Building better rail for regional Victoria

This Budget invests in the rail projects that will get Victorians home sooner to their families – while driving Victoria’s economic recovery and creating hundreds of jobs.

VLine train

This Budget invests $3.8 billion to maintain and support our regional rail network including:

Infrastructure upgrades between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds

$899 million to upgrade the track between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds stations and develop a business case for the South Geelong Tunnel.

Shepparton Rail Line Upgrade

$400 million for Stage 3 of the Shepparton Rail Line Upgrade to allow the line to accommodate nine daily return passenger services.

Warrnambool Rail Line Upgrade

$260 million to complete Stage 2 of the Warrnambool Rail Line Upgrade, which will allow modern VLocity trains to operate to and from Warrnambool for the first time.

Reviewed 23 November 2020


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