This section contains information about changes to metropolitan and regional train services, including new routes, permanent timetable changes or extra services.
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.
From Sunday 31 March 2019, we're making changes across the V/Line network, including:
- extra services on the Seymour and Shepparton Line
- minor timetable changes for the Geelong Line, to give you more reliable services
New timetables will be available online and at staffed stations from Friday 1 March 2019.
The Melbourne Metro project will take our busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city.
The Level Crossing Removal Project is removing 75 level crossings across metropolitan Melbourne.
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.
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.
We're building new substations to increase the power capacity on the network, so more trains can run, more reliably.