Fw: Sat.28.8.21 daily digest
  Roderick Smith

----- Forwarded message -----

To: "australiantransportnews@groups.io" australiantransportnews@...>
Sent: Sunday, 28 November 2021, 10:58:43 pm AEDT
Subject: Sat.28.8.21 daily digest



Sat.28.8.21 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
Buses replace  trains  between Newport and Williamstown until the last train of Friday 12 November (level-crossing removal).
Mernda/Hurstbridge/Lilydale/Belgrave/Alamein/Glen Waverley lines: All trains direct to/from Flinders St all day (maintenance works).  From loop stations, take a train from pfm 3 to Flinders St.
Cranbourne/Pakenham lines: Buses replace trains city - Oakleigh until the last train of Sun 29 Aug (tunnel works). Take a train to Burnley for express buses.
All-night public transport on Fridays and Saturdays will not run this weekend.  Trains, trams and buses will not run between 1am and 5am on Saturdays and between 1am and 6am on Sundays. 
17.03  Frankston line: Major delays (an equipment fault near Edithvale). Trains may terminate/originate at Mordialloc.
- 21.51 clearing.
22.06 Pakenham line: Major delays (a train fault near Beaconsfield). Trains may terminate/originate at Dandenong.
- 22.34 clearing.

COVID-19 IN AUSTRALIA Vaccine rollout  Aug 28 (Updated 3.39pm)
Victoria 32.7% fully vaccinated; 53.6% first dose; State target:70%
National 33.7% fully vaccinated; 56.9% first dose; National target:70%
New locally acquired cases 64 in Victoria; 1125 nationally

Show full size
210828Sa-Melbourne'HeraldSun'-CollinsSt-trams  |  640W x 480H  | 277.22 KB |  Photo details
Show full size
210828Sa-Melbourne'HeraldSun'-tram-ss  |  640W x 360H  | 215.33 KB |  Photo details