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.
*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 19546 - Supreme Court / Lonsdale Street

16 Nov
Gardenvale Road, Gardenvale
Due to roadworks in Gardenvale Road between Kooyong Road and Lantana Road in Gardenvale, Routes 219 and 220 will be diverted from 8am - 6pm on Saturday 16 November.
*Stops not serviced (for R219 services only):

  • Stop ID 5949: North Road

  • Stop ID 5720: Kooyong Road

No stops are affected for Route 220.

2 Nov
Queen Street, West Melbourne
Due to roadworks in Queen Street between Lonsdale Street and La Trobe Street in West Melbourne. Routes 220, 232, 234, 235 and 236 will be diverted from 8am - 6pm on Saturday 2 November.
*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 20472 – Lonsdale Street / Queen Street

27 Oct
Sandringham
Due to the Sandringham Festival at Sandringham Station and Melrose and Waltham Streets in Sandringham, Routes 600, 922 & 923 will be diverted from 10am - 4pm on Sunday 27 October.
*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 20766 – Sandringham Station

  • Stop ID 20771 – Sandringham Station

26 - 27 Oct
Exhibition Street, CBD
Due to roadworks at Exhibition Street between Latrobe Street and Lonsdale Street (inbound only), Routes 250 & 251 will be diverted from 8am Saturday 26 October - 6pm Sunday 27 October.
*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 19542 – Exhibition Street / Lonsdale Street

20 - 21 Oct
Dynon Road
Due to roadworks in Dynon Road between Dudley Street in West Melbourne and Whitehall Street in Footscray, Routes 216 and 219 will be diverted from 9pm on Sunday 20 October until 5am on Monday 21 October.
*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 19668 – Stanley Street

  • Stop ID 19588 – Hawke Street

  • Stop ID 19587 – Dryburgh Street

  • Stop ID 6612 – Radcliffe Street

  • Stop ID 6611 – Lloyd Street

  • Stop ID 6609 – Freight Terminal

  • Stop ID 6608 – Dynon Road

  • Stop ID 3814 – Sims Street

  • Stop ID 3813 – Moreland Street

19 - 21 Oct
High Street, Windsor
Due to tram works along High Street in Windsor, buses will be unable to continue along Punt Road as it will be closed to all traffic. Route 246 will be diverted from 5am on Saturday 19 October - 4am on Monday 21 October.
*Stops not serviced:

  • Stop ID 918 - Alfred Hospital

  • Stop ID 1115 – Greville Street

  • Stop ID 917 – Moubray Street

  • Stop ID 1114 – High Street

  • Stop ID 916 – High Street

  • Stop ID 1113 – Union Street

  • Stop ID 915 – Union Street

  • Stop ID 914 – St Kilda Junction

Bus Stops (Temporary / Closures)

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


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.