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As part of the modernisation of Melbourne's tram network, Yarra
Trams and Public Transport Victoria (PTV) are constructing a pair
of accessible platform stops and repairing and renewing tram tracks
at Moonee Ponds Junction. These works will create a new and
improved public transport hub with enhanced efficiency and
This will include:
Preliminary work will take place from Monday, 4 January
2016 to Friday, 15 January 2016. This
work will prepare the site for the major construction period and
involves pre-welding of the rail.
Major work will commence at 12:01am Saturday, 16 January
2016 and continue until 5:00am Thursday, 28
Route 82 & 59 trams will be affected
during the tram upgrade work. Buses will be replacing tram services
for part of the journey. For details, refer to signage on the
network or on-board brochures.
Service changes apply to Route
59 & 82 trams from Saturday,
16 January 2016 to Wednesday, 27 January
Community consultation with businesses, residents and the
general community took place in June and July 2015. There was a
high level of support for the project. Those in favour were pleased
with the improved safety, transfers between tram stops and access
to the bus interchange.
Changes to the bus interchange will be delivered as a second
stage. Further consultation before it is completed will be carried
out prior to delivery. PTV and the City Of Moonee Valley will
continue to provide more information about future consultation in
the development of the junction.
Full road closures will be in place between the following dates
If local access is required please approach a traffic controller
Please note NO road access will be permitted in this
area during the works. Access will only be permitted in case of an
emergency. If residents have special access requirements please
call 1800 800 007 (6am-midnight).
Yarra Trams is working closely with the City of Moonee Valley
and VicRoads to minimise the impact of this work on local traders.
Work zones will be fenced off for safety but footpaths will remain
open to pedestrians. For any specific concerns regarding access to
your business or property during the works, please call1800 800 007
6am-midnight (all night Friday & Saturday).
We thank you for your patience and regret any inconvenience
caused by this essential renewal work.
We advise that it is being performed in accordance with our
obligations to Public Transport Victoria and is necessary to
maintain a safe tram network as required by the Rail Safety Act
For more information or to offer feedback email firstname.lastname@example.org