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Industrial action affecting Geelong and Warrnambool trains on Wednesday 29 January 2020

23 Jan 2020

Due to protected industrial action, no trains will run on the Geelong and Warrnambool lines on Wednesday 29 January and on the Bendigo, Echuca and Swan Hill lines on Friday 7 February.

Coaches will replace trains; however, some delays can be expected. Please allow extra time for your journey.

Click here to download the temporary coach replacement timetable: Wednesday 29 January (PDF) 1MB

Please continue to check our website, app, Facebook, Twitter and station displays for updated information before you travel. More detailed information will be available closer to the date.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

Please be aware that there are currently disruptions to the road network in Western Melbourne, plan ahead at VicRoads.

Please note: freight trains and other services will still operate during planned industrial action. Always obey warning signs at level crossings and stay safe around trains.

General Information

  • There is limited space for bikes on V/Line trains and coach replacement services
  • No pets or hot food/liquids allowed on replacement coaches. Cold packaged foods can be consumed on V/Line coach services. All drink containers must have a secure, screw-top, fastening or spill-proof lid.
  • Passengers require a valid myki or paper ticket to travel on all V/Line replacement coach services. Please touch on and touch off your myki to ensure you pay the correct fare.
  • In Melbourne, coaches will arrive and depart from:
    • The Southern Cross Station coach terminal located on Spencer Street, opposite Little Bourke Street
  • Passengers needing special assistance, please call 1800 800 007 before travelling.

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