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Sydney light rail trackwork in June and July

Through June and July, at times buses will replace some light rail services overnight to allow for essential construction work to take place on the future CBD & South East light rail. L1 light rail services will resume as normal from 6am Friday 12 July.

See the schedule at the bottom of this page to see when the light rail services and replacement bus services are running.

When light rail is not running, please follow the yellow directional signs to the nearby replacement bus stop locations:

Light rail stop Replacement bus stop Walking distance between stops
Central (towards Central or The Star) Central Station Coach Terminal, Western Forecourt Bus Bay 9 approx. 1 minute walk
Paddy’s Markets (towards Central and The Star) Corner of Hay St and Darling Dr approx. 2 minute walk 
Exhibition Centre (towards The Star) Darling Dr approx. 1 minute walk
Convention (towards Central and The Star) Darling Dr approx. 1 minute walk
The Star (towards Central and The Star) Pirrama Rd approx. 1 minute walk

Buses will not stop at the following locations:

  • Capitol Square (towards Central and The Star) – Please use the alternative stop at Central (approx. 5 minute walk)
  • Exhibition Centre (towards The Star) – Please use the alternative stop at Convention (approx. 5 minute walk)
  • Pyrmont Bay (towards Central and The Star) – Please use the alternative stop at The Star (approx. 5 minute walk)

Allow extra travel time, check travel alerts regularly for latest updates and plan your light rail or replacement bus trip ahead using the Trip Planner.

Light rail schedule during trackwork

Scheduled disruptions to light rail services are listed below, at all other times light rail will run as normal.

Overnight between 11pm and 6am
  • Replacement buses will run between Central and The Star in both directions on a 30 minute frequency.
  • Light rail services will not run.
Daily between 6am to 11pm
  • Light rail will resume between Central and Dulwich Hill in both directions as per normal schedule.
Overnight between 11pm and 6am
  • Replacement buses will run between Central and The Star in both directions on a 30 minute frequency.
  • Light rail services will not run.
Daily between 6am to 11pm
  • Light rail will resume between Central and Dulwich Hill in both directions as per normal schedule.
Overnight between 11pm and 6am
  • Replacement buses will run between Central and The Star in both directions on a 30 minute frequency.
  • Light rail services will not run.
Daily between 6am to 11pm
  • Light rail will resume between Central and Dulwich Hill in both directions as per normal schedule.
Overnight between 11pm and 6am
  • Replacement buses will run between Central and The Star in both directions on a 30 minute frequency.
  • Light rail services will not run.
Daily between 6am to 11pm
  • Light rail will resume between Central and Dulwich Hill in both directions as per normal schedule.
Overnight between 11pm and 6am
  • Replacement buses will run between Central and The Star in both directions on a 30 minute frequency.
  • Light rail services will not run.
Daily between 6am to 11pm
  • Light rail will resume between Central and Dulwich Hill in both directions as per normal schedule.