Major disruptions on regional trains

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Be sure to plan ahead, allow more time for your journey and consider alternatives if you can during the works, especially if you’re travelling over the school holiday period.

There'll also be a range of other smaller disruptions for essential works across the network. See Disruptions for information on all current and upcoming disruptions across Victoria.

June

Major disruptions in June
Line/s Works start Works finish Disruption
Bendigo, Echuca, and Swan Hill lines Friday 3 June Thursday 16 June Coaches replace trains from Southern Cross station to Bendigo station and from Echuca station and Swan Hill station
Bendigo, Echuca, and Swan Hill lines Friday 17 June Wednesday 29 June Coaches replace trains between Southern Cross station and Gisborne station
Warrnambool line Monday 20 June Wednesday 29 June

Coaches replace trains between Geelong station and Warrnambool station.

(Geelong trains still running between Southern Cross station and Waurn Ponds station)

July

Major disruptions in July
Line/s Works start Works finish Disruption
Ballarat, Ararat and Maryborough lines Saturday 2 July Thursday 14 July Coaches will replace trains from Southern Cross station to Ballarat station, and from Ararat station and Maryborough station
Seymour & Shepparton lines Friday 22 July Monday 25 July Coaches will replace trains between Southern Cross station, Seymour station and Shepparton station
Bairnsdale line Wednesday 27 July Sunday 7 August Coaches will replace trains between Southern Cross station and Bairnsdale station

August

Major disruptions in August
Line/s Works start Works finish Disruption
Bendigo line Tuesday 9 August Tuesday 23 August Coaches will replace trains between Southern Cross station and Gisborne station

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