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Partial Gawler line closure

When: From Monday 13 January 2020 to Saturday 25 January 2020

The Gawler train line will be partially closed between Adelaide and Salisbury from approximately 8:45pm until last service each night from Monday 13 to Saturday 25 January inclusive.

The partial night closures are required to facilitate works for the Gawler Rail Electrification Project that cannot be safely undertaken with trains operating and to minimise the impact for customers. 

Substitute buses and timetables

Train services between Adelaide and Salisbury will be replaced by substitute buses.

Substitute bus routes will operate as closely as possible to the train timetable between Adelaide and Salisbury.

Substitute buses departing from Adelaide will leave from Stop D North Terrace.

Substitute Bus Stops

Railway Station Substitute Bus Stop
Adelaide Railway Station Stop D North Terrace
Ovingham Stop 8 Churchill Road
Dudley Park Stop 10 Churchill Road
Islington Stop 14 Churchill Road
Kilburn Stop 20 Churchill Road
Dry Creek Temp Stop Cavan Road
Mawson Lakes Mawson Lakes Interchange Zone D
Greenfields Stop 34 Salisbury Highway
Parafield Gardens Stop 37 Salisbury Highway
Parafield Stop 41 Salisbury Highway
Chidda Stop 45 Salisbury Highway
Salisbury Salisbury Interchange Zone A

Substitute bus timetables

For departure times, see the bus timetables:

Adelaide to Gawler Central timetable (PDF 300KB)

Gawler Central to Adelaide timetable (PDF 299KB)

Substitute bus travel times

Route Origin & Destination Stopping pattern Trip Duration
GA1 Adelaide to Salisbury All Stops 45 minutes
GA1 Salisbury to Adelaide All Stops 45 minutes

Gawler line cancelled service

The last full service running from Adelaide before the closure will depart at 8.20pm to Gawler Central.

The last full service to Adelaide will depart at 7.55pm from Gawler Central.

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

Special Events:

Big Bash League – Wednesday 22 January 2020

Additional substitute buses will run post-event to cater for cricket patrons.

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 substitute bus services.

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