• 11
  • 12
  • 48
  • 58
  • 86
  • 96
  • 109

William Street works

Saturday 23 November to Sunday 8 December 2019

Date

2am Saturday 23 November to last tram Sunday 8 December

Reason for service changes

We’re building two new accessible platform stops along William Street and renewing tram tracks between Flinders Street and Royal Park on Route 58.

Service changes

Route 58

2am Saturday 23 November to last tram Sunday 24 November

  • Buses replace Route 58 trams between Stop 119 Wells St and West Coburg, diverting around the work zone via Queen Street.

Tram replacement buses will service the following stops:

  • Stop 119 Wells St (both directions): Use the temporary bus stops located up to 50m from existing tram stop 
  • Stop 116 City Rd (towards Toorak): Use the PTV bus stop near the corner City Rd/Kings Way
  • Stop 115 Casino/Southbank (both directions): Use the existing Route 58 tram stops
  • Stop 1 Flinders St to Stop 7 Flagstaff Station (both directions): Use the Route 605 bus stops along Queen Street, between Flinders and La Trobe streets
  • Stop 10 Victoria St (both directions): Use the PTV bus stops near the corner of Victoria St/Elizabeth St
  • Stop 11 Queensberry St (both directions): Use the temporary bus stops near the corner of Queensberry St/Peel St
  • Stop 14 Royal Melbourne Hospital (both directions): Use the temporary bus stops near the corner of Flemington Rd/Grattan St
  • Stop 19 Royal Children's Hospital (both directions): Use the temporary bus stops near the corner of Flemington Rd/ Abbotsford St
  • Stop 27 Royal Park Station (both directions): Use the train replacement bus stops on Poplar Road
  • Stop 29 Brunswick Rd (both directions): Use the PTV bus stops near the corner Brunswick Rd/Grantham St
  • Stop 30 Union Square Shopping Centre to Stop 44 Brearley Pde (both directions): Use the existing Route 58 tram stops

Monday 25 November to Sunday 8 December, first to last tram

  • Route 58 trams run in sections and divert via Elizabeth Street, with no trams between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station and Stop 2 Market St. Passengers may walk up to 350 metres / 4 minutes or use Route 70 or 75 trams to connect between sections.

Collins Street

2am Saturday 23 November to last tram Tuesday 26 November

  • Route 11 and 48 trams run in sections, with no trams between Stop 1 Southern Cross Station and Stop 5 Elizabeth St.
  • Route 12 and 109 trams divert via La Trobe Street, between Stop 124 Batman Park and Stop 12 St Vincent’s Plaza.

Bourke Street

First tram Wednesday 27 November to  5am Sunday 1 December

  • Route 86 trams run in sections, with no trams between Stop 1 Southern Cross Station and Stop 4 Queen St.
  • Route 96 trams divert via La Trobe Street, between Stop 122 Southern Cross Station and Stop 11 Melbourne Museum.

Alternative travel

  • City Loop trains
  • Upfield trains between West Coburg and the City
  • Cranbourne, Pakenham, Sandringham trains between South Yarra and the City
  • High frequency bus routes along Queen Street and Lonsdale Street
  • Route 3/3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 and 72 trams between Toorak Road and the City

Accessibility

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

If you’re deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service – for more information, visit relayservice.gov.au

Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

Works will be completed over multiple stages. For information about services affected by date, see the maps in the drop-down list below.

Stages 1 and 2: 2am Saturday 23 November to last tram Tuesday 26 November

  • Route 11 and 48 trams run in sections, with no trams between Stop 1 Southern Cross Station and Stop 5 Elizabeth St.
  • Route 12 and 109 trams divert via La Trobe Street, between Stop 124 Batman Park and Stop 12 St Vincent’s Plaza.

Saturday and Sunday 

Monday and Tuesday

  • Route 58 trams run in sections and divert via Elizabeth Street, with no trams between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station and Stop 2 Market St.

Stage 3: First tram Wednesday 27 November to 5am Sunday 1 December

  • Route 58 trams run in sections and divert via Elizabeth Street, with no trams between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station and Stop 2 Market St.
  • Route 86 trams run in sections, with no trams between Stop 1 Southern Cross Station and Stop 4 Queen St. 
  • Route 96 trams divert via La Trobe Street, between Stop 122 Southern Cross Station and Stop 11 Melbourne Museum.

Stage 4: 5am Sunday 1 December to last tram Sunday 8 December

  • Route 58 trams run in sections and divert via Elizabeth Street, with no trams between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station and Stop 2 Market St.

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9321 5454

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9321 5441

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9321 5444

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9321 5445

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9321 5443

हिंदी - Hindi

9321 5442

Việt Ngữ - Vietnamese

9321 5449

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9321 5446

عربي - Arabic

9321 5440

Español - Spanish

9321 5447

If your language isn't listed visit ptv.vic.gov.au/languages or call 9321 5450.