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Route 86 - Plenty Rd

Saturday 21 September to Sunday 29 September 2019

Date and time

2am Saturday 21 September to last tram Sunday 29 September 2019.

Reason for service change

We’re renewing tram tracks on Plenty Road, between Kingsbury Drive and Murray Road.

Service changes

Buses replace Route 86 trams between Stop 42 Dundas St and Bundoora RMIT.

Due to Planned Industrial Action on Thursday 26 September between 10am and 2pm, buses will replace Route 86 trams between Stop 25 Clifton Hill Interchange and Bundoora RMIT. Click here for more information about planned industrial action.

 Stops not serviced by replacement buses

  • Stop 43 Raglan St (towards Bundoora RMIT)
  • Stop 50 Sylvester Gr
  • Stop 51 Wood St
  • Stop 52 Tyler St
  • Stop 53 Ethel Gr
  • Stop 54 Wilkinson St
  • Stop 66 Settlement Rd
  • Stop 70 Janefield Dr (towards Bundoora RMIT)

For more information on the Route 86 Plenty Rd works, visit the project page.

Alternative travel options

If possible, avoid the area and consider alternative travel options for the duration of the works.

  • Mernda or Hurstbridge line trains
  • Route 11 trams

Buses replace trains between Parliament, Flinders Street and Clifton Hill stations from Sunday 22 September to Wednesday 25 September, each night. Please allow extra time for your journey. For more information visit the Metro trains website here.

Pedestrian access around the work zone

Pedestrian access will be limited. Please refer to signage around the work zone area to find the nearest replacement bus stop or pedestrian crossing.


  • The last accessible stop for Route 86 is Stop 31 Northcote Town Hall

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