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Geelong Rail Line Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Rail
Estimated Project Cost:$110,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$99,000,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Greater Geelong,Surf Coast Shire

Project Description

The project will upgrade the Geelong Rail Line.


The project is expected to improve the frequency and reliability of passenger services on the Geelong Rail Line.


The estimated cost of the project is $110 million. The Australian Government is contributing $99 million and the Victorian Government is contributing $11 million.

In the 2018-19 Budget, the Australian Government committed an additional $50 million towards further upgrades, taking its total commitment to improving passenger services on the Geelong Rail Line to $149 million.


The Australian Government is working with the Victorian Government to finalise implementation arrangementsĀ for both commitments.

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Project details last updated: 24/09/2018