Rail projects

Rail projects being undertaken across Victoria

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Metro Tunnel

The Melbourne Metro Tunnel will expand the City Loop, enabling major improvements in capacity, reliability and efficiency of train lines serving Melbourne's growth areas in the north, west and south-east.

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Regional Network Development Plan

The Regional Network Development Plan guides the short, medium and long term priorities needed to modernise the network with more track, more train, better facilities and more services.

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Works to transform the Cranbourne Pakenham corridor

The package of works to transform the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines will increase capacity as well as improve reliability on one of Melbourne's busiest rail corridors.

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Regional Rail Revival

The $1.7 billion Regional Rail Revival program is a joint initiative of the Australian and Victorian governments and will upgrade stations, signalling and track across Victoria.

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New trains

The 2016-17 State Budget includes $875 million for the purchase of 28 additional high capacity metro trains and $105.2 million for five additional six-car X’Trapolis trains.

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Murray Basin Rail Project

The Murray Basin Rail Project will deliver important upgrades to Victoria's rail freight network to meet the increasing demand for freight services.

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Hurstbridge Rail Line upgrade

The 2016-17 State Budget includes funding to duplicate a section of the Hurstbridge Line to enable faster, more frequent and more reliable services for Melbourne’s north east.

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Rail system safety improvements

Find out some of the initiatives that help maintain and enhance the safety of infrastructure on the public transport network.