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Thurs.26.8.21  Metro Twitter
Aircraft: No ramp access to platforms until late 2021 (pedestrian-underpass works).
Flinders St: still with a lane closed for tunnel works.
Mooroolbark: Station closed until late-2021 (level-crossing removal). A shuttle bus will operate Croydon - Mooroolbark - Lilydale, connecting with trains. There will be no access to station platforms or facilities during this time.
Edithvale/Chelsea/Bonbeach: Stations closed until late 2021 (level-crossing removal). A shuttle bus will operate Mordialloc - Carrum, connecting with trains. There will be no access to station platforms or facilities during this time.
The level crossings at Argyle Avenue, Bondi Road and Edithvale Road are closed until early-October.  Chelsea Road is closed permanently. See http://levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/projects/chelsea-road-chelsea
Until Wednesday 25 August the Royal Parade southbound service lane will be closed north of the Grattan Street intersection, adjacent to the Metro Tunnel Project site.   For more information on transport changes in this area, visit: https://metrotunnel.vic.gov.au/construction/parkville/changes-to-grattan-street
Buses replace  trains  between Newport and Williamstown until the last train of Friday 12 November (level-crossing removal).
9.18 Werribee Line: Major delays after a police action at Aircraft.
Buses replace trains Frankston - Stony Point from 18.00 until the last train (maintenance works).
Buses replace trains North Melbourne - Upfield from 20.35 until the last train (maintenance works).
Pakenham/Cranbourne lines: Buses replace trains Caulfield - Westall from 20.40 until the last train (tunnel works).
Sunbury/Craigieburn/Upfield/Lilydale/Belgrave/Alamein/Glen Waverley/Pakenham/Cranbourne lines: All trains run direct to/from Flinders St from 21.00 until the last train (maintenance works).  From loop stations, take a Flinders St train from pfm 1.
Buses replace trains Epping - Mernda from 21.00 until the last train (works).
Friday 27 August is the last day to have your say on the amended draft Development Plans for the Arden Station Precinct in North Melbourne and the Eastern Portal in South Yarra.  https://engage.vic.gov.au/metro-tunnel-project

COVID-19 IN AUSTRALIA Vaccine rollout Aug 26
NSW 33.8% fully vaccinated 62.8% first dose target:70%
National 32.3% fully vaccinated 55.2% first dose target:70%
New locally acquired cases 1029 in NSW 1123 nationally

Thurs.26.8.21 Melbourne 'Herald Sun'.  Electricity.  TOM MINEAR [with ATN]
ELECTRICITY generators that can power up on demand will be paid new subsidies in a bid to prevent a repeat of the disastrous Hazelwood closure that sent power bills skyrocketing.

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