New Generation Trams for the Light Rail System
Infrastructure upgrades between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds
$899 million to upgrade the track between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds stations and develop a business case for the South Geelong Tunnel.
Shepparton Rail Line Upgrade
$400 million for Stage 3 of the Shepparton Rail Line Upgrade to allow the line to accommodate nine daily return passenger services.
Warrnambool Rail Line Upgrade
$260 million to complete Stage 2 of the Warrnambool Rail Line Upgrade, which will allow modern VLocity trains to operate to and from Warrnambool for the first time.
Geelong Fast Rail (well not really)
This Budget delivers $2 billion towards Geelong Fast Rail – matching the Commonwealth’s contribution to the project.
Funding will go toward preparing a business case and design as part of the First Stage of work, supporting over 2,800 jobs at the peak of construction.
Once complete, this project will mean fewer stops, faster trips and less crowded trains. It’ll also reduce reliance on the Princes Freeway corridor. Most importantly, it’ll mean less time commuting – and more time spent with the people you love.
Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas is delivering his sixth budget. Here's where some of the money will be spent