Bendigo/Echuca/Swan Hill Line: Coaches replace trains from Sunday 29 September to Friday 4 October 2019

Added: 28 August 2019

Coaches will replace trains on the Bendigo, Echuca and Swan Hill lines for part of the journey from first train from Sunday 29 September to Friday 4 October 2019.

Please note: Coaches will not stop at Footscray Station. Passengers should travel to Southern Cross via coach then catch a Werribee or Williamstown train to Footscray.

A temporary timetable will be provided closer to the disruption.


  • Passengers will travel on a train to Gisborne, connecting with coaches between Gisborne and Southern Cross Station.

Swan Hill

  • Passengers will travel on a train to Bendigo, connecting with coaches between Bendigo and Southern Cross Station.

General Information

  • There is limited space for bikes on V/Line trains and coach replacement services.
  • No pets or hot food allowed on replacement coaches.
  • 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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Updated 06:27pm, 3rd September