Gawler rail line closures

When: From Monday 13 July 2020

Affecting: GAW, GAWC, SALIS

A range of closures are taking place across the Gawler rail line for works on the Gawler Rail Electrification project.

These closures range from partial service closures to full line closures, as well as late night or ongoing closures - with substitute buses in place.

Further changes may occur to night or weekend closures as the AFL fixture is released to avoid impacting AFL matches at Adelaide Oval.

Check back often, as this page will be updated with upcoming closures as the information becomes available.

Below you will find information on:

 

July school holidays partial line closure - Adelaide to Salisbury

  • Location: The Gawler line will be closed between Adelaide Railway Station and Salisbury Interchange.
  • When: From first service, Sunday, 5 July to last service, Sunday, 19 July 2020.
  • Passenger services: Train services will operate between Salisbury Interchange and Gawler Central station. Substitute buses will be in place to transport passengers between Salisbury Interchange and Adelaide Railway Station.

During this July school holidays partial line closure, there will also be a full line closure (Adelaide to Gawler Central) on Sunday 12 July 2020.

 

Substitute Buses

Route and bus stops

  • The Substitute Bus (GA1) will operate as closely as possible to the train timetable for the duration of the closure.
  • The substitute bus stops will be positioned as close to the Gawler line railway stations as practicable. These stations are outlined in the timetables below.
  • Please note due to a current construction project in Smithfield Plains, the GA1 bus will detour slightly along Curtis Road, Samuel Street and Anderson Walk. No substitute bus stops will be missed.

Timetables

Wheelchair Passengers

  • All timetabled bus substitute services are accessible for all customers, including the elderly, customers with a disability and those travelling with prams.

Bicycle Passengers

  • Bicycles are not permitted on bus substitute services.
 

Resume services

Trains will then resume their services Monday morning, 20 July 2020.

 

Weeknight partial line closures (ongoing) - Adelaide to Salisbury

  • Location: The Gawler line will be closed between Adelaide Railway Station and Salisbury Interchange.
  • When: Closed from approximately 9pm each weeknight, Tuesday 21 July to Friday 25 September 2020, inclusive. Trains will resume their normal timetabled services each weekday morning.
  • Passenger services: Train services will operate between Salisbury Interchange and Gawler Central station. Substitute buses will be in place to transport passengers between Salisbury Interchange and Adelaide Railway Station.
Last full service:

The last full service to run each night will be:

  • 8.20pm departing Adelaide
  • 7.55pm departing Gawler Central
Cancelled services
Adelaide to Salisbury Salisbury to Adelaide
8.50 PM 8.56 PM
9:20 PM 9:26 PM
9:50 PM 9:56 PM
10:20 PM 10:26 PM
10:50 PM 10:56 PM
11:20 PM 11:26 PM
11:50 PM 11:56 PM

 

Substitute Buses

Route and bus stops

  • The Substitute Bus (GA1) will operate as closely as possible to the train timetable for the duration of the closure. The bus trips will take approximately 45 minutes.
  • The substitute bus stops will be positioned as close to the Gawler line railway stations as practicable. These stations are outlined in the timetables below.

Timetables

Wheelchair Passengers

  • All timetabled bus substitute services are accessible for all customers, including the elderly, customers with a disability and those travelling with prams.

Bicycle Passengers

  • Bicycles are not permitted on bus substitute services.
Resume services

Trains will resume their services each weekday morning.

 

Weekend partial line closures - Adelaide to Salisbury

  • Location: The Gawler line will be closed between Adelaide Railway Station and Salisbury Interchange.
  • When: From first service Saturday to last service Sunday, the below weekends:
    • Saturday 1 August to Sunday 2 August
    • Saturday 8 August to Sunday 9 August
    • Saturday 15 August to Sunday 16 August
    • Saturday 22 August to Sunday 23 August
    • Saturday 29 August to Sunday 30 August
    • Saturday 5 September to Sunday 6 September
    • Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
    • Saturday 19 September to Sunday 20 September
  • Passenger services: Train services will operate between Salisbury Interchange and Gawler Central station. Substitute buses will be in place to transport passengers between Salisbury Interchange and Adelaide Railway Station.
Substitute Buses

Route and bus stops

  • The Substitute Bus (GA1) will operate as closely as possible to the train timetable for the duration of the closure.
  • The substitute bus stops will be positioned as close to the Gawler line railway stations as practicable. These stations are outlined in the timetables below.

Timetables

Wheelchair Passengers

  • All timetabled bus substitute services are accessible for all customers, including the elderly, customers with a disability and those travelling with prams.

Bicycle Passengers

  • Bicycles are not permitted on bus substitute services.
Resume services

Trains will then resume their services the following Monday mornings.

 

September/October school holidays partial line closure - Adelaide to Salisbury

  • Location: The Gawler line will be closed between Adelaide Railway Station and Salisbury Interchange.
  • When: From first service, Sunday 27 September to last service, Sunday 11 October 2020.
  • Passenger services: Train services will operate between Salisbury Interchange and Gawler Central station. Substitute buses will be in place to transport passengers between Salisbury Interchange and Adelaide Railway Station.
  • There will be no closure on Saturday, 26 September, with full Gawler line services to run between Adelaide and Gawler Central from first service until last service.
Substitute Buses

Route and bus stops

  • The Substitute Bus (GA1) will operate as closely as possible to the train timetable for the duration of the closure.
  • The substitute bus stops will be positioned as close to the Gawler line railway stations as practicable. These stations are outlined in the timetables below.

Timetables

Wheelchair Passengers

  • All timetabled bus substitute services are accessible for all customers, including the elderly, customers with a disability and those travelling with prams.

Bicycle Passengers

  • Bicycles are not permitted on bus substitute services.
Resume services

Trains will then resume their services Monday morning, 12 October 2020.

 

Further project information 

For further information on the Gawler Rail Electrification project, please contact the following:

Call: 1300 080 834
Email: dpti.gawlerelectrification@sa.gov.au
Visit: www.dpti.sa.gov.au/grep