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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 – August 2021

Out of hours works will continue intermittently on the Mernda Line in August 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:

  • Monday 2 August to Thursday 5 August
  • Monday 9 August Thursday 12 August


Buses will replaces trains from 9pm until the last train service on parts of the Mernda Line on various evenings throughout August 2021.

Map of testing site

To plan your journey visit Public Transport Victoria.

Find out more about construction on the Mernda line.