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17-Apr-2014
Footy timetables
Round 5 timetables now available.
19-Mar-2014
Footy timetables
Round 1 (week 2) timetables now available.
21-Feb-2014
Breathe easy with smoke-free train platforms
From Saturday 1 March 2014.
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How busy is my train?
Below is a general guide to the average number of seats available (as a percentage) and capacity on peak Ballarat line trains in September.

If you have flexibility in travel times, consider taking a train that's less busy for a more comfortable trip.

Ballarat line trains arriving in Melbourne, Southern Cross before 9am:

 Departs  From Arrives Seats 

 Average capacity^  

 05:31 Wendouree 06:55  28890%

90%

 06:07 Wendouree 07:29  272 92%

92%

 06:54 Wendouree 08:20 442 95%

95%

 07:33 Wendouree  08:50 35983%

83%

 05:06 Bacchus Marsh 05:56 17051%

51%

 05:42 Bacchus Marsh 06:38 277 50%

50%

 06:22 Bacchus Marsh 07:17 24779%

79%

 06:50 Bacchus Marsh 07:50 362 100 %

100%

 07:08 Bacchus Marsh 08:05 376 100 % 
 07:45 Bacchus Marsh 08:44 310 100 %

 


Ballarat line trains leaving Melbourne 4pm-6.30pm:

 Departs ToArrives Seats Average capacity^ 
 16:04 Maryborough 17:24 (at Ball't) 425 73%73%
 16:36 Wendouree 17:53 28486%86%
 17:03 Wendouree 18:28 259 96%96%
 17:44 Wendouree 19:06 441 59%59%
 18:24 * Ararat 19:50 (at Wend) 357 90%90%
 16:11 Bacchus Marsh  17:04 304 87%87%
 16:45 Bacchus Marsh 17:39 313100%100%
 17:07 Bacchus Marsh 18:00 364 79%79%
 17:22 Bacchus Marsh 18:18 282100%100%
 17:52 Bacchus Marsh  18:40 37982%82%
 18:02 Bacchus Marsh 18:57 178 84%84%
* reservation required for Ararat trains
^ Average capacity can be defined as seats and/or standees on certain points along the route.

Seating numbers are an average to reflect any increase / decrease in carriages during the month.  Carriage configuration and the number of seats can change on a daily basis.  Please note that average capacity is also a monthly average and can fluctuate on a daily basis.
 
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myki news
myki may now be used in Zones 1 + 2 throughout Melbourne, including to and from Ardeer, Deer Park, Rockbank and Melton stations on V/Line trains.  You can also use myki on Ballarat town buses. It's expected myki will be introduced to V/Line services beyond Zone 2 throughout 2011.

Until further advised, please continue to use V/Line tickets to / from all other Ballarat line destinations.  Future myki zones will be:

  • Zone 2 - Bacchus Marsh (* myki not currently available to this station)
  • Zone 4 - Ballan
  • Zone 8 - Ballarat / Wendouree
  • Zone 12 - Beaufort
  • Zone 13 - Maryborough
  • Zone 17 - Ararat
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Your feedback
In addition to other feedback we receive from our customers, the V/Line management team meets with commuters on peak Ballarat trains at least twice a year.

The last consultation was in August 2011. The results are currently available here.

In the meantime, your compliments, complaints and suggestions help us to keep improving our service. Contact us via our online form or call us on 136 196.
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Ballarat performance in September
Reliability (target 96%)
Reliability

Punctuality (target 92%)
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If our punctuality target was not met, if you have a valid periodical ticket of four weeks or more, you are eligible for a free return V/Line voucher as compensation.
 
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