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Hurstbridge line - Buses replacing trains

The major construction blitz on the Hurstbridge line is continuing until last service Sunday 6 May.

Passengers should allow up to an extra 55 minutes travel time during this period. Normal train services will resume on Monday 7 May 2018.

For the majority of this period, buses will replace trains between Clifton Hill and Macleod stations. Here are the specific details:

  • Buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Macleod, from first service Tuesday 3 April to last service Monday 23 April 2018.
  • Buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Macleod, from first service to 8:00pm on the following days:
    • Tuesday 24 April 2018
    • Wednesday 25 April 2018
    • Thursday 26 April 2018
    • Friday 27 April 2018.
  • Buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Greensborough, from 8:00pm to last service on the following days
    • Tuesday 24 April 2018
    • Wednesday 25 April 2018
    • Thursday 26 April 2018
    • Friday 27 April 2018.
  • Buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Macleod, from first service Saturday 28 April to last service Sunday 6 May 2018.

Bus replacement services

The following services will run when buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Macleod:

  • Victoria Park to Macleod express – weekdays only and not running public holidays
  • Clifton Hill to Ivanhoe, express to Heidelberg and then stopping all stations to Macleod
  • Clifton Hill to Macleod stopping all stations
  • Clifton Hill to Fairfield stopping all stations – weekday morning peak only.

These services will run when buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Greensborough:

  • Clifton Hill to Heidelberg express and then stopping all stations to Greensborough
  • Clifton Hill to Greensborough stopping all stations.

There is also an express shuttle bus service between Eltham and Parliament stations, in the morning and evening peak until Friday 4 May 2018 (excluding weekends and school holidays). Find out more about the Eltham Express service.

Read the Hurstbridge construction blitz FAQs

View timetables at PTV

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