The $1.75 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
Bendigo and Echuca
Track speed upgrades between Epsom and Echuca and signalling upgrades between Bendigo and Epsom and Eaglehawk.
Learn more: Bendigo and Echuca 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
Track upgrades and supporting infrastructure to allow VLocity trains to run all the way to Albury.
Learn more: North East Line Upgrade
New and upgraded stabling, crossing loop and platform extensions, signalling, track and level crossing upgrades. Upgrades to Donnybrook and Wallan stations.
Learn more: Shepparton Corridor Upgrade
New crossing loop, level crossing upgrades, improved signalling and new stabling.
Learn more: Warrnambool Line Upgrade
Work began this week on upgrading 12 level crossings on the Warrnambool line, the latest step towards better train services in Victoria’s south-west.
Gippsland line passengers have been given a first glimpse of the new Avon River bridge.
Passengers on the Ballarat line are asked to plan ahead later this month, as coaches will replace trains from 25 - 26 August.
We’re asking the community to have their say on planned improvements to their train stations.
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 comprising at least 10 per cent of labour under the Major Projects Skills Guarantee