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Bourke Street police incident

Saturday 22 June 2019

Update: 2:54pm

Route 86/96 trams in both directions have resumed along their normal lines following the earlier disruption. Delays may occur as we restore normal frequency. 


Update: 2.25pm

  • Route 35 trams (City Circle) run between Stop 9 Victoria St via La Trobe St and Docklands to Stop 6 Russell St/Flinders St.
  • Route 86/96 trams in both directions divert via La Trobe St between Stop 11 Melbourne Museum and Stop D1 Etihad Stadium/Stop 122 Southern Cross Station.
  • Limited shuttle service runs between Stop 124 Batman Park/Stop 119 La Trobe St and Stop 6 Russell St/Bourke St.
  • Passengers may consider trams along Swanston/Elizabeth/William Sts to connect with diverting Route 86/96 trams.
  • We have been advised this delay will continue for some time.

Please allow extra time for your journey and follow instructions by @Victoria Police.

Further updates to follow.


Update: 1.30pm

  • Route 35 trams (City Circle) run between Stop 9 Victoria St via La Trobe St and Docklands to Stop 6 Russell St/Flinders St.
  • Route 86/96 trams in both directions divert via La Trobe St between Stop 11 Melbourne Museum and Stop D1 Etihad Stadium/Stop 122 Southern Cross Station.
  • Limited shuttle service runs between Stop 124 Batman Park/Stop 119 La Trobe St and Stop 6 Russell St/Bourke St.
  • Passengers may consider trams along Swanston/Elizabeth/William Sts to connect with diverting Route 86/96 trams.
  • We have been advised this delay will continue for some time.

Please allow extra time for your journey and follow instructions by @Victoria Police.

Further updates to follow.


Update 12.30pm: due to police request in Bourke Street

- Route 35 trams (City Circle) run between Stop 9 Victoria St via La Trobe St and Docklands to Stop 6 Russell St.

- Route 86/96 trams in both directions divert via La Trobe St between Stop 11 Melbourne Museum and Stop D1 Etihad Stadium/Stop 122 Southern Cross Station.

- Limited shuttle service runs between Stop 124 Batman Park and Stop 6 Russell St and also between Stop 119 La Trobe St and Stop 6 Russell St/Flinders St.

- Passengers may consider trams along Swanston/Elizabeth/William Sts to connect with diverting Route 86/96 trams.

- We have been advised this delay will continue for some time.

Please allow extra time for your journey, avoid the area if possible and follow instructions by @Victoria Police.

Further updates to follow.


Update: 11.55am

  • Route 35 trams (City Circle) run between Stop 9 Victoria St via La Trobe St and Docklands to Stop 6 Russell St/Flinders St.
  • Route 86/96 trams in both directions divert via La Trobe St between Stop 11 Melbourne Museum and Stop D1 Etihad Stadium/Stop 122 Southern Cross Station.
  • Limited shuttle service runs between Stop 124 Batman Park and Stop 6 Russell St and also between Stop 119 La Trobe St and Stop 6 Russell St.
  • Passengers may consider trams along Swanston/Elizabeth/William Sts to connect with diverting Route 86/96 trams.
  • We have been advised this delay will continue for some time.

Please allow extra time for your journey and follow instructions by @Victoria Police.

Further updates to follow.


Update: 11.20am

  • Route 35 trams (City Circle) run between Stop 9 Victoria St via La Trobe St and Docklands to Stop 6 Russell St/Flinders St.
  • Route 86/96 trams in both directions divert via La Trobe St between Stop 11 Melbourne Museum and Stop D1 Etihad Stadium/Stop 122 Southern Cross Station.
  • Limited shuttle service runs between Stop 124 Batman Park and Stop 6 Russell St and also between Stop 119 La Trobe St and Stop 6 Russell St.
  • Passengers may consider trams along Swanston/Elizabeth/William Sts to connect with diverting Route 86/96 trams.

Please allow extra time for your journey and follow instructions by @Victoria Police.

Further updates to follow.


Police incident in Bourke Street

  • Route 86/96 trams in both directions divert via La Trobe St between Stop 11 Melbourne Museum and Stop D1 Etihad Stadium/Stop 122 Southern Cross Station.
  • Limited shuttle service runs between Stop 124 Batman Park and Stop 6 Russell St and also between Stop 119 La Trobe St and Stop 6 Russell St.
  • Passengers may consider trams along Swanston/Elizabeth/William Sts to connect with diverting Route 86/96 trams.

Please allow extra time for your journey and follow instructions by Victoria Police.

Further updates to follow.