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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.

We're starting work in late June on rebuilding the northern car park at Bacchus Marsh Station. This will mean some major changes to car parking at the station over the next few months.

Coaches will replace trains on the Ballarat line for two weeks from Monday 24 June to Sunday 7 July. During this time the car park at Bacchus Marsh station will have some spaces closed for minor work, and replacement coach services will leave from the station building as usual. Temporary alternative parking will be available at the eastern end of the station.

Throughout July and August there will be further temporary changes to parking at Bacchus Marsh Station. Information will be available at the station as these changes occur. Passengers should leave extra time to arrive at the station and find a parking space during this time, and follow the signs in place directing vehicles and pedestrians.

More information about replacement services is available at vline.com.au or by calling 1800 800 007.

See Current works for more information.

Station designs

Bacchus Marsh Station forecourt - concept imageBacchus Marsh Station platforms - concept image

Station Images Timeline

May 2019

March 2019

February 2019

December 2018

Start of project

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.

What we heard

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 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.

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