• 16
  • 72

Glenferrie and Malvern Road Renewal Works

Saturday 19 September to Thursday 24 September 2020

Date and time

Saturday 19 September to Thursday 24 September, first to last tram

Reason for service changes

We're renewing tram tracks and the overhead network on Glenferrie Road, between Malvern Road and High Street.

For information about local area impacts visit our project page .

Service changes

Buses partially replace Route 16 and 72 trams, diverting around the work zone. Service changes apply in the following stages:

Saturday 19 September to Thursday 24 September, first to last tram

  • Route 16 trams run a shortened service between Melbourne University and Stop 48 Hawthorn Road.
  • Buses replace trams between Stop 52 Dandenong Road and Kew.
  • Tram replacement buses to Kew are picking up passengers from Stop 53 Malvern Station.
  • Tram replacement buses from Kew are dropping off passengers at Stop 52 Dandenong Road to connect with trams to the city.
  • A temporary bus stop is in place at Huntingtower Road, for Malvern Road passengers.

8pm Monday 21 September to last tram Thursday 24 September:

  • Buses replace Route 72 trams between Stop 25 Commercial Road and Camberwell.

Tram stop changes

The following tram stops will be closed during the works:

Route 16

  • Stop 62 Mayfield Avenue
  • Stop 61 Moorakyne Avenue
  • Stop 60 Stonnington Place
  • Stop 59 Malvern Road
  • Stop 58 Bell Street

Route 72

  • Stop 42 Lauriston Girls' School 
  • Stop 43 Glenferrie Road
  • Stop 44 Plant Street

Tram replacement buses are picking up and dropping off passengers at temporary bus stops, located at the footpath near existing tram stops.

COVID-19 Changes


Tram replacement buses are low-floor depending on availability. If you need assistance, please speak to our customer service team or alert your driver.

Alternative travel options

  • Route 5 trams along Wattletree Road for Cabrini Hospital, or Route 6 trams between the city and High Street.
  • Cranbourne, Pakenham or Frankston line trains between the city and Malvern Station
  • Glen Waverley line trains between the city and Kooyong Station
  • Route 605 buses between the city and Gardenvale, or Route 624 between Kew and Oakleigh

We encourage you to plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

 Glenferrie Rd Works Rt 16 Linear Map
Route 16 Linear Map
Glenferrie Rd Works Area Map
A map showing the tram replacement bus routes and detour around the workzone