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Service changes

This section contains information about changes to metropolitan and regional train services, including new routes, permanent timetable changes or extra services.

New rail timetables and new Melton train and bus services – December 2019

Cobblebank Station will open on Monday 2 December, giving residents in Melbourne’s outer west access to 285 train services each week as well as a new connecting bus route.

From Sunday 1 December, there will be new timetables on the Cranbourne, Pakenham, Werribee, Sunbury, Craigieburn, Upfield, Geelong, Bendigo, Echuca, Swan Hill, Seymour, Shepparton and Gippsland lines and Southern Cross Station will open earlier on Sundays.


Melbourne Metro Tunnel

The Melbourne Metro project will take our busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city.

Removing level crossings

The Level Crossing Removal Project is removing 75 level crossings across metropolitan Melbourne.

Regional rail upgrades

The $1.75 billion Regional Rail Revival program will update every regional passenger train line in Victoria. It's a joint initiative of the Australian and Victorian governments.

High capacity metro trains

The High Capacity Metro Trains Project is delivering 65 next-generation trains capable of carrying 20 per cent more passengers than current trains on the network.

Train substations

We're building new substations to increase the power capacity on the network, so more trains can run, more reliably.