian crossing.

Shuttle Stop (South)

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station onto Neerim Road and turn right. Walk to Murrumbeena Road and turn left. Cross road when traffic signals permit, turn left again back onto Railway Parade Proceed to shuttle service stop, located at 6 Railway Parade (outside police station).

Hughesdale

Metro Designated Bus Stop (maxi-taxi shuttle)

96 Poath Road – PTV Bus Stop

Exit Hughesdale Station down pedestrian ramp.  Turn left at train tracks on Poath Road.  Proceed to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop (maxi-taxi shuttle)

96 Poath Road – PTV Bus Stop

Exit Hughesdale Station down pedestrian ramp.  Turn left at train tracks on Poath Road.  Proceed to Metro designated bus stop in front of chemist.

Further information

Emailcontact@levelcrossings.vic.gov.au
Call: 1800 762 667 (business hours – Monday to Friday and during out of hours works)
Murrumbeena Info Hub: 444 Neerim Road, Murrumbeena. Open Monday and Wednesday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Thursday from 9:00am to noon and 3:00pm to 7:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm

Edithvale and Bonbeach Site Investigations

3 Jul 2017 to 28 Aug 2017

Category: road, pedestrian

To allow for further investigation of the location of underground services as well as soil and groundwater conditions, there will be lane and footpath closures at various locations.

Parking restrictions may also be in place at some locations so please allow extra time to travel and park.

Click below for more detailed information.

In Edithvale, the majority of works will occur on Station Street between Fourth Avenue and Tarella Road, and on nearby roads, including:

  • Natal Avenue
  • Sinclair Avenue
  • Bank Road
  • Correa Street.

In Bonbeach, the majority of works will occur on Station Street between Argyle Avenue and Mernda Avenue, and on nearby roads, including:

  • Wimborne Avenue
  • Newberry Avenue
  • Monica Grove
  • The Glade.

We thank you for your patience while we undertake these important investigations.

Hurstbridge rail line shutdown

Fri 25 Aug to Sun 27 Aug

Category: rail

To allow for construction works as part of the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade, buses will replace trains on the Hurstbridge line from 8.15pm Friday 25 August to the last service on Sunday 27 August, between Clifton Hill and Macleod.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 35 minutes.

Click below for more detailed information.

Check the location of the train replacement bus stops:

Station

From City

To City

Clifton Hill

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Hoddle Street

Disembark bus at bus stop on Hoddle Street, located opposite the Clifton Hill Station entrance, in front of pedestrian subway ramp.

 

Westgarth

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Westgarth Street and Knowles Street

Exit Westgarth Station on to Evans Crescent, turn right and proceed to Westgarth Street. At Westgarth Street, turn left and proceed approximately 100 metres to bus stop, located near Knowles Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Westgarth Street and Ross Street

Exit Westgarth Station on to Evans Crescent, turn right and proceed to Westgarth Street. At Westgarth Street, turn right and proceed to safe crossing point just before level crossing. Cross Westgarth Street, turn left and proceed approximately 60 metres to bus stop, located past Ross Street.

Dennis

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Victoria Road

Exit Dennis Station on to Cain Avenue, turn left and proceed to Victoria Road. At Victoria Road, turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Victoria Road

Exit Dennis Station on to Cain Avenue, turn left and proceed to Victoria Road. At Victoria Road, cross Victoria Road with caution and turn right. Proceed to bus stop.

Fairfield

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Wingrove and Station Streets

Exit Fairfield Station on to Wingrove Street and cross with caution. Turn right and proceed to bus stop, located on the corner of Station Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Wingrove and Station Streets

Exit Fairfield Station on to Wingrove Street and turn right. Proceed to bus stop, located on the corner of Station Street.

Alphington

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Wingrove and Yarana Streets

Exit the station towards Yarralea Street and walk approximately 300 metres towards Heidelberg Road. Turn left and proceed to the bus stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Wingrove Street

Exit the station towards Yarralea Street and walk approximately 300 metres towards Heidelberg Road. Turn right and proceed towards the bus stop.

