Service Disruptions


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New Disruptions

29 Feb - 12 Apr
Johnston Street, Fitzroy
Due to roadworks on Johnston Street in Fitzroy, Route 200 and 207 eastbound services may experience delays up to 10 minutes.

  • Nicholson St, Fitzroy - Tuesday 29 January - Friday 12 April from 8:00pm - 5:00am (weekdays)
  • Johnston St, Fitzroy - Tuesday 29 January - Friday 12 April from 7:00am - 3:00pm (weekdays & Weekends)
  • Smith St, Fitzroy - Tuesday 29 January - Friday 12 April from 8:00pm - 5:00am (weekdays)

*Lane closures apply: traffic controllers will be on site to assist both passengers and vehicles

The following stops may be affected at times:

  • Brunswick St / Johnston St, Fitzroy           ID 938
  • Napier St / Johnston St, Fitzroy                  ID 856
  • Smith St / Johnston St, Collingwood        ID 854

Traffic controllers will provide temporary stops if needed.

24 - 25 Feb
Lonsdale Street, CBD
Due to roadworks at Lonsdale Street in Melbourne's CBD between Queen Street and Elizabeth Street, Routes 200, 207, 250, 251, 302, 304, 305, 905, 906 & 907 may experience delays of up to 10 minutes from 8am-3pm on Saturday 23 February and from 10am-5pm on Sunday 24 February. Traffic controllers will be on site to assist passengers.
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Stops affected: Hardware Lane/Lonsdale Street, Melbourne (ID 19551)

23 - 24 Feb
Victoria Parade, Fitzroy
Due to roadworks on Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Routes 302, 305, 905, 906, 907 & 908 may experience delays up to 10 minutes. Lane closures apply: a traffic controller will be on site to assist both vehicles and passengers.

23 Feb
Lygon Street, Carlton
Due to roadworks at 97 Lygon Street in Carlton, routes 200 and 207 may experience delays up to 10 minutes from 8am - 3pm on Saturday 23 February.
*Stop(s) affected: Queensberry Street / Lygon Street, Carlton - ID 959 may be affected for a short time, however traffic controllers will be onsite at all times to assist with any passengers and will flag the buses as they approach.

11 Feb - 4 Mar
Hoddle Street, Collingwood
Due to roadworks on Hoddle Street in Collingwood between Vere Street & Perry Street from Monday 11 Feb - Monday 4 March, northbound route 246, 302, 304, 305, 309, 318, 350, 905, 906, 607 and 908 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes.
*Lane closures apply: traffic controllers will be on site to assist vehicles. No stops are affected.

10 Feb
Russell Street, CBD
Due to the Chinese New Year festival on Russell St between Bourke Street and Little Lonsdale Street, Routes 250, 251, 302, 304, 905, 906 & 907 will be diverted from 11.30am - 1pm and Routes 200 & 207 will be diverted from 6am - 10pm on Sunday 10 February. Stops 19545, 43717, 19551, 40798, 19527, 19542, 19540, 19541, 19542, 19545, 43717, 19554 and 19558 will not be serviced during this time.

10 Feb
Beach Road, Mordialloc
Due to the Mordialloc Triathlon along Beach Road in Mordialloc, Route 903 services will be diverted in both directions from 6am - 11am on Sunday 10 February. The following stops will not be serviced during this time:

  • Beach Road/Epsom Road
  • Beach Road/Bay Street
  • Beach Road/Rennison Street
  • Beach Road/McIndoe Parade
  • Beach Road/Parkers Road
  • Beach Road/Monaco Street
  • Beach Road/Antibes Street
  • Beach Road/Warrigal Road
  • Mentone Parade/Palermo Street
  • Mentone Parade/Mentone Girls Grammar
  • Mentone Parade/Venice Street
  • Mentone Parade/Mentone Reserve

Customers in Mordialloc are advised to use the temporary bus stop in the service road prior to Centreway.

9 Feb
Collins Street, CBD
Due to roadworks at Collins Street between Batman Hills Drive and Spencer Street in Docklands, Route 232 & 235 westbound services only will be diverted from 8am-3pm on Saturday 9 February. 
*Stop affected: Spencer Street/Collins Street - ID 45470

8 Feb
Greendale Road, Doncaster East
Due to power works at Greendale Road in Doncaster East, Routes 280 & 282 will be diverted from 8:30am to 4:00pm on Friday 8 February.
*Stops affected: 7 Greendale Road, Doncaster East - ID 41192 and 6 Greendale Road, Doncaster East - ID 41194

7 Feb
Cecil Street, South Melbourne
Due to the South Melbourne Night Markets, Route 236 will be diverted from 5pm-10pm on Thursday 7 February.
*Stops affected: South Melbourne Market/Cecil Street - ID 
8411 & 8410, Ferrars Street/Dorcas Street - ID 8409 & 8408

30 Jan - 1 Mar
Exhibition Street, CBD
Due to roadworks at Exhibition Street between Victoria Street and Latrobe Street in Melbourne CBD, routes 250 & 251 may experience delays up to 10 minutes. Night works only from 8pm - 5am nightly from Wednesday 30 Jan - Friday 1 March.
*Lane closures apply: traffic controllers will be on site to assist vehicles. No stops are affected. 

