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New station ready to go

Cobblebank Station is ready to receive its first passengers, with the brand new stop officially opening its doors next week. Coinciding with the start of...

Platform change uproar

Changes to Melton Station are causing unease among commuters, with city bound trains set to depart from the opposite platform from next month. As part...

Cobblebank station set to open

Victoria’s newest train station is set to welcome passengers in just over a month, with the official opening of Cobblebank station announced last week. A...

V/Line doubles down on works

V/Line undertook essential track and signal maintenance between Ararat and Deer Park last week. The nine-day work blitz took place from December 8-16 so construction...

Ballarat rail works on track

Construction on the Ballarat line upgrade is ramping up in December. Coaches will replace trains between December 8-16, while more than 300 crew members work...

Ballarat line in sick territory

Winter illnesses are being blamed for the cancellation of many train services on the Ballarat line. Ballarat line commuters were forced onto packed peak-hour carriages...

Copper thieves strike again

Melton and Moorabool commuters endured delays on the Ballarat line last week after electrical cabling was stolen. Commuters on V/Line services were held up by...

Commuters have their say

Moorabool commuters have mixed feelings about electrification of the rail line to Bacchus Marsh, according to initial feedback uncovered during a council poll. Councillors were...

We can do better: V/Line

V/Line has committed to improving performance on the Ballarat line after recent data showed punctuality and reliability at their lowest since November. Recent figures show...

More seats to ease rail squeeze

More seats for passengers on peak-hour Bacchus Marsh services are now available after the roll-out of a new VLocity train last week. A six-carriage VLocity...

Ballarat line feels the heat

Extreme heat is being blamed for a dip in performance on the Ballarat line in the past two months. V/Line data for January shows that...

Ballarat rail line out of the loop

Public transport users have criticised construction on the Ballarat line upgrade, with the planned train line duplication falling a kilometre short of a previously...

Call for more rail upgrades

Moorabool council is calling on the state government to fund a business case for more upgrades to the Ballarat rail line. Moorabool mayor Paul Tatchell...

Extra comfort for commuters

Bacchus Marsh train passengers will have more room thanks to three new V/Locity carriages for commuters on a weekday service. The 5.35pm train from Southern Cross...

Ballarat travel times steady

Services on the Ballarat line have exceeded the 96 per cent reliability target each month for the past year. Latest performance figures show 96.8 per cent...

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Centrals building into season

Things are starting to come together for Melton Centrals in the Riddell District Netball League. After a slow start to the season, Centrals have started...

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