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As part of the modernisation of Melbourne's tram network, Yarra
Trams will be renewing tram tracks, replacing the overhead wires
and constructing an accessible tram stop near the intersection of
Power Street, Wallen Road and Riversdale Road (Riversdale Junction)
from Saturday 30 June to Thursday 5 July 2012.
The following tram service changes will apply:
Routes 70 and 75 tram services
will operate as Routes 70a and
75a in two sections connected by tram replacement
Waterfront City Docklands to Burnley (Stop 18 Swan Street and
Wattle Park terminus - temporary stop in Riversdale Road near the
Tram stops 19, 20 and 29 on Route 70 will not be serviced during
City Spencer Street terminus to Richmond (Stop 23 Hawthorn
Vermont South terminus - temporary stop in Riversdale Road near
the works site.
Tram stops 27 (To City only), 28 and 29 on Route 75 will not be
serviced during the works.
A tram replacement bus service will operate between Burnley,
Richmond (Stop 18) and Stop 34 Kooyongkoot and Riversdale Roads to
allow passengers on Routes 70a and
75a to continue their journey. The bus will travel
via Auburn Road, Riversdale Road, Glenferrie Road, Burwood Road,
Yarra Boulevard, Swan Street, Burnley Street and Bridge Road.
Tram replacement buses will utilise existing kerbside tram stops
along the route and temporary tram stops will be located at the
During these changes, tram services will operate to their normal
frequency, however they may not arrive at the scheduled time. Yarra
Trams suggests that you allow extra time for your journey.
Click map for larger version.
here for a map showing traffic diversions and changes during
Power Street, Wallen Road and Riversdale Road will be closed
between Lisson Grove, Yarra Boulevard and Riversdale Court from
approximately midnight on Friday 29 June until approximately 5am on
Friday 6 July.
Traffic in Swan Street heading away from the city will be
diverted around the works at Burnley Street. Traffic from
Riversdale Road heading towards the city will be diverted at
Traffic entering Swan Street from Yarra Boulevard will only be
able to turn right towards the City or continue across Swan Street
into the industrial park.
For public transport information or to provide feedback call 1800 800
007 (6am to midnight daily)
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