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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 stations, new metropolitan timetable

The new train stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge opened on 26 August 2018.

The South Morang Line became the Mernda Line and got a new and improved timetable.

The Hurstbridge, Werribee, Cranbourne and Pakenham lines timetables were also upgraded. 

Check your timetable or use Journey Planner to plan your journey. 

V/Line timetable changes across Victoria

From Sunday 31 March 2019, we're making changes across the V/Line network, including:

New timetables will be available online and at staffed stations from Friday 1 March 2019.

Projects

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.