Coming soon - BS car trip to Swan Hill

After nearly 70 years of service, V/Line’s fleet of BS type carriages is being withdrawn from regular revenue services - BS215 & BS216 being placed into storage at Newport Workshops in April 2006 and BS218 & BS219 removed from VN sets and placed into storage in mid May 2006, leaving...

VLocities Launched on Geelong Line

Today, Friday 3rd February 2006, the new VLocity railcars were launched into revenue service on the recently completed Geelong line as part of the Regional Fast Rail project. The first down train from Southern Cross, departed Platform 4 at 1040 (a special express train – numbered 8291), arriving into Geelong...

Last day in service for V/Line’s S302

It was the last day that trains would be running on the Geelong line for a few weeks, as there will be work done to install new signals. I was also the last day S302 was supposed to run. It is a locomotive in case you are wondering… First I...

VLocities trains enter passenger service

Thursday 22nd December 2005 saw the reopening of the Ballarat line after extensive Regional Fast Rail (RFR) works, and as a bonus to Ballarat line passengers, the launch of V/Lines new V’Locity 160 DMU’s into revenue passenger service, after 18 months of testing and training. Upon arrival into Ballarat it...

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