SUMMARY OF FESTIVAL ROAD CLOSURES & PUBLIC TRANSPORT DIVERSIONS

SHOW US YOUR BIKE

Cycle to the Festival and we’ll shout you a coffee. Come past the Accreditation stall (located at the corner of Russell & Lonsdale Streets) and we’ll give you a voucher to use at the Festival. Leave the car at home, and take any city bound train, tram or bus towards the CBD and head towards the historic Greek Precinct (between Swanston and Exhibition Street).

 

ROAD CLOSURES

The following Road Closures will occur:

LONSDALE STREET

  • West of Swanston Street
  • East of Russell Street (at approximately Hayward Lane)

 

RUSSELL STREET

  • South of Little Lonsdale Street (access to QV Parking permitted)
  • North of Little Bourke Street

 

DIVERSIONS

  • Lonsdale Street Eastbound will be encouraged to detour at Elizabeth Street and will be detoured South of Swanston Street via U-turn. Access to Melbourne Central Parking will not be affected
  • Lonsdale Street Westbound will be detoured along Russell Street to Latrobe Street.  Local access into Lonsdale Street will be allowed with a forced U-Turn North of Hayward Lane enforced.
  • Russell Street Southbound will be encouraged to detour at Latrobe Street and detoured at Little Lonsdale Street
  • Russell Street Northbound will be encouraged to detour at Collins St and detoured at Little Bourke Street
  • Access to Warratah Place, Heffernan Lane, and Tattersalls Place will be restricted

 

All affected roads will close at 00:15 on Saturday 10 February 2018 and will reopen at 05:00 on Monday 12 February 2018.

Road closures will be managed by Phoenix Traffic Management and will be implemented in accordance with the 2018 Festival Traffic Management Plan.

 

BUS DIVERSIONS

The following services will require diversions between the first bus on Saturday 10 February 2018 and the first bus Monday 12 February 2018:

TRANSDEV

ROUTES: 302, 304, 905, 906, 907, 908

TO LONSDALE STREET TERMINUS:

  • Continue past Spring Street
  • Left at La Trobe Street and run express to Queen Stops
  • Left at Queen Street
  • Right at Lonsdale Street
  • Resume regular service
  • No stopping at La Trobe Street

 

FROM LONSDALE STREET TERMINUS:

  • Starting at Lonsdale Street Terminus (eastbound)
  • Left at Queen Street
  • Right at LaTrobe Street
  • Right at Victoria Street
  • Resume regular service
  • No stopping at La Trobe Street

 

ROUTES: 302, 304, 905, 906, 907, 908

TO CITY:

  • From Russel Street
  • Right at La Trobe Street
  • Left at Queen Street
  • Resume regular service
  • No stopping at La Trobe Street


FROM CITY:

  • From Queen Street
  • Right La Trobe Street
  • Left at Russell Street
  • Resume regular service


ROUTES: 250, 251

TO CITY:

  • From Rathdowne Street
  • Right at Queensbury Street
  • Left at Lygon Street
  • Right at La Trobe Street
  • Left at Queen Street
  • Resume regular service
  • No stopping at La Trobe Street


FROM CITY:

  • From Queen Street
  • Right at La Trobe Street
  • Left at Russell Street
  • Continue along Lygon Street
  • Right at Queensbury Street
  • Left at Rathdowne Street
  • Resume regular service
  • No stopping at La Trobe Street

 

NIGHT BUS | DYSONS:

Night bus will run the city loop as follows:

  • West along La Trobe Street
  • Left onto Queen Street(southbound)
  • Left onto Flinders Street (eastbound)
  • Left onto Russell Street (northbound)
  • Right on Bourke Street (eastbound)
  • Left on Exhibition Street (northbound)
  • Left onto La Trobe Street (westbound)

 

CDC SERVICES:

CDC Services will be redirected as follows:

  • North along St Kilda Road
  • Left onto Flinders Street (westbound)
  • Right onto Queen Street (northbound)
  • Right onto La Trobe Street (eastbound)
  • Left onto Exhibition Street (southbound)

 

TRAM SERVICES

The event will not impact any Yarra Tram services.

 

TRAIN SERVICES

The event will not impact any Metro Train services.

 

More information can be found on the PTV website: ptv.vic.gov.au

DISCLAIMER: Information correct at time of print.