Flinders St Substation Facade Installation Works
Public Transport Victoria and Yarra Trams will soon be
installing a façade around the tram power substation on Flinders
Street, opposite Bond Street.
Civil works and facade installation
Civil works to construct footings for
the façade have been completed. Construction works to install the
permanent substation façade will commence Friday 11 May and will
take approximately two weeks.
> Monday -
Friday, 7am - 3pm and weekends, 8am - 4pm (as
These works will predominately occur in
the area behind a hoarding that is in place on-site and behind
scaffolding which will be stalled around the substation.
Some unavoidable night time activity is
> Friday 11
May, Saturday 12 May & Tuesday 15 May
These night activities will
occur between 8pm - 5am, involving machinery lifting structural
steelwork into place.
These night works will require a partial
lane closure on the station side of Flinders St and the temporary
detour of pedestrian traffic. Please heed warning signs and follow
the direction of traffic controllers.
Motorists and pedistrians
To ensure these works are carried out safely, traffic management
will be implemented as required for both motorists and pedestrians.
Please heed warning signs and follow the direction of traffic
Tram services will not be affected.
Minimising impacts for the local community
Businesses and residents can expect to hear construction related
noise. Works carried out during night will utilise flood lights to
assist work being carried out safely. We will be mindful of keeping
noise to a minimum and respecting the needs of the local
Keeping the local community informed
We are committed to keeping the local community informed of
construction activity and progress and thank you for your patience
and understanding during this important upgrade work.
If you would like to know more about this upgrade, please call
1800 800 007 or email