Coaches will replace Ballarat, Ararat and Maryborough line services for all or part of the journey from 10pm Sunday 27 December to Saturday 30 January. To plan your journey visit the V/Line website or call 1800 800 007.
The Australian and Victorian governments have invested more than $4 billion in the Regional Rail Revival program, which is upgrading every regional passenger rail line in Victoria and creating jobs and supplier opportunities.
We’re upgrading the train stabling facility at Ararat Station to deliver an extra weekday service to Ararat.
Learn more: Ararat stabling upgrade
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
Donnybrook and Wallan
Station upgrades include adding new car parking spaces, platform extension with shelters and better access at Donnybrook, and extension of the waiting room and new bathrooms, platform extension with shelters and bus bays at Wallan.
Learn more: Donnybrook and Wallan station upgrades
Upgrade of Waurn Ponds Station, planning for Armstrong Creek transit corridor and future upgrades.
Learn more: Geelong Line Upgrade
Duplicated track between Bunyip and Longwarry, extending the crossing loop, level crossing and signalling upgrades, station upgrades and building a new bridge over the Avon River.
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 Line Upgrade
New crossing loop, level crossing upgrades and improved signalling.
Learn more: Warrnambool Line Upgrade
Local road users reminded to plan ahead for Ballarat Line Upgrade works.
The Bungaree passing loop has serviced the Ballarat Line for over a century.
We’ve selected a preferred contractor to deliver the Gippsland Line Upgrade’s major package of works.
Trains are now travelling at higher speeds over the new Avon River bridge in Stratford, three months ahead of schedule.