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Temporary Gawler line closure Adelaide to Mawson Interchange from 18 November 2017

When: From Saturday 18 November 2017 to Monday 4 December 2017

  • Routes affected:

The Gawler line will be temporarily closed from 9pm Saturday 18 November to last service Monday 4 December 2017.

Temporary timetables are available below.

Last train services on Saturday 18 November:

Gawler line

  • Will be partially closed between Adelaide and Mawson Interchange, trains will operate between Mawson Interchange and Gawler Central
  • Closed from 9pm Saturday 18 November until last service Monday 4 December
  • Free substitute buses between Adelaide and Mawson Lakes and free trains from Mawson Lakes to Gawler.
  • North Adelaide Station will not be serviced by substitute buses - passengers are advised to either catch the tram (free travel between the Adelaide Entertainment Centre and South Terrace, city) or stop 6 Jeffcott Street for 250-254 bus services
  • Substitute buses will pick up and set down at stop D North Terrace, outside the Intercontinental Hotel
  • Buses will also set down at stop A3 King William Street between first service and 10am weekdays
  • Please note that due to works for the tram line extension project substitute buses may experience delays in the city


  • Download the substitute bus weekday timetable to the city (PDF 387KB)
  • Download the substitute bus weekday timetable from the city (PDF 817KB)
  • Download the substitute bus weekend timetable to the city (PDF 320KB)
  • Download the substitute bus weekend timetable from the city (PDF 499KB)

Wheelchair Passengers

  • All bus substitute services are accessible for all customers, including the elderly, customers with a disability and those travelling with prams.
  • Coaches will be utilised on the Gawler line during AM and PM peak periods, which are not accessible. However an Adelaide Metro bus (which is accessible) is scheduled to depart at the same time as the coach to cater for wheelchair and elderly passengers.
  • In the event there is insufficient space on the bus for a wheelchair (as buses cannot carry as many wheelchairs as a train), the drivers are instructed to contact the depot to arrange an accessible cab.  
  • If you have a large mobility devices that does not fit on buses passengers are to be advise to ask the driver to arrange an Access Cab.

Bicycle Passengers

Bicycles not permitted on bus substitute services.

The $238 million joint State and Commonwealth project involves separating the freight and passenger rail lines and removing level crossings at Park Terrace and Gibson Street. We thank you for your patience whilst these important works are undertaken.

Download the free metroMATE app for Apple or Android from the App or Google Play Store to get real-time information about services and details on disruptions or delays, sign up to My Metro to receive SMS or email notifications direct to you or call the Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 for up-to-date travel information.

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