Service Disruptions


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New Disruptions

15 Oct 2019 - until further notice
Lonsdale Street, CBD
Due to City West Water works along Lonsdale Street between King Street and William Street in the CBD, significant delays are expected for all city services from first service Tuesday 15 October until further notice. Lane closures will be in place from the night of Monday 14 October.

 

17 February – 9 November 2020

Hampshire Rd, Sunshine

Due to the Hampshire Road upgrade, diversions will be in place for Route 903, 220 between first service Monday 17 February and first service Monday 9 November. Temporary bus stops have now been placed on Harvester Rd. 

*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 5889 - Foundry Rd
  • Stop ID 5888 - Sunshine Plaza
  • Stop ID 7909 - Sunshine Plaza
  • Stop ID 3909 - Foundry Rd
  • Stop ID 40935 - Harvester Rd

 

27 - 31 March 2020
New St/Dendy St Brighton
Due to rail crossing works diversions will be in place for Routes 600, 603, 922, 923 between 9.00pm and 6.00am Friday 27 March and Tuesday 31 March.

*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 5100 - Xavier Prep School
  • Stop ID 3237 - Were Street
  • Stop ID 3238 - Kinane Street
  • Stop ID 5097 - Railway Avenue
  • Stop ID 5096 - Chavasse Street
  • Stop ID 5094 - Cabrini Hospital-Normanby St
  • Stop ID 4634 - Brighton Grammar-Grosvenor St
  • Stop ID 3244 - Cosham Street-Cosham St
  • Stop ID 5515 - Brighton Beach Station-Esplanade Ave
  • Stop ID 3234 - Xavier College Middle School-Hartley St
  • Stop ID 5100 - Xavier Prep School-Seymour Gr
  • Stop ID 3237 - Were Street-Were St
  • Stop ID 3238 - Kinane Street-Kinane St
  • Stop ID 5097 - Railway Avenue-Railway Ave
  • Stop ID 5096 - Chavasse Street-Chavasse St
  • Stop ID 5100 - Xavier Prep School-Seymour Gr
  • Stop ID 3237 - Were Street-Were St
  • Stop ID 3238 - Kinane Street-Kinane St
  • Stop ID 11622 - Robert Grieve Reserve-Dendy St
  • Stop ID 11623 - Middle Brighton Station-Church St
  • Stop ID 8009 - New Street Church-Allee St
  • Stop ID 1412 - Brighton Grammar School-Grosvenor St
  • Stop ID 1411 - Cabrini Hospital-Church St
  • Stop ID 8013 - Chavasse Street-Chavasse St
  • Stop ID 1409 - Railway Avenue-Railway Ave
  • Stop ID 8015 - Windermere Crescent-Windermere Cres
  • Stop ID 8016 - St Leonards Uniting Church-Wolseley Gr
  • Stop ID 1406 - South Road-South Rd
  • Stop ID 1409 - Railway Avenue-Railway Ave
  • Stop ID 8015 - Windermere Crescent-Windermere Cres
  • Stop ID 8016 - St Leonards Uniting Church-Wolseley Gr
  • Stop ID 1406 - South Road-South Rd
  • Stop ID 8018 - Xavier College Middle School-New St
  • Stop ID 1404 - Brighton Beach Station-
  • Stop ID 12449 - Church Street-Church St
  • Stop ID 21670 - Dendy Street-Dendy St
  • Stop ID 8015 - Windermere Crescent-Windermere Cres
  • Stop ID 8016 - St Leonards Uniting Church-Wolseley Gr
  • Stop ID 1406 - South Road-South Rd

 

31 March – 2 April
South Road, Brighton
Due to rail crossing works diversions will be in place for Routes 600 and 923 between first service Tuesday 31 March and last service Thursday 2 April.

Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 5515 - Brighton Beach/South Rd
  • Stop ID 3234 – Xavier College Middle School/South Rd
  • Stop ID 8018 – Xavier College Middle School/South Rd
  • Stop ID 1404 - Brighton Beach/South Rd

 

Bus Stops (Temporary / Closures)

Route 903: Temporary stop closure from 16 March 2020 until late 2020

Due to LXRA works, Route 903 to Mordialloc will not service the stop at Mentone Railway Station/Como Parade (Stop ID 19610) from Monday 16 March until late 2020. Passengers will be able to use stops before and after as alternatives.

