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Route 59 - Shamrock St/Mt Alexander Rd

Friday 9 August to Sunday 11 August 2019

Date and time

9pm Friday 9 August to last tram Sunday 11 August.

Reason for service changes

We’re renewing tracks along Matthews Avenue on Route 59, between King Street and Dromana Avenue. Traffic lights and pedestrian crossings at the intersection of Shamrock Street and Mt Alexander Road will also be installed as part of the Buckley Street Level Crossing project.

Service changes

Route 59 trams will run as Route 59a, with buses replacing trams between Stop 41 Essendon Station and Airport West.

Stops not serviced by replacement buses

  • Stop 42 Shamrock St (in both directions)
  • Stop 46 Lincoln Rd

Alternative travel options

  • Bus 477 between Moonee Ponds Junction and Airport West, via Mt Alexander Road, Keilor Road and Matthews Avenue.
  • Bus 476 or Bus 483 via Mt Alexander Road and Keilor Road.

During works, trams and replacement buses will run to the normal frequency, however they may not arrive at the scheduled time. We recommend you plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.