Cyclists & Pedestrians

Earl Street and Vaughan Street pedestrian bridges

Map showing the detours from tram stops 56 and 57 to Essendon Fields via English Street.

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Detour details

We temporarily removed the pedestrian bridges at Vaughan Street and Earl Street to allow the freeway to be widened.

We opened the new Vaughan Street bridge in May 2017.

The new Earl Street bridge will be opened in December 2017. Until then, use English Street bridge to get between Essendon Fields and Matthews Avenue and stop 56 on tram route 59..

From tram stop 56, Earl Street

  1. Head north on Matthews Avenue.
  2. Turn right onto English Street.
  3. Turn right onto Hammond Avenue to access Bristol Street.


If you have any questions about this detour then contact us on 1300 783 947 (select option 2) or