Darebin

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Heidelberg Road, Darebin Station Entrance

Exit Heidelberg Station on to Heidelberg road, turn left and proceed to bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Heidelberg Road and Merton Street

Exit Darebin Station on to Heidelberg Road, turn right and proceed to pedestrian crossing. Cross Heidelberg Road and turn left. Proceed approximately 60 metres to bus stop, past Merton Street.

Ivanhoe

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Norman Street

Exit Ivanhoe Station and use pedestrian crossing at station entrance to cross Norman Street. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Norman Street, Ivanhoe Station Entrance

Exit Ivanhoe Station on to Norman Street and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, located in front of Ivanhoe Station.

Eaglemont

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Sherwood Road

Exit Eaglemont Station on to Sherwood Road via ramp. Turn right and walk a few metres. Cross Sherwood Road and arrive at Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Sherwood Road, Eaglemont Station Entrance

Exit Eaglemont Station on to Sherwood Road via ramp. Turn right and proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located in front of station entrance.

Heidelberg

Bus Interchange
Mount and Yarra Streets, Heidelberg Station Entrance

Exit Heidelberg Station and proceed to bus interchange, located in front of the Heidelberg Station entrance between Mount and Yarra Streets.

Bus Interchange
Mount and Yarra Streets, Heidelberg Station Entrance

Exit Heidelberg Station and proceed to bus interchange, located in front of the Heidelberg Station entrance between Mount and Yarra Streets.

Rosanna

Bus Stop
Turnham Avenue

Exit Rosanna Station on to Turnham Avenue, turn left and proceed to bus stop.

Bus Stop
Turnham Avenue

Exit Rosanna Station and cross Turnham Avenue with caution, proceed to bus stop on left.

Macleod

Bus Interchange

Bus Interchange
Birdwood Avenue, Macleod Station Entrance

Exit Macleod Station on to Birdwood Avenue and proceed to Metro designated bus stop on right, located in front of station entrance.

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Cranbourne/Pakenham lines – Buses replacing trains Caulfield to Westall

19 Aug 2017 to 20 Aug 2017

Category: rail

While works take place as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace trains between Caulfield and Westall from 12:30am Saturday 19 August until the last service on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Please note this may increase your journey by up to 45 minutes.

Click below for more detailed information.

Check the location of train replacement bus stops.

Station

From City

To City

Caulfield

Bus Stop

Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Bus Stop

Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Carnegie

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Dandenong Road

From Carnegie Station walk along Woorayl Street towards Koornang Road, turn right onto Koornang Road. Walk approximately 190 metres to Dandenong Road, cross the road and turn right onto Dandenong Road to the train replacement bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Dandenong Road

From Carnegie Station, walk north along Koornang Road for approximately 190 metres, turn left at Dandenong Road and proceed to the train replacement bus stop.

Murrumbeena

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Neerim Road and turn left. Cross Neerim Road at pedestrian crossing and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located next to laneway.

Bus Stop

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Neerim Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, located past the pedestrian crossing.

Hughesdale

Bus Stop

Poath Road

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, approximately 50 metres away.

Bus Stop

Poath Road

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road. Using pedestrian crossing on right, cross Willesden Road and then Poath Road. Turn right and walk to bus stop, located next to pedestrian crossing.

Oakleigh

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Haughton Road, Oakleigh Station Entrance

Exit Oakleigh Station, via left ramp, on to Haughton Road. Proceed to bus stop, located in front of station entrance.

Bus Stop

Haughton Road

Exit Oakleigh Station, via ramp on right, on to Haughton Road at the pedestrian crossing. Cross Haughton Road and turn left. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, approximately 50 metres ahead.

Huntingdale

Bus Stop

Huntingdale Road

Exit Huntingdale Station on to Huntingdale Road and turn right. Proceed to pedestrian crossing and cross Huntingdale Road. Turn left and walk to bus stop.

Bus Stop

Huntingdale Road

Exit Huntingdale Station on to Huntingdale Road and turn right. Proceed to bus stop, located before the pedestrian crossing.

Clayton

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Carinish Road

Exit Clayton Station on to Carinish Road. Carefully cross road and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located approximately 150 metres away, past Mary Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Carinish Road

Exit Clayton Station on to Carinish Road. Turn left and proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located approximately 120 metres away, in front of station.

