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Saturday, 19th August 2017

Heading to the first ever AFL footy game in Ballarat this Saturday?
To ease traffic congestion and get you to this history-making game, CDC will be running shuttle services from Ballarat Train Station and two Park & Ride areas: BWEZ (Ballarat West Employment Zone) Link Road Wendouree and Ballarat Regional Tennis & Table Tennis Centre, Dolwing St Wendouree.

 

Shuttle buses going to Mars Stadium will commence at 10.30am to 2pm

After the game, the shuttles will run from Mars Stadium from 3.30pm to 6.30pm to Ballarat Train Station and the Park & Ride locations. Last  service leaving Mars Stadium at 6.30pm.

Thank you and enjoy the game!

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From Sunday 27 August, we're updating bus timetables to connect with new train times.

To find out if your route has been affected visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007.

The following routes will be affected.

CDC Ballarat

CDC Geelong

Altona

Werribee

Effective Saturday 29th July 09:30am – 12:00pm & Sunday 30th July 07:00am – 10:30am

The following roads will be used for Route 605 travelling into the City and returning towards Gardenvale.

Route 605 City bound

  • Divert Left on Punt Road
  • Divert Right on Toorak Road
  • Divert Right on St Kilda Road
  • Divert Left on Kings Way
  • Divert Right on Collins Street (CBD)
  • Divert Left on Queens Street and then resume normal service

Route 605 Gardenvale bound

  • Divert Right on Collins (CBD)
  • Divert Left on Kings Way
  • Divert Left on Katandra Road
  • Divert Straight through Kings Way to Toorak Road West
  • Divert Left onto Punt Road • Divert Right on Domain Road
  • Divert Left onto Darling Road
  • Divert Right on Alexandra Avenue and resume normal service

For further information please visit the PTV website: http://ptv.vic.gov.au/

Effective 25 June 2017

Click here for more info - https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/11552/

Monday, 12th June 2017

Please be advised that all bus services (excluding specific Oakleigh depot routes below) will run to a Saturday timetable.

Please note:

  • Route 601 will run to a normal 4 times frequent bus service.
  • Route 605 will run to a Sunday timetable.

Effective 4 June 2017

From Sunday 4 June, St Albans Station will be serviced by a new bus interchange with the removal of the level crossing at St Albans Station on Main Road.

Key features of the changes include:

  • Minor timetable changes will come into effect on Route 418.
  • Improved connections with train and bus services.
  • Route 418 will use the bus terminus on Caroline Springs Boulevard, outside the Caroline Springs Library, rather than in the Caroline Springs shopping centre car park.

Changes to the St Albans bus interchange will occur on six routes:

  • Route 408 St Albans Station to Highpoint Shopping Centre via Sunshine Station
  • Route 418 St Albans Station to Caroline Springs via Keilor Plains Station
  • Route 419 St Albans Station to Watergardens Station via Keilor Downs
  • Route 421 St Albans Station to Watergardens via Keilor Plains Station
  • Route 425 St Albans Station to Watergardens Station via Delahey
  • Route 942 Night Bus City to Footscray to Sunshine to Deer Park to St Albans

To assist you in locating the correct bus bay at the new St Albans interchange, please refer to the table below:

ROUTEBAY
408 3
418 1
419 2
421 1
425 4
942 1
423 5 (Located at McKechnie St)
424 6 (Located at McKechnie St)

Find new timetables at Timetables or call PTV on 1800 800 007.

Effective 10 May 2017 (till new route 605 is implemented)

Due to current works on the Swan Street Bridge, Route 605 will undergo a temporary route change from 10 May 2017 till the new route 605 is implemented.

This will allow the 605 to provide coverage along Domain Road due to the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA) Domain Station construction works and removal of Route 8 tram on Domain Road.

Due to the current vehicle congestion and delays along Olympic Boulevard and Batman Avenue, Route 605 INBOUND will travel north on Punt Road, Turn Left onto Brunton Avenue (west bound)/ Jolimont Road and then Left onto Wellington Parade South continuing onto Flinders Street and then resumes its normal route.

On major event days at the MCG where Brunton Avenue closes, Route 605 will continue along Punt Road, turn Left (westbound) onto Wellington Parade and continue onto Flinders Street where is resumes its normal route.

Please note, Outbound journeys on the 605 are not affected.