Statement regarding Regional Rail Link
Added: 20 February 2015
The Victorian Government has directed Public Transport Victoria to delay the opening of the Regional Rail Link (RRL) until 21 June to allow for the delivery of additional rolling stock that will help to ensure a reliable RRL timetable from day one of operation.
PTV CEO Mark Wild said while RRL had been scheduled to open in April, the network would be operating with only the minimum number of trains, without any extra trains available to be used for unplanned events.
“We need to make sure the new network operates as smoothly and reliably as possible from day one and give customers the service they are expecting,” Mr Wild said.
“We thank customers for their continued patience so we can ensure that we deliver them the more reliable and consistent services they deserve.”
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