Service Disruptions

Bus Stop Closures

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 901: Bus Stop Closures at Overton Rd, Fankston from 1:00am Mon, 1 Jan 2018 to 11:55pm Wed, 1 Aug 2018
Inbound & outbound stops at Overton Road and Dandenong Road West Frankston will be closed due to level crossing works. Stop ID 779 and 2997.
Customers are advised to use the nearest stops at Mereweather Ave stop id 781 and Boonong Avenue stop id 14969

Routes 246, 905, 906, 907, 908 & city services from 17 April until further notice
The south-bound Hoddle St bus stop at Johnston St (Stop ID 1293) will be closed from 17 April until further notice due to works associated with the Streamlining Hoddle Street Project. Routes 246, 905, 906, 907, 908 and all city services will be impacted. The nearest south-bound bus stops are located at Vere St, Gipps St & Langridge St.  

Ongoing Disruptions

15 July 2017 - Ongoing
Ballarat Rd, Sunshine North
Route 215, 216 & 220 may experience delays up to 10 minutes due to road works at Duke St x Ballarat Road, Sunshine North from 09:30 – 15:30.

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

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

25 Oct 2017 – 30 April 2018
Footscray Rd, Footscray
Route 220 may experience delays up due to road works at Footscray Rd x Sims St, Footscray from 09:00 – 15:30.

1 Nov 2017 – 1 June 2018
Frankston
Inbound and outbound stops at Overton x Dandenong Rd West, Frankston will be closed due to LXRA crossing works from 01:00 – 23:55.

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

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). 

7 Mar - 31 Oct
Beach Road, Hampton
Route 600 and Route 922 may experience minor delays due to lane closures in place for sewer works along Beach Road in Hampton.

16 Mar - 29 April
Hurstbridge rail line closure

  • Congestion expected at Clifton Hill Station due to rail replacement buses.
  • R350 – Grange Rd level crossing closed. Buses diverting via Livingstone, Waterdale, Upper Heidelberg, Lower Heidelberg to Chandler Hwy. Delays up to 15 mins expected.
  • R250/251 - Additional traffic/patronage on Darebin Rd and Victoria St due to closure of Grange Rd. Possible delays of 15 mins.

R902 passengers are advised to allow extra travel time due to heavy traffic congestion in Eltham as a result of the Hurstbridge rail line closure. Alternatively, if possible, please make your way to Greensborough station to board the bus.

21 Apr
Civic Parade Altona
Due to the Altona Anzac March, R903 will be diverted from 2:30pm - 4pm. Stops 40919, 15085, 40920, 40927, 15091 will not be serviced during this time.

21 Apr
Batman's Hill Drive, Docklands
Due to road works at 2-12 Batman's Hill Drive, Docklands, Routes 232 & 235 will be diverted from 0800-1900. Stops 45470 & 45471 will not be serviced during this time.

25 Apr

Eltham Anzac Dawn Service
Due to the Eltham ANZAC Dawn Service along Main Street Eltham, Route 902 will be diverted from 0530-0730 on Wednesday 25 April. Eltham Station will not be serviced during this time.

25 Apr
Burgundy Street, Heidelberg
Due to the Banyule/Heidelberg ANZAC Dawn Service and parade on Burgundy Street in Heidelberg, R903 will be diverted from 0630-0900 on Wednesday 25 April. A number of stops will not be serviced during this time.

25 Apr
Civic Parade Altona
Due to the Altona Anzac dawn service, R903 will be diverted from 5.30 - 7am. Stops 40919, 15085, 40920, 40927, 15091 will not be serviced during this time.


25 Apr
Chelsea Anzac Parade
Due to the Chelsea ANZAC parade, R902 will be diverted from 5-10am on Wednesday 25 April. Some stops will be missed between Edithvale Rd and Chelsea Station.

25 Apr
Dandenong Anzac Parade
Due to the Dandenong ANZAC march and service along Stud Rd and Clow St, R901 will be diverted from 8.30am - 1.30pm on Wednesday 25 April, with delays of up to 20mins expected. Some stops missed.

13 May
Mother's Day Classic
Routes 216, 219, 220 & 246 may experience delays of up to 15 minutes due to the Mother’s Day Classic Run and Walk on Sunday 13 May.

16 Apr - 27 Apr
Eltham Express
During the construction blitz a trial express bus service will operate on weekdays in the morning and afternoon peak between Eltham Station / Eltham Lower Park and Parliament Station.

Buses depart Eltham Station at:

  • 6.15am 
  • 6.38am
  • 6.53am
  • 7.04am (departs from Eltham Lower Park)
  • 7.14am
  • 7.27am
  • 7.45am (departs from Eltham Lower Park)

Buses depart Parliament at:

  • 5.01pm
  • 5.19pm
  • 5.40pm
  • 6.02pm
  • 6.17pm

This service will not operate on weekends or public holidays. 

For more information visit https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/live-travel-updates/article/hurstbridge-line-buses-replacing-trains-from-friday-16-march-to-sunday-29-april-2018/

New Disruptions