News and updates
Posted: 01 Jan 2018
25 Sep 2018
A new rail bridge over the Avon River is closer than ever, with work progressing on a number of fronts. The planning process is well underway, with a draft Planning Scheme Amendment on display from today.
21 Sep 2018
Ballarat line passengers are asked to plan ahead next month as coaches will replace between trains during a three-day works blitz on the half-a-billion-dollar Ballarat Line Upgrade.
07 Sep 2018
We are upgrading Bacchus Marsh Station as part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade.
We’ve asked the Bacchus Marsh community to have their say on landscaping and heritage as part of the upgrade.
28 Aug 2018
Heading to White Night Bendigo? Stop by the Regional Rail Revival Selfie Station!
Rail Projects Victoria has teamed up with installation artist Georgie Pinn to create an interactive ‘Selfie Station’ for locals attending Bendigo White Night.
28 Aug 2018
The Ballarat line reopened to passengers on Monday 27 August following a major weekend of works on the Ballarat Line Upgrade.
While trains were not running, a team of 150 worked around the clock, continuing with the Rockbank Station rebuild, as well as working to rebuild a level crossing in Rockbank so that it is ready for a second track.
27 Aug 2018
More comfortable VLocity trains started running to Bairnsdale for the first time on Sunday after level crossing upgrades were completed last week as part of the Gippsland Line Upgrade.
We’ve upgraded seven level crossings between Sale and Bairnsdale from Give-Way and Stop signs to feature boom gates, flashing lights, bells and better train detection technology.
17 Aug 2018
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.
16 Aug 2018
Gippsland line passengers have been given a first glimpse of the new Avon River bridge.