Westall

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Rayhur Street, Westall Station Entrance

Exit Westall Station on to Rayhur Street. Cross Rayhur Street and proceed to metro designated bus stop on the right.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Rahyur Street, Westall Station Entrance

Exit Westall Station on to Rayhur Street. Proceed to metro designated bus stop in front of the station entrance.

Cranbourne/Pakenham lines – Buses replacing trains Caulfield to Oakleigh

8 Aug 2017 to 22 Aug 2017

Category: rail

While works take place as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace trains between Caulfield and Oakleigh from 8:30pm until the last service each night on the following dates:

  • from Tuesday 8 August to Thursday 10 August
  • from Monday 14 August to Thursday 17 August
  • Tuesday 22 August.

Please note this may increase your journey by up to 35 minutes.

Click below for more detailed information.

Check the location of train replacement bus stops.

Station

From City

To City

Caulfield

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Normanby Road

Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Carnegie

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Dandenong Road

Dandenong Road

From Carnegie Station walk along Woorayl Street towards Koornang Road, turn right onto Koornang Road. Walk approximately 190 metres to Dandenong Rd, cross the road and turn right onto Dandenong Road to the train replacement bus stop.

From Carnegie Station, walk north along Koornang Road for approximately 190 metres, turn left at Dandenong Road and proceed to the train replacement bus stop.

Murrumbeena

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Neerim Road

Neerim Road

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Neerim Road and turn left. Cross Neerim Road at pedestrian crossing and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located next to laneway.

Exit Murrumbeena Station on to Neerim Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, located past the pedestrian crossing.

Hughesdale

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Poath Road

Poath Road

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, approximately 50 metres away.

Exit Hughesdale Station on to Poath Road. Using pedestrian crossing on right, cross Willesden Road and then Poath Road. Turn right and walk to bus stop, located next to pedestrian crossing.

Oakleigh

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Haughton Road, Oakleigh Station Entrance

Haughton Road

Exit Oakleigh Station, via left ramp, on to Haughton Road. Proceed to bus stop, located in front of station entrance.

Exit Oakleigh Station, via ramp on right, on to Haughton Road at the pedestrian crossing. Cross Haughton Road and turn left. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, approximately 50 metres ahead.

Balcombe Road site investigations

1 AUG 2017 to 31 AUG 2017

Category: road, pedestrian

To allow for further investigation of the location of underground services, there will be lane and footpath closures at various locations near the Balcombe Road level crossing in Mentone.

Parking restrictions may also be in place at some locations so please allow extra time to travel and park.

Click below for more detailed information.

You will see activity occur within the rail corridor and local streets, with potential lane closures and excavation occurring on the following roads:

  • Balcombe Road
  • Elizabeth Street
  • Station Street
  • Collins Street
  • Mentone Parade
  • Swanston Street
  • Como Parade East
  • Como Parade West
  • Patty Street
  • Teague Avenue
  • Phillip Street

Suction trucks will be used to excavate holes in the ground, rather than digging. Holes will be refilled at the completion of the works. 

During this time, there may be intermittent noise generated by the suction trucks.

Traffic management will be in place to assist pedestrians and vehicles during these works.

Perry Street pedestrian crossing closure

From 25 Aug 2017

Category: pedestrian

To allow for works associated with the Grange Road Level Crossing Removal Project, the railway pedestrian crossing on Wingrove Street, opposite Perry Street, in Fairfield will close permanently from Friday 25 August 2017.

Click below for more detailed information.

Detour signage will be in place to assist pedestrians, and the closest crossings will be at Grange Road, Alphington (east) and the underpass on Wingrove Street, opposite Arthur Street (west).

When Grange Road is closed at the level crossing, from 9:00pm, Friday 25 August to 5:00am, Tuesday 29 August 2017, the detour routes for pedestrians will be:

  • Underpass on Wingrove Street, opposite Arthur Street
  • Alphington Train Station (please note: only stairs are available, no ramp).

For more information, view our interactive map.

Once the Grange Road Level Crossing Removal Project is finished in 2019, there will be pedestrian bridges west and east of Grange Road.

