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Traffic and Transport

Information logo. The Games are now complete and the following information is for reference purposes only.

Traffic during the Games. Games time traffic arrangements with 'real time' travel times for the city's freeways and highways are available from the travel time information section of the VicRoads Website. Public transport during the Games. View details of the extra train, tram and bus services that will operate throughout the Games.
Read the latest information about traffic and transport plans, road closures and diversions that will be in place near Games venues and for Road Events, provided by OCGC. Find out about Exclusive Games Lanes on the OCGC Website. These lanes are designed to ensure vehicles transporting athletes and Games officials arrive on schedule.

Melbourne will be alive with activity during the Games as participants, spectators, visitors and Melburnians move between homes, workplaces and events.

The public transport system and the roads near major venues will be busier than ever before.

Remember to plan, be patient and allow plenty of time to reach your destination. Where possible, avoid travelling during the morning (7am – 9.30am) and evening (4pm – 7pm) peaks.

Local community information
To view information provided directly to local communities located near Games venues visit the Traffic and Transport Publications page on the Office of Commonwealth Games Coordination website.

Free travel with Games tickets
On the day of the event you are attending, you can travel free on Melbourne's trains, trams and buses that accept Metcard. You must have your Games ticket with you when you travel and you need to hang on to your Games ticket for the journey home.

V/Line special offer
Games ticket holders are also entitled to a special offer on regional rail and coach services. Spectators can travel on V/Line services for no more than $10 return anywhere in Victoria on the day before, the day of, and the day after a Games event upon presentation of a valid Games ticket. Bookings are essential. Contact V/Line on 136 196 for more details.

Business Ready information
To view information about how to make the most of business opportunities created by the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games visit the Business Ready program.

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