A range of site investigations, including geotechnical investigations, are taking place to help inform planning and design for Stage 1 of Geelong Fast Rail.


18 October to 5 November 2021 14 10 2021

Site investigations, Hoppers Crossing Station and Derrimut Road (PDF, 176.7 KB)

  • Non-destructive digging to confirm the area is free of services
  • Drilling a borehole to collect samples and assess ground conditions
  • Reinstating the drilling area at the completion of works

July to end of 2021 21 07 2021

Werribee to Laverton site investigations (PDF, 134.2 KB)

  • Non-destructive digging, which involves using a vacuum truck to excavate carefully into the ground to confirm an area is free of services
  • Geotechnical drilling and testing to determine existing ground conditions
  • General surveys and inspections