Altona Loop – Buses replacing trains

Fri 1 Sept to Mon 4 Sept

Category: rail

While works take place as part of the Kororoit Creek Road level crossing removal project, buses will replace trains from 8:15pm Friday 1 September until the first service on Monday 4 September 2017 between Newport and Laverton stations.

Please note, this may increase your journey time by up to 25 minutes.

Click below for more detailed information.

Check the location of the train replacement bus stops:

Station

From City

To City

Newport Station

Temporary replacement bus interchange
Market Street car park

Exit Newport Station onto Market Street, turn left and continue approximately 60 metres to the car park.

Temporary replacement bus interchange
Market Street car park

Exit Newport Station onto Market Street, turn left and continue approximately 60 metres to the car park.

Seaholme Station

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Millers Road

Exit Seaholme Station on to Station Street, turn left and proceed to Millers Road. Turn right, and proceed 50 metres to bus stop located near the corner of Central Avenue and Millers Road

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Millers Road

Exit Seaholme Station on to Station Street, turn right and proceed to Millers Road. Turn right, cross level crossing with caution. Cross Central Avenue and then Millers Road with caution and proceed to bus stop on right.

Altona Station

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Place South, Altona Station Entrance

Proceed to bus stop in front of station entrance on Railway Place South.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Corner Pier Street and Railway Place North

Exit Altona Station on to Railway Place South, turn left and proceed to Pier Street. Turn left and cross level crossing and Railway Place North with caution. Turn right and cross Pier Street with caution, proceed to bus stop on left.

Westona Station

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Maidstone Street

Exit Westona Station on to Harrington Street turn left and proceed to Maidstone Street. Cross Harrington Street and proceed approx. 40 metres to bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Maidstone Street

Exit Westona Station on to Harrington Street turn left and proceed to Maidstone Street. Cross Harrington Street and then Maidstone Street with caution. Turn right and proceed to bus stop.

Laverton Station

Temporary Replacement Bus Interchange
Laverton Station car park, Railway Avenue

Exit Laverton Station on to Railway Ave and turn right. Proceed to temporary replacement bus interchange within car park.

Temporary Replacement Bus Interchange
Laverton Station car park, Railway Avenue

Exit Laverton Station on to Railway Ave and turn right. Proceed to temporary replacement bus interchange within car park.

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Burgundy Street footpath closures

Mon 14 Aug to late Oct

Category: pedestrian

To allow for works associated with the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade, the footpaths on the northern and southern sides of Burgundy Street, Heidelberg – between Stradbroke Avenue and Mount Street – will close intermittently between Monday 14 August 2017 and late October 2017.

Click below for more detailed information.

Detour routes will be in place for pedestrians during these intermittent footpath closures.

Brown Street closure

Fri 25 Aug to Mon 28 Aug

Category: road, pedestrian

To allow for works associated with the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade, Brown Street in Heidelberg will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians between Hawdon and Cape streets from 7:00am Friday 25 August to 7:00am Monday 28 August

Click below for more detailed information.

Local traffic access will be maintained and detour routes will be in place for vehicles and pedestrians.

Temporary closure of Grange Road

Fri 25 Aug to Tues 29 Aug

Category: road, pedestrian

To allow for works associated with the removal of the Grange Road level crossing, Grange Road, Alphington will be closed at the level crossing between 9:00pm Friday 25 August and 5:00am Tuesday 29 August.

Traffic management will be in place to assist drivers, including signed detour routes. Vehicles will be able to cross the railway line at Station Street, Fairfield to the west, and Lower Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe to the east (local access via the Yarralea Street level crossing).

Click below for more detailed information.

During this time, Wingrove Street, Fairfield will also be closed to vehicles between Perry Street and Fulham Road.

The nearest railway crossings for pedestrians and cyclists will be the underpass on Wingrove Street (opposite Arthur Street) to the west, and Alphington Station (stairs only available, no disability access) and the Yarralea Street level crossing to the east.

Pedestrian and cyclist access will be maintained along Wingrove Street during the Grange Road closure.

Local traders will be open for business during this time, so please support businesses in the area.