If you’re using public transport services over the Christmas and New Year periods, you will be pleased to know that there are additional services running as well as free travel at certain times.
The Victorian Coalition Government will provide free travel on Victoria’s public transport network on Christmas Day and from 6pm on New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Eve, public transport will run all night and Melbourne metropolitan Zone 1 and 2 travel will be free from 6pm until the first normal scheduled train, tram or bus on New Year’s Day.
V/Line passengers will also have free travel on trains and most coaches where touch-on occurs after 6pm on New Year’s Eve.
The Public Transport Victoria call centre will be open to assist travellers all night on New Year’s Eve, so for public transport information call PTV on 1800 800 007 or visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au