The City Loop is confusing at the best of times, with trains running in different directions at different times, some direct, some via the Loop.
What really needs to happen is a review and simplification of Loop operations to provide consistent, efficient, easy to understand train services.
Weekdays – AM peak
Weekdays – AM off-peak
Weekdays – PM off-peak and evenings
Weekdays – PM peak
Weekends – all day
Night Network (Fridays & Saturdays after 1am)
- Note: Some further variations exist to the patterns illustrated above.
- V/Line, Showgrounds and Flemington racecourse services not shown.
- See also: Going Loopy: maps to help fight City Loop confusion – simplified operation needed
Updated May 2023