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Cheltenham Station closure

Cheltenham Station is now closed to allow for works to remove the three level crossings at Balcombe, Charman and Park roads and to build the new Cheltenham and Mentone stations.

Trains resumed on the Frankston and Stony Point lines and the new Mentone Station opened on Monday 20 July.

Cheltenham Station will re-open on Sunday 16 August. Trains will run express through Cheltenham until then.

A shuttle bus service will operate between Southland and Mentone stations until Saturday 15 August to connect Cheltenham passengers to train services. Shuttle bus stop locations are listed below

Bus routes 600, 811, 812, 922 and 923 will not stop at the Cheltenham Station/Charman Road stop until mid August 2020.

For more information on bus replacement services and to plan your journey, please visit the PTV website or call 1800 800 007.

See below for more information on:

  • Southland, Cheltenham and Mentone shuttle bus stop locations
  • Cheltenham pedestrian access changes
  • Cheltenham shared use path closure
  • Cheltenham Station bike storage changes

  • Southland, Cheltenham and Mentone shuttle bus stop locations

    Station To Southland To Mentone
    Cheltenham

    Charman Road near the Corner of Hall Lane

    From Cheltenham Station on Charman Road, turn left and proceed approx. 200m to the pedestrian crossing at Park Road. Continue straight and cross the

    Park Road pedestrian crossing Proceed approx. 25m to the shuttle bus stop on Charman Road, near the Corner of Hall lane.

    Charman Road

    From Cheltenham Station on Charman Road, turn left and proceed approx. 200m to the pedestrian crossing at Park Road. Cross Charman Road then Park Road at the pedestrian crossings.

    Proceed approx. 25m to the shuttle bus stop on Charman Road.

    Station To Cheltenham From Cheltenham
    Mentone

    Balcombe Road, near the corner of Swanston Street

    Mentone Station shuttle bus stop is located on Balcombe Road near the corner of Swanston Street.

    Balcombe Road, near the corner of Swanston Street

    Mentone Station shuttle bus stop is located on Balcombe Road near the corner of Swanston Street.

    Southland

    Bay Road

    Exit Southland Station, turn left and walk along the footpath towards Bay Road. Cross Bay Road at the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the Metro designated bus stop.

    Bay Road

    Exit Southland Station, turn left and walk along the footpath towards Bay Road. Turn left and proceed approx. 60m to the Metro designated bus stop.


    Pedestrian access changes

    To enable level crossing works to take place, pedestrian and cyclist detours will be required around the station precinct from Thursday 8 August until mid 2021.

    Wayfinding signage and traffic management will be in place to assist people moving around the area.

    For your safety, please observe any signage and instructions in place during this time.


    Shared use path closure

    The shared use path north of Cheltenham Station between Park Road and Heather Grove will be closed from late August 2019 to mid 2021.

    Pedestrians and cyclists can detour via Park Road, Tulip Grove and Heather Grove.

    The closure will allow level crossing removal works in Cheltenham to progress safely.

    Please refer to the map below or check out our interactive map for an alternative route.

    Cheltenham shared user path map closure - see link above for interactive map


    Bike storage changes

    From Thursday 27 February, the Parkiteer bike cage at Cheltenham Station will be closed.

    An alternative Parkiteer bike cage is available at Highett Station.

    There will be additional bicycle hoops at Cheltenham Station.

    A Parkiteer bicycle cage will open at the new Cheltenham Station in late 2020.

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