New tram timetable begins on 20 May 2018
A new tram timetable will be implemented in Melbourne on
Sunday, 20 May 2018, adding extra off-peak services and creating
turn-up-and-go frequencies on two busy routes on
Extra services are being added to St Kilda Road (Routes 1, 3, 5,
6, 16, 64, 67 and 72) and the north-west (Routes 19, 57, 58 and 59)
in the times surrounding peak periods to provide more travel
options for people affected by construction of the Metro
Turn-up-and-go frequencies mean trams will operate every 10
minutes at specified times.
Details of changes:
- Route 58 is being upgraded to a turn-up-and-go 10-minute
frequency from 10am until 7pm on weekends through the provision of
- Route 86 will also be upgraded to a turn-up-and-go frequency
from 12pm until 4pm on Sundays, and will align with Route 96 in
Bourke Street to create a regular service along this busy
- Routes 1, 6, 19, 57, 58 and 59 will have more evening trams on
weeknights, arriving every 15 minutes until 9pm.
More low-floor trams will be used in the inter-peak on Route 58,
which provides a vital link with medical institutions such as the
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Children's Hospital, Royal Women's
Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
The new service starts on Sunday, 20 May. Timetables are
available at ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables