The North East Line Upgrade has allowed VLocity trains to run to Albury/Wodonga for the first time.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) delivered upgrades to the standard gauge track to improve passenger services between Melbourne and Albury/Wodonga.
- track resurfacing
- new ballast
- new underground wires
- drainage improvements
- rail bridge upgrades
- mud-hole removal.
ARTC delivered more works on top of the original project scope, including upgrades to 20 more rail bridges and renewing track turnouts at Violet Town and Seymour.
Rail Projects Victoria upgraded infrastructure to allow VLocity trains to run on the line.
- level crossing closures and upgrades
- modifications to train stabling at South Dynon
- upgrades to train stabling at Albury Station.
We also built a new accessible ramp at Albury Station, to improve access to the station for people of all abilities.