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
Upgrades to Donnybrook and Wallan stations, level crossing upgrades, and works to allow VLocity trains to run all the way to Albury.
Learn more: North East Rail Corridor Upgrade
New and upgraded stabling, crossing loop and platform extensions, signalling, track and level crossing upgrades
Learn more: Shepparton Line Upgrade
New crossing loop, level crossing upgrades, improved signalling and new stabling.
Learn more: Warrnambool Line Upgrade
We’re seeking registrations of interest from local businesses to deliver site investigations along the Gippsland line.
Regional Victorians can count down to improved train services, with timelines released across the $1.75 billion Regional Rail Revival.
The Advance Tender Notice (ATN) and pre-qualification process to deliver the replacement of the rail bridge has begun.
Passengers on the Ballarat line are asked to plan ahead in June as 24 hour works take place from Saturday 16 June to Wednesday 20 June.
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