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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 – late 2020

Out of hours works have been scheduled intermittently on the Mernda line throughout November and December to allow the Metro Tunnel to continue to conduct critical testing of High Capacity Signalling technology.

Night time closures will occur on the following dates:

  • Sunday 1 November to Friday 6 November
  • Monday 23 November to Thursday 26 November
  • Sunday 29 November to Thursday 3 December.


Buses will replace trains from 8.50pm until the last train service on parts of the Mernda line between 1 November to 3 December 2020.

Map of testing site

To plan your journey visit Public Transport Victoria.

Find out more about construction on the Mernda line.