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South Geelong to Waurn Ponds - Stage 3 Business Case

Funding Program:Major Project Business Case
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Rail
Expected Start/Finish:TBC - TBC
Estimated Project Cost:$8,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$4,000,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Greater Geelong
State:VIC

Project Description

The project will undertake preliminary planning and design work to reconstruct the Geelong Rail Tunnel between Geelong to South Geelong Station.

Benefits

This will inform future works for Stage 3 of the South Geelong to Waurn Ponds project, which will:

  • increase passenger rail services
  • improve connectivity between people, jobs and services, and goods with markets
  • increase transport infrastructure capacity
  • change travel behaviours and decrease private vehicle use
  • improve accessibility, connectivity and travel times
  • improve access to essential services such as health and education

Funding

The Australian Government will invest $4 million in the business case on a 50:50 basis with the Victorian Government.

Timetable

TBC.

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Project details last updated: 2/04/2019