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Ballarat line is leading the way

Train services on the Ballarat line are among the most reliable in the state with performance levels at their highest since April. Latest V/Line figures...

Train near miss prompts warning

Pedestrians and motorists are dicing with death by illegally crossing railway lines and V/Line wants it to stop. The warning comes on the back of...

Ballarat railway line hit by tardy trains

Trespassers continue to delay services on the Ballarat railway line, with the train operator admitting to a fall in the number of services arriving...

‘Shortcut’ pain for Ballarat railway line

Twelve trains on the Ballarat railway line were delayed last month because of trespassers, including one who caused delays to five services. While 97.8 per...

Rider narrowly escapes death at Ballan

A man is lucky to be alive after a high-speed train narrowly missed hitting him on railway tracks near Ballan. The rider was attempting...

Extra seats ease the train crush on Ballarat railway line

Three carriages will be added to two peak-hour services on the Ballarat railway line, doubling the number of seats on each service. The Vlocity carriages...

Ballarat railway line service on the improve

Punctuality on the Ballarat railway line is at an 18-month high, but there’s still more room for improvement, V/Line says. Monthly performance figures published last...

PTV hears about Ballarat line concerns

Frequency of services, overcrowded trains and infrastructure that hasn’t kept up with Melton’s growth rate were only a few of the issues discussed at...

Interim measures to help Ballarat line

V/Line has introduced interim measures to improve reliability on the Ballarat line. Since the Regional Rail Link opened on June 21, social media has been...

Train timetable fury grows

A commuter backlash against train services to Bacchus Marsh continues more than two weeks after new Regional Rail Link timetables came into effect. An online...

Derailed by timetable

  Melton commuters have given the new Regional Rail Link service from Ballarat the thumbs down, as services to and from the area have been...

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Jury told to imagine being blamed for campers’ deaths

Jurors have been asked to put themselves in the shoes of an airline pilot accused of killing two campers when they retire to decide...