Winter Transport Works

Updated: May 29

The Victorian Government is working to build a better and safer transport network across Victoria, and there will be disruptions to the public transport and road network throughout winter.

As part of Victoria’s Big Build, it is concentrating on the removal of level crossings on the Frankston and Upfield lines and upgrading major road and rail networks across Melbourne from June to August. In addition, essential maintenance will also be carried out on the tram and regional train network during the winter period.

Please plan ahead and allow extra time for any travel or business activities.

Program of works

Location for the winter program of works are:


  • Frankston Line – Cheltenham and Mentone Level Crossing Removals

  • Sunbury Line Upgrade

  • V/Line maintenance and renewals program on Bendigo, Swan Hill and Echuca Lines

  • Upfield Line – Bell to Moreland Level Crossing Removals with part and full lines closures ​


  • Route 58 – Pascoe Vale substation works

  • Routes 86 and 96 – between Albert St and Liverpool St East Melbourne


  • Footscray Road citybound full weekend closure for two weekends in June

  • West Gate Freeway to M80 Ring Road outbound ramp closed for two weekends in June Princes Freeway closed between Princess Freeway, Hoppers Crossing and Princess Highway, Werribee.

For more information, live updates and travel advice go to:

Big Build – major projects information and updates

PTV disruptions – service changes and journey planning

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