Coaches will replace trains between Ararat, Beaufort, Wendouree and Ballarat from Saturday 7 December until Friday 13 December. For more information and to plan your journey visit the V/Line website.
The $1.75 billion Regional Rail Revival program will upgrade every regional passenger train line in Victoria. 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, 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, improved signalling and new stabling.
Learn more: Warrnambool Line Upgrade
Construction has begun on the Ararat train stabling upgrade, to boost service frequency for Ararat passengers.
We celebrated the opening of Cobblebank Station on Sunday, with more than a thousand community members coming along to see the new station before it opened to passengers the following day.
Services have returned to the Ballarat Line following a 23-day construction blitz as part of the half-a-billion dollar Ballarat Line Upgrade.
Passengers travelling between Ararat and Ballarat are being asked to plan ahead for service changes in December.