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Route 57 - Overhead

Monday 1 April 2019

Update 2.00pm

Route 57 trams have resumed along their normal lines following the earlier disruption. Delays may occur as we restore normal frequency. 

Update 10.10am

Buses replace trams between Stop 20 Melrose St and Stop 37 Union Rd, travelling via:

  • Flemington Road
  • Racecourse Road
  • Boundary Road
  • Macaulay Road
  • Stubbs Street
  • Racecourse Road
  • Epsom Road
  • Union Road

Buses will service existing stops where possible. 

Date and time

Monday 1 April, until further notice

Reason for changes

Due to a truck bringing down overhead wires in Racecourse Road.

Tram service changes

Route 57 trams in both directions divert via Mt Alexander Road between Stop 29 Melrose St and Stop 37 Union Rd.

Alternative travel

  • Passengers can consider trains on the Upfield/Craigieburn lines from Flemington Bridge and Newmarket Station.
  • Racecourse Road passengers may also connect with diverting trams via Bus Route 404 in Ascot Vale Road, and Union Road passengers may connect via Bus Route 472 in Francis Street.