Network upgrades - Route 96 - Nicholson Street
Thursday 2 January to Sunday 19 January 2020
Thursday 9 January - update to service changes
Due to the re-opening of Brunswick Road, Route 96 tram replacement buses are no longer travelling via Glenlyon Road.
Buses now divert around the work zone via Elgin Street, Rathdowne Street, Park Street, Amess Street, Brunswick Road and Nicholson Street.
Date and time
First tram Thursday 2 January to 2am Sunday 19 January
Reason for service changes
We’re upgrading Route 96 tram stops along Nicholson Street between Rose Street and Blyth Street to improve accessibility as well as renewing existing infrastructure.
- Visit the Route 96 tram stop upgrades page to learn more about the project
- Visit the Route 96 Nicholson Street project page our for more information about local area impacts
From 10pm Wednesday 1 January until 12.45am Thursday 2 January
Buses replace trams between Stop 10 Parliament Station and East Brunswick, while pre-works take place. Tram replacement buses will run along Nicholson Street servicing existing tram stops on the Route 96 whenever possible.
First tram Thursday 2 January to 2am Saturday 18 January
Buses replace Route 96 trams between Stop 12 Moor Street and East Brunswick. Tram replacement buses will divert around the work zone, servicing existing PTV bus stops in Elgin Street, Rathdowne Street, Brunswick Road and Nicholson Street.
2am Saturday 18 January to 2am Sunday 19 January
Buses replace Route 96 trams between Stop 11 Melbourne Museum and East Brunswick.
Tram replacement buses will divert around the work zone, servicing existing PTV bus stops in Elgin Street, Rathdowne Street, Brunswick Road and Nicholson Street.
Tram stop changes
The following tram stops will be closed for the duration of the works:
- Stop 12 Moor Street
- Stop 13 Johnston Street
- Stop 16 Rose Street
- Stop 17 Alexandra Parade
- Stop 19 Tempany Street
- Stop 20 Reid Street
- Stop 21 Scotchmer Street
- Stop 22 Brunswick Road
- Stop 23 Miller Street
- Stop 25 Albert Street
- Stop 27 Blyth Street