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15-Jun-2015
$3.65 Billion Regional Rail Link complete
The $3.65 billion Regional Rail Link is complete, with the final section of the project through Tarneit and Wyndham Vale opening to commuters next Sunday, 21 June.
28-May-2015
Extra locomotive to boost Albury train reliability
V/Line will convert another locomotive to standard gauge to improve service reliability on the Albury line.
11-May-2015
Maintenance on the Seymour-Shepparton line
$5.6 million maintenance package on Shepparton line
08-May-2015
April performance figures released
Extract from Public Transport Victoria media release
01-May-2015
State Government media release - $257 Million For New Regional Trains And Local Jobs
$257 Million For New Regional Trains And Local Jobs
17-Apr-2015
Improvements for Geelong and Warrnambool rail line
V/Line customers are being advised that coaches will replace trains on the Geelong and Warrnambool line this weekend.
10-Apr-2015
Public Transport Victoria media release - March public transport performance results released
Ten months since the opening of dedicated regional lines through Melbourne’s west, Ballarat and Bendigo passengers continue to benefit from strong performance results on V/Line trains.
23-Feb-2015
Geelong and Warrnambool trains to run via Regional Rail Link from 21 June 2015
V/Line trains will service new stations at Wyndham Vale and Tarneit
23-Feb-2015
Best network-wide punctuality in a decade
Sustained improvements for Bendigo and Ballarat lines since dedicated V/Line tracks on the Regional Rail Link opened in mid-July 2014.
12-Feb-2015
Multi-million dollar improvements for Gippsland rail line
The Gippsland rail line is set to undergo a $10.5 million upgrade, with work to get underway in March.
16-Jan-2015
Trains slower on those long hot summer days
Heat speed restrictions this summer when the mercury soars
16-Jan-2015
New VLocity trains added to fleet
Capacity boosted by locally-made trains
16-Jan-2015
Improving our performance
Lift in network-wide reliability and punctuality benefits customers
13-Nov-2014
Morwell River bridge works completed
Trains to return between Traralgon and Moe on Monday 17 November
12-Nov-2014
V/Line media statement to Herald Sun 12 November 2014
Action taken by V/Line - allegations reported to Victoria Police and IBAC
24-Oct-2014
Coaches replace trains from Moe - Traralgon for Morwell River works
Friday 24 October 2014
26-Aug-2014
Coaches to replace trains on Geelong line
Media release from V/Line
11-Aug-2014
Rail warns don’t become another ‘near hit’ statistic
Media release from the TrackSafe Foundation
18-Jul-2014
‘BAZ’ gives a helping hand to Geelong’s V/Line customers
Media release from V/Line
17-Jun-2014
Low life vandals sabotage Ballarat Line
Media release from V/Line
16-Jun-2014
Vandals hit V/Line services
Media release from V/Line.
20-May-2014
V/Line to pursue civil damages against graffiti vandals
Media release from V/Line
23-Apr-2014
Graffiti gang target Albury train
Media release from V/Line
17-Apr-2014
Extra V/Line services to the Clunes Booktown Festival
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport
24-Mar-2014
New VLocity train for the V/Line network
Media release from the Premier and Minister for Public Transport.
05-Mar-2014
Signalling works planned for Labour Day weekend
Regional Rail Link media release.
01-Mar-2014
V/Line offers free travel to Morwell residents
Morwell residents can get a free return V/Line ticket from Morwell Station
21-Feb-2014
Breathe easy with smoke-free tram stops and train platforms
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport.
21-Feb-2014
myki the only way to go from 24 February
Media release from Public Transport Victoria.
20-Feb-2014
V/Line will act on Customer Reference Group (North East) recommendations
Media Release from V/Line
11-Feb-2014
Customer Reference Group will drive positive change
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport.
23-Jan-2014
Myki replaces Single and Daily (Return) V/Line paper tickets
Media release from Public Transport Victoria.
21-Jan-2014
Thank you to our customers and staff
V/Line media release.
13-Jan-2014
V/Line prepares for week of heat
V/Line media release.
06-Jan-2014
V/Line trains hit 164 animals in 2013
V/Line media release.
23-Dec-2013
Platforms 15 and 16 open at Southern Cross in Regional Rail Link milestone
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport.
23-Dec-2013
First train in more than 20 years at Talbot
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport.
20-Dec-2013
ARTC asks NE Victorian residents to stay safe while works take place around rail corridor
Media release from the Australian Rail Track Corporation.
13-Dec-2013
Take the sting out of summer and plan ahead
V/Line media release.
09-Dec-2013
Vandals disrupt more than 1700 V/Line customers
V/Line media release.
31-Oct-2013
Tourism businesses encouraged to get on board with escape campaign
V/Line media release.
29-Oct-2013
V/Line passenger trains return to Bairnsdale
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport and V/Line.
10-Oct-2013
Test trains on track
V/Line media release.
04-Oct-2013
Rail milling work begins
V/Line media release.
03-Oct-2013
Coalition Government reopens Echuca to Toolamba line for rail freight
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport.
23-Sep-2013
$13 million rail grinder arrives for Bairnsdale works
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport.
11-Sep-2013
Start the ride with V/Line
V/Line media release.
07-Sep-2013
V/Line accident on the Warrnambool line
V/Line media release.
03-Sep-2013
Extra trains for AFL Qualifying Final in Geelong this Saturday
Media release from the Minister for Public Transport.
02-Sep-2013
V/Line customers to get even more peaceful travel
V/Line media release.
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