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Upgrade for Melton station on way

A Victorian company has been contracted to deliver $900,000 worth of upgrades to the Melton railway station. Public Transport Minister Ben Carroll and Melton State...

VIDEOS: Jacinta Allen launches Ballarat rail upgrade, says PFAS soil not her decision

The Transport Infrastructure Minister has cut the ribbon on Ballan’s second train platform this morning (Monday) and formally launched the Ballarat line upgrade at...

New timetable a bonus for early morning shift workers

The Ballarat line will now have a 4.23am weekday service to Melbourne – allowing early-morning workers in Ballarat and Ballan to get to their...

Car illegally dumped on Ballarat-line, trainee-driver forced to pull up

Police are investigating how a car came to be abandoned on the Ballarat train line at Gordon this morning. A trainee-driver train was able to...

Awards chair, teenage charity worker and Winterknits honoured in Moorabool

Three sets of people – all associated with Ballan – have taken out the 2021 Moorabool Citizen, Young Citizen and Event of the Year. Moorabool...

Why are passenger trains on the Ballarat-Geelong line?

Blink and you might miss it. Passenger trains have returned to the Ballarat-Geelong line - but not for long. Locals have been reporting several purple-and-green Vlocity...

Local MP wants 15,000km feathered tourist spared

A Western Victorian Upper House MP is calling for the life of a pigeon to be saved, after it made an epic two-month journey...

VIDEO: Last ride tonight on the Bungaree loop

Tonight marks the end of an era, with the final passenger train due to travel down the Bungaree loop. No more will locals be seen...

Truck accident on freeway – Gas leak at Brookfield smash

Emergency crews have been called to a truck accident on the Western Freeway, which has resulted in a fuel spillage. The first calls came in...

Thieves paid for drink before stealing knight

It’s been revealed two thieves caught on CCTV at Kryal Castle paid for a can of drink from a vending machine before taking off...

RRV releases options to get trucks out of Bacchus Marsh

Regional Roads Victoria has released three options for a Bacchus Marsh eastern link to take trucks out of the centre of town – but...

New services for Ballarat line, but what about Ballan?

Country Victoria’s second-busiest train line is getting 125 new services a week – but users of Ballan station are wondering why their station was...

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