The Warrnambool Line Upgrade will deliver a fifth weekday return service between Warrnambool and Melbourne, boost reliability and improve safety for train passengers and motorists.

Stage 1 of the project is due for completion in 2021 and includes:

  • building a new crossing loop, making it easier for trains to pass each other
  • upgrading signalling between Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool
  • upgrading 12 level crossings, to make them safer for motorists, pedestrians and train passengers.

Stage 2 of the project includes:

  • upgrades to train detection technology at more than 50 public level crossings
  • a stabling upgrade at Warrnambool Station.

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