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Swan Street third party works

Monday 12 April 2021

Date and time

Monday 12 April, 8pm to last tram.

Reason for service changes

A crane is being installed at 221 Swan Street as part of local construction works in Richmond.

Service changes

Route 70 trams divert via Bridge Road between Stop 6 Russell Street and Stop 29 Riversdale Junction.

Extra Route 70a trams will run between Flinders Street and Stop 7D Olympic Boulevard only.

Buses replace Route 70 trams along Swan Street, travelling between Stop 6 Russell Street and Stop 31 Fordholm Road. 

Tram stop changes

Tram replacement buses will service temporary bus stops located near the following tram stops. Follow signage and advice from our customer service team for replacement buses.

Tram stop

Connect with replacement bus service at:

Stop 7A William Barak Bridge

Temporary stop on Batman Ave, up to 140m / 2 min walk

Stop 7B Rod Laver Arena

Temporary stop on Batman Ave, up to 450m / 6 min walk

Stop 7C MCG / John Cain Arena

Temporary stop on Olympic Boulevard, up to 350m / 4 min walk

Stop 7D Olympic Boulevard

Temporary stop on Olympic Boulevard, up to 500m / 6 min walk

Stop 8 Richmond Station

Temporary stop near Richmond Station, up to 160m / 4 min walk

Stop 18 Yarra Boulevard

Temporary stop at footpath

 

Accessibility

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

Alternative travel options

  • Alamein, Belgrave and Lilydale line trains between Swan Street and the city. 

We encourage you to plan ahead, allow extra time and wear a face mask for your entire journey.