Network statistics

Metropolitan trains
Operators 1
Lines 16
Track kilometres 830
Total stations 218
Premium Stations 82
Fleet size 206 six-car sets comprising:
93 Comeng
36 Siemens
77 X'Trapolis
Annual patronage FY2016 235.4 million passenger trips
Annual patronage growth FY2016 1.6%

*Please note the figure for metropolitan train stations includes Southern Cross Station which is also counted in the figure for regional train stations.

Metropolitan trams
Operators 1
Routes 24 including City Circle
Track kilometres 250km of double track
Total stops 1,761
Level access stops 383
Total fleet size 489
Total low floor fleet size 118
Annual patronage FY2016 203.8 million passenger trips
Annual patronage growth FY2016 12%

 

Metropolitan buses*
Operators 13
Total routes 346
SmartBus routes 9
NightRider routes 13
Route kilometres (millions) 114.3km (approx)
Total stops 18,125
Total fleet size 1,753
Total low floor fleet size 1,551
Annual patronage FY2016 122.5 million passenger trips
Annual patronage growth FY2016 -0.9%

*Metropolitan bus figures include NightRider/Night Bus services.

Regional trains
Operators 1
Lines 5 short-haul lines
8 long-haul lines
Track kilometres 1,747km (approx)
Total stations 88
Fleet size 41 Diesel locomotives
133 Carriages (loco)
143 VLocity carriages
21 Sprinters
Annual patronage FY2016 16.3 million passenger trips
Annual patronage growth FY2016 19.4%

 

Regional coaches
Operators 30
Routes 89
Total kilometres 12.1 million km (approx)
Fleet size 103
DDA compliant fleet 70
Annual patronage FY2016 1.4 million passenger trips
Annual patronage growth FY2016 -0.4%

 

Regional buses
Operators 69
Routes 323*
Route kilometres (millions) 22.9km (approx)
Stops 7,306
Total fleet size 559
Total low floor fleet size 301
Annual patronage FY2016 14.7 million passenger trips
Annual patronage growth FY2016 1.9%

*Please note this figure includes non-V/Line intertown services as well as town bus services.