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Cranbourne and Pakenham lines – Buses replacing trains

A major construction blitz from 29 May to 17 June will remove four more level crossings, as well as undertake critical signalling and infrastructure work. During this time, buses will replace trains on sections of the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines.

From Monday 18 June, trains will be running on the last section of elevated rail, and Murrumbeena and Carnegie Stations will be operational.

Buses will replace trains as follows during these works:

From 8:00pm Tuesday 29 May to 8:00pm Friday 1 June

  • Between Caulfield and Westall

From 8:00pm Friday 1 June to Saturday 2 June

  • Between Flinders Street and Westall

Sunday 3 June to last service Friday 8 June

  • Between Caulfield and Westall

Saturday 9 June to last service Monday 11 June

  • Between Flinders Street and Westall

Tuesday 12 June to last service Sunday 17 June

  • Between Caulfield and Westall

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 75 minutes.

During this time please plan ahead, check the latest updates before you travel and consider travelling off-peak to avoid delays.

Plan your journey here

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, see below:

Station

From City

To City

Richmond

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Olympic Boulevard

Exit Richmond Station onto Swan Street. Turn right and cross Punt Road at pedestrian lights. Proceed approx. 200 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Olympic Boulevard

Exit Richmond Station onto Swan Street. Turn right and cross Punt Road at pedestrian lights. Proceed approx. 200m to Metro designated bus stop.

South Yarra

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Yarra Street and Toorak Road

Exit South Yarra Station on to Toorak Road. Turn left and walk to Yarra Street. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop on Yarra Street near corner of Toorak Road.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Yarra Street and Toorak Road

Exit South Yarra Station on to Toorak Road. Turn left and walk to Yarra Street. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop on Yarra Street near corner of Toorak Road.

Hawksburn

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Gordon Street and Williams Road

At the Metro designated bus stop near corner of Gordon Street and Williams Road.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Gordon Street and Williams Road

At the Metro designated bus stop near the railway bridge on Williams Road.

Toorak

Bus Stop
Orrong Road and Malvern Road

At the bus stop near corner of Orrong and Malvern Roads.

Bus Stop
Orrong Road and Malvern Road

At the bus stop near corner of Orrong and Malvern Roads.

Armadale

Bus Stop
Kooyong Road
Exit Armadale Station on to Cheel Street. Turn left and walk approx. 150m to Kooyong Road. Turn left at Kooyong Road and walk to bus stop on rail bridge, in front of pedestrian crossing.

Bus Stop
Kooyong Road

Exit Armadale Station on to Cheel Street. Turn left and walk approximately 150 metres to Kooyong Road. Carefully cross Kooyong Road and walk to bus stop, in front of Cheel Street.

Malvern

Night Bus Stop
Dandenong Road

Exit Malvern Road on to Station Place and walk to Dandenong Road. Turn right and proceed to Night Bus bus stop.

Night Bus Stop
Dandenong Road

Exit Malvern Road on to Station Place and walk to Dandenong Road. Turn left and proceed to pedestrian crossing. Cross Dandenong and turn right. Walk approximately 50 metres to Night Bus bus stop.

Caulfield

Bus Stop
Normanby Road

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

Bus Stop
Sir John Monash Drive

Disembark bus at bus stop on Sir John Monash Drive. Turn right and proceed to Caulfield Station.

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 along Morton Avenue towards Koornang Road, turn right and 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 Railway Parade towards Murrumbeena Road and turn right. Walk 70 metres then turn right on to Neerim Road Walk 70 metres and proceed to bus stop, located near pedestrian crossing.

Hughesdale

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Hughesdale Station is closed until mid-2018. From the level crossing proceed approximately 50 metres south on Poath Road to the bus stop in front of 96A Poath Road.

Bus Stop
Poath Road

Hughesdale Station is closed until mid-2018. From the level crossing proceed approximately 50 metres north on Poath Road to the bus stop in front of 79 Poath Road.

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 Interchange
Huntingdale Station entrance

Board bus at bus interchange in front of Huntingdale Station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Huntingdale Station entrance

Board bus at bus interchange in front of Huntingdale Station entrance

Clayton

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Clayton Road

Exit Clayton Station on to Carinish Road. Turn left and walk 100 metres to Clayton Road. Turn right and cross Carinish Road. Walk 80 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Clayton Road

Exit Clayton Station on to Clayton Road. Turn right and proceed to traffic lights at Carinish Road. Cross at the lights, turn left and then cross at lights on Clayton Road. Turn right and walk north 200 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

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 to the right of station entrance

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Rahyur Street, Westall Station Entrance

Exit Westall Station on to Rayhur Street. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop to the right of station entrance.

Station

From City

To City

Burnley

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burnley Street and Madden Grove

Board bus at Metro designated bus stop on Burnley Street, located on the corner of Madden Grove.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burnley Street and Madden Grove

Disembark bus at Metro designated bus stop on Burnley Street, located on the corner of Madden Grove.

Station

From City

To City

East Malvern

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Eastern car park, East Malvern Station

Disembark bus at bus interchange, located in the eastern car park of East Malvern Station.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Eastern car park, East Malvern Station

Board bus at bus interchange, located in the eastern car park of East Malvern Station.

*Please note: bus stop locations are subject to change.

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