Tram Line Upgrade

Best way to get to Highpoint Shopping Centre during the scheduled tram line upgrade.

Maribyrnong Road Tram Network Upgrade: Travel Impact and Alternative Routes

The Department of Transport and Planning (DTP) and Yarra Trams are upgrading tram tracks on Maribyrnong Road between Union Road and Navigator Street, which may affect travel to Highpoint Shopping Centre. Here’s what you need to know:

Key Dates:

Major Works: 24-hour works from 11pm, Friday 28 June to 5am, Monday 15 July 2024

Travel Impact:

- Road Closures: Full closure of Maribyrnong Road between Union Road and Navigator Street during major works
- Public Transport Changes: Tram routes 57 and 82 will have service changes

Alternative Routes to Highpoint Shopping Centre:

1. Via Gordon Street:
   - Use Gordon Street to bypass the closed section of Maribyrnong Road.
   - From Gordon Street, turn onto Rosamond Road to reach Highpoint Shopping Centre.
   - This route provides a straightforward alternative, especially for those traveling from the south or west.

2. Via Epsom Road:
   - Use Epsom Road, which intersects with Maribyrnong Road, to bypass the closed section.
   - Follow detour signs and traffic management instructions.

3. Via Raleigh Road:
   - Take Raleigh Road and then turn onto Rosamond Road to reach Highpoint Shopping Centre.
   - This route avoids the major construction zone.

4. Via Footscray Road and Ballarat Road:
   - Use Footscray Road and then Ballarat Road, turning onto Rosamond Road.
   - This route is ideal for those coming from the city or western suburbs.

Alternatively, click here to navigate via the best route.

Public Transport Alternatives:

   - Trams: Check Yarra Trams’ website for updates on routes 57 and 82.
   - Buses: Bus route 468 will be affected; check Public Transport Victoria’s website for updates.

For More Information:

   - Still feeling lost? Call our Customer Service Desk for assistance on 03 9319 3344.
   - Also you can visit Yarra Trams Projects or call 1800 800 007.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during these essential works to improve tram services. Please plan your journey accordingly to avoid delays.