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Metro Tunnel

Mernda Line, Epping to Mernda

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Work is continuing safely on the Metro Tunnel Project as part of Victoria's Big Build. The health and safety of our workforce and community remains our top priority. COVIDsafe Plans are in place on all project sites across Victoria. Learn more.

Temporary night time closures – April and May 2021

Out of hours works have been scheduled intermittently on the Mernda line in April and May to allow the Metro Tunnel Project to continue to conduct critical testing of High Capacity Signalling technology.

Night time closures will occur on the following dates:

  • Sunday 18 April to Thursday 22 April
  • Monday 26 April to Thursday 29 April
  • Monday 17 May to Thursday 20 May.


Buses will replaces trains from 8.50pm until the last train service on parts of the Mernda line between 18 to 29 April and 17 to 20 May 2021.

Map of testing site

To plan your journey visit Public Transport Victoria.

Find out more about construction on the Mernda line.