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Bacchus Marsh Station

We are upgrading Bacchus Marsh Station as part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade.

The upgraded station will feature:

  • an additional platform
  • a new accessible overpass linking the platforms
  • a new car park with 100 extra spaces
  • removal of existing train stabling yard
  • improved bus bays and bicycle facilities
  • improved security, lighting and landscaping.

Construction has commenced and will be completed by late 2019.

Station designs

Bacchus Marsh Station forecourt - concept image

Bacchus Marsh Station platforms - concept image

Community feedback

The local community and stakeholders had their say on the Ballarat Line Upgrade last year and the information provided has shaped the design for the upgrade of Bacchus Marsh Station.

Aspect What is important to you How the station design considers your feedback
Access and connections Easy and safe access for all people. Safety and security is also important. The station has been designed so that it can be accessed by everyone – including the elderly, people travelling with children and people using mobility aids. CCTV cameras and lighting have also been included in the design.
Parking and transport Improved traffic access, including better drop-off zones, bus bay and parking. There will be additional parking, bicycle hoops and drop-off zones and an improved bus bay layout.
Heritage and integration Preserving the heritage aspects of the station including retaining the turntable and ensuring that new infrastructure is sympathetic to the existing building. The overpass between both platforms has been designed to be sympathetic to the existing heritage of the station. There are no significant changes being made to the existing station building.

In September we sought community feedback on tree planting, landscaping and heritage at the station.

Station layout

Map showing the station layout