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There will be service changes on the Ballarat line from Saturday 19 October to Thursday 24 October, with coaches replacing trains on the line while V/Line carries out complex renewal works at Southern Cross Station. The Ballarat Line Upgrade will use the opportunity to complete track work at the Hopkins Road level crossing during this time.

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.

Ballarat

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

Geelong

Upgrades and future-proofing at Waurn Ponds station.

Learn more: Geelong Line Upgrade

Gippsland

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

North East

Track upgrades and supporting infrastructure to allow VLocity trains to run all the way to Albury.

Learn more: North East Line Upgrade

Shepparton

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

Warrnambool

New crossing loop, level crossing upgrades, improved signalling and new stabling.

Learn more: Warrnambool Line Upgrade

Ballarat

Duplicated track between Deer Park West and Melton, station upgrades, additional passing loops and stabling.

Bendigo

Track upgrades between Bendigo and Echuca and signalling upgrades between Bendigo and Epsom and Eaglehawk.

Geelong

Upgrades and future-proofing at Waurn Ponds station.

Gippsland

Duplicated track between Bunyip and Longwarry, and near Moe, Morwell and Traralgon, station and signalling upgrades and replacing the Avon River Bridge.

North-East

Track upgrades and supporting infrastructure to allow VLocity trains to run all the way to Albury.

Shepparton

New and upgraded stabling, crossing loop and platform extensions, signalling, track and level crossing upgrades. Upgrades to Donnybrook and Wallan stations.

Warrnambool

New crossing loop, level crossing upgrades, improved signalling and upgrades to Waurn Ponds station.

Project updates

Traffic changes at Hopkins Road, Rockbank

Traffic changes at Hopkins Road, Rockbank

We’re building new track through the Hopkins Road level crossing in Rockbank, as we ramp up construction on the half-a-billion-dollar Ballarat Line Upgrade.

Ballarat Line Service Changes

Ballarat Line Service Changes

Passengers are being asked to plan ahead as work on the Ballarat Line Upgrade ramps up – with construction on the project to be completed by the end of the year.

Contractors shortlisted for Bendigo, Gippsland and Shepparton Upgrades

Contractors shortlisted for Bendigo, Gippsland and Shepparton Upgrades

More frequent and reliable services are one step closer for Bendigo, Gippsland and Shepparton passengers, with contractors shortlisted to deliver critical upgrades on these lines.

Bacchus Marsh Station southern car park open

Bacchus Marsh Station southern car park open

The new southern car park at Bacchus Marsh Station has opened today, making it easier for passengers to park and catch the train.

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