Gawler rail line closures

When: From Monday 16 March 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.

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

Below you will find information on:

 

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, Monday 27 April to Friday 3 July 2020, except for weekend full line closures. Trains will resume their normal timetabled services each 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.

 

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.

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.

 

Sunday 12 July full line closure - Adelaide to Gawler Central

  • Location: The entire Gawler line will be closed between Adelaide Railway Station and Gawler Central Railway Station.
  • When: From first service, Sunday, 12 July to first service Monday 13 July 2020.
  • Passenger services: Substitute buses will be in place to transport passengers between Adelaide Railway Station and Gawler Central Railway Station.

This Sunday full line closure is taking place in the middle of the July school holidays partial line closure - Adelaide to Salisbury
Following the full line closure on the Sunday, from Monday morning 13 July trains will then operate between Salisbury Interchange and Gawler Central.
Substitute buses will operate between Adelaide and Salisbury Interchange, as per the details in the July school holidays partial line closure - Adelaide to Salisbury

 

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

  • Timetables for the Sunday full line closure will be provided in the near future.

Wheelchair Passengers

  • All timetabled substitute bus 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 substitute bus services.
 

Resume services

This Sunday full line closure is taking place in the middle of the July school holidays partial line closure - Adelaide to Salisbury
Following the full line closure on the Sunday, from Monday morning 13 July trains will then operate between Salisbury Interchange and Gawler Central.
Substitute buses will operate between Adelaide and Salisbury Interchange, as per the details in the July school holidays partial line closure - Adelaide to Salisbury

 

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