The $1.7 billion Regional Rail Revival program will upgrade every regional passenger train line in Victoria, creating over 1,000 jobs. It is a joint initiative of the Australian and Victorian governments.
Duplicated track between Deer Park West and Melton, station upgrades, additional passing loops and stabling.
Learn more: Ballarat Line Upgrade
Track speed upgrades between Epsom and Echuca and signalling upgrades between Bendigo and Epsom and Eaglehawk.
Learn more: Bendigo Line Upgrade
Upgrades and future-proofing at Waurn Ponds station.
Learn more: Geelong Line Upgrade
Duplicated track between Bunyip and Longwarry, and near Moe, Morwell and Traralgon, station and signalling upgrades and replacing the Avon River Bridge.
Learn more: Gippsland Line Upgrade
Upgrades to Donnybrook and Wallan stations, level crossing upgrades, and works to allow VLocity trains to run all the way to Albury.
North East Rail Corridor Upgrade
New crossing loop, level crossing upgrades, improved signalling and new stabling.
Learn more: Warrnambool Line Upgrade
Regional Rail Revival will deliver:
- the infrastructure needed for more frequent and reliable train services for regional Victorians.
- new and upgraded stations, track duplication, upgraded level and pedestrian crossings and signalling upgrades
- more than 1,000 jobs
- developing industry skills and growing local economies, through the Victorian Government’s Local Jobs First - Victorian Industry Participation Policy (VIPP)
- better connectivity from our regions to Melbourne and between regional centres
- more opportunities for regional Victorians to access jobs, education, healthcare and housing
- Victorian apprentices, trainees or engineering cadets as at least 10 per cent of labour under the Major Projects Skills Guarantee
Gippsland Line Upgrade
Important geotechnical and site investigations are being carried out as the Gippsland Line Upgrade gets underway.
White Night Ballarat
If you're heading to White Night Ballarat this Saturday, come and visit the Regional Rail Revival selfie station! Find out more.
The new Toolern station will be built between Melton and Rockbank on the Ballarat line to help cater for the growing population.