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Regional Rail Revival

Regional Rail Revival

Coaches are currently replacing trains on sections of the Gippsland Line until Sunday 6 December. Passengers can find out if they’re affected at V/Line website or by calling 1800 800 007.

The Australian and Victorian governments have invested more than $2 billion in the Regional Rail Revival program, which is upgrading every regional passenger rail line in Victoria and creating 1,000 jobs.

Our projects


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

North East

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

Project updates

New Ararat stabling to enable extra train services

New Ararat stabling to enable extra train services

Upgraded train stabling facilities at Ararat Station to provide a boost in service frequency for passengers.

New train services for Ballarat Line

New train services for Ballarat Line

Ballarat Line Upgrade works allow 125 new services to be introduced.

Avon River bridge construction blitz

Avon River bridge construction blitz

The new bridge in Stratford will come into operation following a construction blitz currently underway until Sunday 6 December to get the new structure ready for services.

Modern trains and more services for the Shepparton Line

Modern trains and more services for the Shepparton Line

Passengers on the Shepparton Line can look forward to new VLocity trains, more services and faster journeys.