*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 9628 - Swanston Street/Balcombe Road
  • Stop ID 9629 - Rogers Street/Balcombe Road

Routes 364 and 906: Temporary stop closure on Monday 30 March 2020

Due to upgrade works on Warrandyte Road, Warrandyte, Routes 364 and 906 will not service the stop at Warrandyte High School/Warrandyte Road (Stop ID - 4393). Passengers should use the temporary bust stop 20m west for the duration of the works.

Route 603: Temporary stop closure from Sunday 12 April 2020 until early 2021

Due to construction works on Hotham Street, St Kilda East, Route 603 will not service the stop at Cemetery/Hotham Street (Stop ID - 6570) and Alma Road/Hotham Street (Stop ID - 6571). Passengers should use temporary replacement bus stop at Wavenhoe Avenue/Hotham Street.

Routes 216, 219, 302, 304, 305, 318, 905, 906, 907 and 908: Temporary bus stop closure from 6pm on Monday 14 October 2019 until further notice
Due to City West Water works along Lonsdale Street between King Street and William Street, Routes 216, 219, 302, 304, 305, 318, 905, 906, 907 and 908 will not service the stop at Lonsdale Street/Supreme Court (westbound stop - Stop ID 19546) from 6pm on Monday 14 October 2019 until further notice.

Route 220: Permanent bus stop closures from Monday 29 October
Due to operational requirements, 3 of the 4 R220 bus stops on Footscray Road in West Melbourne between Appleton Dock Road and Dahlenburg Street (west bound only) will be closed permanently with bus signage removed. Bus I.D. numbers 5913, 5915, 5916.

Route 903: Permanent bus stop closure from Sunday 6 October
Due to operational requirements, all 903 services towards Altona only will be relocated from Russell Street to Rose Street permanently from first service on Sunday 6 October 2019. Passengers should use the tunnels to relocate from Russell Street, under Essendon Station to Rose Street to catch the 903 service towards Altona.

Routes 216 & 219: Bus stop closure and temporary stop in place from Friday 1 June 2018 until further notice
Bus stop ID 6564 at Robinson St/Williams Rd, Prahran will be closed and a temporary stop will be in place just south of the existing stop.

Route 220: Temporary bus stop closure from Wednesday 6 December 2017 until further notice
Due to operational requirements, bus Route 220 will not service the following stop from Wednesday 6 December 2017 until further notice:

  •  Orrong x Seymour Rd

Customers are advised to use the existing bus stop at: 

  • Orrong x Glen Eira Rd

Route 216: Temporary bus stop closure from Friday 13 March 2020 until further notice

Due to West Gate Tunnel Project works, Route 216 will not service the following stop from Friday 13 March until further notice.

*Stop not serviced

  • Stop ID 2569 – Stawell Street/Dynon Road

Passengers will be able to use Bus Stop ID 19586 (Dryburgh Street/Spencer Street) as an alternative.


Ongoing Disruptions

9 Sept - ongoing
St Kilda Road & Southbank Boulevard
Due to works on St Kilda Road and Southbank Boulevard, Routes 216, 219 and 220 will no longer run along St Kilda Road between the city and Commercial Road.
- Services from Gardenvale will terminate at The Alfred Hospital
- Services from Sunshine will terminate on Queen Street, near Collins Street in the city.
To continue your journey along St Kilda Road connect with tram routes 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 or 72 on Swanston Street or St Kilda Road.

14 Feb - Ongoing
Overton Rd, Frankston
Due to level crossing removal works, Route 901 inbound and outbound stops at Overton Road (Stop ID: 779) and Dandenong Road West (Stop ID: 2997), Frankston will be closed. The next nearest stops are Mereweather (Stop ID: 781) or Boonong Avenue (Stop ID: 14969).

14 Feb - Ongoing
St Kilda Rd, Metro Tunnel
R216, 219, 220 - expect significant delays on St Kilda Rd due to Metro Tunnel works. Traffic reduced to one lane for 800 metre section near Shrine of Remembrance and Toorak Rd. Please allow extra travel time for your journey. Diversions will also be required at various stages of the works. And due to additional traffic pushed onto Punt Rd, R246 services are expected to be delayed by up to 15 mins. Further details here http://ow.ly/xjBI30imAWq

16 Sep 2017 – Ongoing
New St, Brighton
Permanent stop closure ID: 5059 at 233 New St, Brighton for Routes 216, 600 & 923.

8 Sep 2017 – Ongoing
Bell St, Coburg
There are permanent changes to the Bell St on/off ramp to City Link, Coburg.