• 86

High Street Northcote third-party works

Sunday 28 November to Sunday 5 December 2021

Date and time

1am Sunday 28 November to last tram Sunday 5 December

Reason for service changes

We’re renewing tram tracks while VicRoads conducts works to strengthen the bridge over Merri Creek. Delivering these essential works will ensure a safe and reliable tram network for passengers and the community. 

Service changes

  • Route 86 trams run in sections between:
    • Waterfront City Docklands and Stop 25 Clifton Hill Interchange
    • Stop 42 Dundas St and Bundoora RMIT
  • Buses replace trams between Stop 25 Clifton Hill Interchange and Stop 42 Dundas Street, diverting around the Merri Creek bridge.

Tram stop changes 

The following tram stop will be closed for the duration of the works:

  • Stop 26 Walker Street/High Street

A temporary bus stop will replace the following stop:

  • Stop 27 Westgarth Street/High Street

The work zone will be fenced off. Please refer to signage around the work zone area to get around.

Alternative travel

Track your tram replacement bus

During the disruption, find your replacement bus using Busminder below or DM us at @yarratrams for assistance. 


Replacement buses are low-floor. If you need assistance, speak to our customer service team or alert your driver. 

Trams and replacement buses run to normal frequency during works, however there may be delays due to traffic congestion around the area.

Allow extra time for your journey, and always wear a face mask while traveling.