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Routes 12 & 109 - Public event: Victoria St Lunar Festival - Sunday 28 January

Sunday 28 January to Monday 29 January 2018

Service changes apply on Route 12 and 109 trams on Sunday 28 January from 3am to last tram, due to a public event in Richmond.

Service changes

  • Route 12 trams will operate as Route 12a between St Kilda and Stop 18 Hoddle Street
  • Route 109 trams will operate as Route 109a, diverting via Wellington Parade, Bridge Road and Church Street along Route 48, between Stop 29 Barkers Road and Stop 8 Spring Street
  • Buses will replace trams between Stop 16 Wellington Street and Stop 29 Barkers Road
  • Buses will divert around the event via Hoddle Street, Elizabeth Street & Church Street; stopping at temporary stops at the footpath where possible.

From 3am to 7.15am, buses will replace Route 109 Night Trams between a temporary bus stop near Stop 7 101 Collins Street and Stop 29 Barkers Road. Buses will travel via Albert Street & Victoria Parade before diverting via Hoddle Street, Elizabeth Street & Church Street.

Tram stop changes

From 3am to 7.15am:

  • Stops 8 - 12 will not be serviced by trams or replacement buses
  • Stops 18, 20, 21 (towards Victoria Gardens) and 24 will not be serviced by trams or replacement buses
  • Buses will stop at a temporary stop on Elizabeth Street near North Richmond Station for passengers wishing to connect.

From 7.15am to last tram:

  • Stops 18, 20, 21 (towards Victoria Gardens) and 24 will not be serviced by trams or replacement buses
  • Buses will stop at a temporary stop on Elizabeth Street near North Richmond Station for passengers wishing to connect.

At accessible stops, buses will stop at the footpath where possible.

Alternative travel options

  • Hurstbridge/South Morang trains to/from North Richmond station
  • Route 78 trams along Church Street between Bridge Road & Victoria Street to connect with diverting trams
  • Bus 246 along Hoddle Street between Bridge Road & Victoria Street to connect with diverting trams.

During this period, trams and replacement buses will operate to the normal frequency, however they may not arrive at the normal scheduled time due to traffic congestion.

We recommend you allow extra time for your journey.

For train, tram and bus information or to provide feedback, call 1800 800 007 6am-midnight (all night Friday & Saturday).

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