7 Jan - 20 March
Mentone Parade
Due to roadworks at Mentone Parade in Mentone, R903 will be diverted from 5am, Mon 7 Jan - 5:30pm, Wed 20 March. For Altona-bound services, Stop ID 19613 will not be serviced during this time. Mordialloc-bound services will not miss any stops.


Bus Stops (Temporary / Closures)

Route 220: Permanent bus stop closures from Monday 29 October
Due to operational requirements, 3 of the 4 R220 bus stops on Footscray Road in West Melbourne between Appleton Dock Road and Dahlenburg Street (west bound only) will be closed permanently with bus signage removed. Bus I.D. numbers 5913, 5915, 5916.

Routes 216 & 219: Bus stop closure and temporary stop in place from Friday 1 June 2018 until further notice
Bus stop ID 6564 at Robinson St/Williams Rd, Prahran will be closed and a temporary stop will be in place just south of the existing stop.

Route 220: Temporary bus stop closure from Wednesday 6 December 2017 until further notice
Due to operational requirements, bus Route 220 will not service the following stop from Wednesday 6 December 2017 until further notice:

  •  Orrong x Seymour Rd

Customers are advised to use the existing bus stop at: 

  • Orrong x Glen Eira Rd


Ongoing Disruptions

9 Sept - ongoing
St Kilda Road & Southbank Boulevard
Due to works on St Kilda Road and Southbank Boulevard, Routes 216, 219 and 220 will no longer run along St Kilda Road between the city and Commercial Road.
- Services from Gardenvale will terminate at The Alfred Hospital
- Services from Sunshine will terminate on Queen Street, near Collins Street in the city.
To continue your journey along St Kilda Road connect with tram routes 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 or 72 on Swanston Street or St Kilda Road.

17 Apr - ongoing
South-bound Hoddle St bus stop at Johnston St (Stop ID 1293) will be closed from 17 April for approx. 5 weeks due to the Streamlining Hoddle Street Project. R246, 905, 906, 907, 908 and all city services will be impacted. Alternate stops at Vere St, Gipps St & Langridge St.

14 Feb - Ongoing
Overton Rd, Frankston
Due to level crossing removal works, Route 901 inbound and outbound stops at Overton Road (Stop ID: 779) and Dandenong Road West (Stop ID: 2997), Frankston will be closed. The next nearest stops are Mereweather (Stop ID: 781) or Boonong Avenue (Stop ID: 14969).

14 Feb - Ongoing
St Kilda Rd, Metro Tunnel
R216, 219, 220 - expect significant delays on St Kilda Rd due to Metro Tunnel works. Traffic reduced to one lane for 800 metre section near Shrine of Remembrance and Toorak Rd. Please allow extra travel time for your journey. Diversions will also be required at various stages of the works. And due to additional traffic pushed onto Punt Rd, R246 services are expected to be delayed by up to 15 mins. Further details here http://ow.ly/xjBI30imAWq

16 Sep 2017 – Ongoing
New St, Brighton
Permanent stop closure ID: 5059 at 233 New St, Brighton for Routes 216, 600 & 923.

8 Sep 2017 – Ongoing
Bell St, Coburg
There are permanent changes to the Bell St on/off ramp to City Link, Coburg.

15 July 2017 - Ongoing
Ballarat Rd, Sunshine North
Route 215, 216 & 220 may experience delays up to 10 minutes due to road works at Duke St x Ballarat Road, Sunshine North from 09:30 – 15:30.

9 Sept - ongoing
St Kilda Road & Southbank Boulevard
Due to works on St Kilda Road and Southbank Boulevard, Routes 216, 219 and 220 will no longer run along St Kilda Road between the city and Commercial Road.
- Services from Gardenvale will terminate at The Alfred Hospital
- Services from Sunshine will terminate on Queen Street, near Collins Street in the city.
To continue your journey along St Kilda Road connect with tram routes 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 or 72 on Swanston Street or St Kilda Road.