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The State Government says V/Line is working out where to distribute extra train carriages and locomotives across regional Victoria.
The extension of some suburban train lines has freed up rolling stock for the regional network.
Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder says V/Line will work with Public Transport Victoria to find the best use for the carriages and locomotives.
"They have a great deal of information at their fingertips in terms of how patronage growth is running, what's occurring on different lines, where the demands are, how we are coping in peak [periods], where we have got people standing a lot of the time on journeys and they will make a decision to allocate those resources based on getting the best outcome across the board," he said.
Mr Mulder says a decision about where the rolling stock will go will be made soon.
"What V/Line will do, in conjunction with Public Transport Victoria, is have a look at where the greatest demand is, where we've got the most overcrowding and where those extra carriages and locomotives can be put to best use and that's a decision they will make," he said.
Meanwhile, V/Line says the return of Gippsland train services east of Moe has gone smoothly.
Passenger trains began running between Moe and Bairnsdale yesterday for the first time in about two months after track repairs were finished last week.
Trains are leaving 10 minutes earlier than scheduled to allow for speed reductions along the recently-repaired section of track between Morwell and Moe.
V/Line says that arrangement will stay in place until the weekend, when all Gippsland trains will be replaced by buses because of track works in Melbourne.
This article first appeared on www.abc.net.au
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