Route 606 Disruptions due to the 2016 Melbourne Marathon
Please note that the Melbourne Marathon will take place on Sunday 16 October 2016, 7am to 2pm.
Route 606: Bus services from Bay Street will be required to terminate at Mary St / Park St. Bus services from Elsternwick Station will commence from Mary St/ Park St as per timetable.
Please plan your journey early to avoid major delays.
Free public transport for seniors during the 2016 Victorian Seniors Festival
Sunday 2 October – Sunday 9 October 2016
Free public transport services between Sunday 2 October and Sunday 9 October make it easier for Victorian Seniors Card holders to travel to festival events or get out and explore Victoria.
- Free metropolitan buses, trains, trams, and regional town bus services for eight days between Sunday 2 October and Sunday 9 October.
- Free travel on V/Line economy class rail and coach services on Monday 3 October, Tuesday 4 October, Wednesday 5 October, Thursday 6 October, Saturday 8 October and Sunday 9 October.
- Long distance V/Line services to and from Albury, Bairnsdale, Swan Hill, Shepparton and Warrnambool require a booking.
- Seniors need to carry their Victorian Seniors Card while travelling.
Route 606 disruption/detours
Dear passengers, please take note of these disruptions/detours to Route 606.
Effective from Monday, 19 September to Friday, 23 September 2016 in both directions, from 9am to 4pm.
Towards Elsternwick (Monday to Friday)
The bus will travel on Park Street into Mary Street then Beaconsfield Parade then The Esplanade and continue as normal.
Bus stop missed: 21242
Towards Fishermans Bend (Wed to Friday 9am to 4pm)
The bus will travel on The Esplanade then do a u-turn at Alfred Square onto Carlisle Street then into Barkly Street then Grey Street then Canterbury Road then Mary Street then Park Street and continue as normal.
Bus stop missed: 46066
Missed bus stops are on Park street, close to the intersection of Fitzroy street.
Repositioned Bus Stops Monash University
Effective Monday 15th August 2016 Until Further Notice
With phase 1 of the Monash Uni Bus Terminus upgrade well into affect the Bus Stop positioning will change effective first bus Monday 15th August 2016 until further notice.
Please familiarize yourself with the above and prepare to board and depart in accordance with the above Bus Stop setup.
Route 153 & 441 detour due to Werribee Street Railway Crossing closure
Due to road works at Werribee St and Cottrell St, the railway crossing at Werribee St will be closed effective 25th June, 9:00pm to 26th June 9:00am. The following detours will be in place and will affect Route 153 & 441.
Route 153: The last bus (9:03 pm on 25th June) from Werribee to Williams Landing will be affected. The bus will travel from Werribee station to Synnott St via Cherry St skipping the Cottrell St and Synnott St (West) then going to Hoppers Crossing Station via Princess Hwy as normal and then to Williams Landing Station via Old Geelong Road. The following bus stops will therefore not be serviced on Cottrell St and Synnott St (West). (Missed Bus stop Id 40313, 50046, 20196, 5194, 5184,5209,50045,7196,22572,7183).
Route 441: The first bus (8:22 am on 26th June) from Werribee to Werribee via Westleigh Drive will be affected and the bus will have to go down Cherry St and Synnott St both ways to go to old Geelong Road skipping Cottrell St. The following bus stops on Cottrell St will therefore not be serviced. (Bus Stop Id 40313, 5209).
Ballarat Bus Network Review Consultation sessions (Tues 14 June & Wed 15 June)
Photo courtesy of The Courier
Come have your say at the Ballarat Bus Network review consultation sessions.
Tuesday 14 June 2016
Caro Convention Centre
Mt Helen Campus, Federation University
11am-1pm and 4pm-6pm
Wednesday 15 June 2016
Ballarat Mechanics’ Institute
117 Sturt St, Ballarat
11am-1pm and 6pm-8pm
There will also be an online survey on the PTV website from 14- 28 June 2016.
Check out the article in the Courier regarding the consultation sessions here:
Those unable to attend can provide feedback at the ptv.vic.gov.au/getinvolved website.
Route 605: Alexandra Avenue Bus Stop Closure
Effective Tuesday, 3rd May to Monday, 31st May 2016
Please be aware that due to road works being carried out along Alexandra Avenue, the following changes will take place and may cause disruptions along the 605 Route.
- Bus Stop ID 20715 located between Church Street and Como Park along Alexandra Avenue will not be in service until completion of road works.
- Reduced speed limits along Alexandra Avenue to 40km/h.
Please plan you trip in accordance with the above disruptions and information.