Train strikes in Melbourne, Australia, on September 4, 2015

In industrial action against Metro Trains, about 700 train services will be cancelled across Melbourne on Friday, mainly between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, disrupting about 300,000 trips.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should expect major transportation delays on Friday. Authorities suggest avoiding travel on Friday if possible or using an alternative means of transportation. About 350 extra buses will operate on some routes. Taxi operators will extend hours. Uber is offering discount fares to new customers.