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Current works

Construction is underway on the Ballarat Line Upgrade to bring much-needed extra services.

Upcoming service changes on the Ballarat Line

Coaches will replace trains on the Ballarat, Ararat and Maryborough lines from Saturday 16 to Wednesday 20 June while major construction on the Ballarat Line Upgrade is underway.

To plan your journey visit vline.com.au or call 1800 800 007. Thank you for your patience while we complete this important project.

Ararat line passengers

Saturday 16 June – Sunday 17 June

Ararat trains will connect with coaches between Wendouree and Southern Cross Station.

Monday 18 June – Wednesday 20 June

Ararat trains will connect with coaches between Ballarat and Southern Cross Station.

Maryborough line passengers

Saturday 16 June – Wednesday 20 June

Maryborough trains will connect with coaches between Ballarat and Southern Cross Station.

Wendouree/Ballarat/Ballan/Bacchus Marsh passengers

Saturday 16 June – Wednesday 20 June

Coaches will run between Wendouree, Ballarat, Ballan, Bacchus Marsh and Caroline Springs, connecting with trains between Caroline Springs and Southern Cross Station.

Melton/Rockbank passengers

Saturday 16 June – Wednesday 20 June

Coaches will replace trains for the entire journey for passengers travelling between Melton, Rockbank and Southern Cross Station.

Work notifications

Caroline Springs to Melton

We are continuing works for the new track from Caroline Springs Station to Melton, Rockbank Station rebuild works and works on the new rail bridge across Toolern Creek.

Maddingley stabling facilities

Works on the new Maddingley stabling facilities will enable the removal of the existing stabling facilities at Bacchus Marsh Station and upgrade of the station.

Ballan passing loop

Works are underway on the new Ballan passing loop between Ingliston Road and Old Melbourne Road.

Millbrook passing loop

Works continue on the new Millbrook passing loop, around Spreadeagle Road and Peerewerrh Road.

Bacchus Marsh station

We will be undertaking further investigation works around Bacchus Marsh station to prepare for the station upgrade.

Track duplication near Coburns Road level crossing - Melton Reservoir

We have started major works on the track duplication south of the Coburns Road level crossing.

Toolern Creek rail bridge

Works have started on the new Toolern Creek rail bridge, enabling duplicated track to be built from Caroline Springs through to Melton station.

Rockbank station

We have started major works to upgrade Rockbank station and continuing works between Caroline Springs station and Melton.

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