Be the first to ride the Mernda extension
Before commuter services to Mernda commence on Sunday 26 August 2018, we are throwing the doors open early for the community to come and view their three new stations and celebrate the project.
This will also be your first chance to ride the new section of rail with free shuttle trains running between South Morang and Mernda, stopping at Middle Gorge and Hawkstowe.
The sneak peek event will be a chance for the community to see and get familiar with their new stations and be among the first people to ride the Mernda extension.
There will be food, giveaways and entertainment for the whole family including fun for the kids. Staff will also be on hand to answer questions about the new stations.
12 noon to 3:00pm, Sunday 19 August
Middle Gorge Station – enter from Williamsons Road, South Morang
Hawkstowe Station – enter from Hawkstowe Parade, South Morang. Please note that parking at Hawkstowe on 19 August will be limited.
Mernda Station – enter from Bridge Inn Road, Mernda (car parks on the north side and south side of Bridge Inn Road will be open)
Shuttle trains will also be departing and arriving back at South Morang Station.
In addition to the free shuttle train running between South Morang and Mernda, there will be activities, entertainment and food available at each new station.
Middle Gorge Station
Features at Middle Gorge Station include a jumping castle, choir performances, community displays, and hot food and drink from local suppliers.
Features at Hawkstowe Station include a silent disco, reptile display, community displays, and hot food and drink from local suppliers.
Features at Mernda Station include a smoking ceremony, a children’s train ride, community displays, information stands, and hot food and drink from local suppliers.
We encourage attendees to park at Mernda and South Morang stations and use the free shuttle train to visit the three new stations. Parking will also be available at Middle Gorge Station. Please note that parking at Hawkstowe Station on 19 will be limited. Traffic management will be in place at all three stations.
Please check back here and at the Facebook event for the most up to date information.
Mernda to South Morang timetable
Mernda (departing) Hawkstowe (departing) Middle Gorge (departing) South Morang (arriving) 12:10 12:13 12:16 12:19 12:29 12:32 12:35 12:38 12:49 12:52 12:55 12:58 13:09 13:12 13:15 13:18 13:29 13:32 13:35 13:38 13:49 13:52 13:55 13:58 14:09 14:12 14:15 14:18 14:29 14:32 14:35 14:38 14:49 14:52 14:55 14:58 15:08 15:11 15:14 15:16
South Morang to Mernda timetable
South Morang (departing) Middle Gorge (departing) Hawkstowe (departing) Mernda (arriving) 12:09 12:12 12:15 12:18 12:29 12:32 12:35 12:38 12:49 12:52 12:55 12:58 13:09 13:12 13:15 13:18 13:29 13:32 13:35 13:38 13:49 13:52 13:55 13:58 14:09 14:12 14:15 14:18 14:29 14:32 14:35 14:38 14:49 14:52 14:55 14:58
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