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Sunbury Line Upgrade

The $2.1 billion Sunbury Line Upgrade will enable more modern trains to run on the line.

A range of enhancements are needed on the Sunbury Line to take full advantage of the extra capacity created by the Metro Tunnel and for more modern trains to run.

The Sunbury Line Upgrade will see various upgrades within the rail corridor extending from Sunbury to Footscray.

Works include:

Sunbury Line Upgrade was funded in the Victorian Budget. Works began in 2019 and the project is scheduled for completion by the end of 2023.


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At Watergardens station we will be extending platforms to fit more modern trains and installing wheelchair boarding pads to improve accessibility. The train stabling yard at Watergardens station will also be expanded to fit more modern trains. Learn more.

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Calder Park

At Calder Park, we will be expanding train stabling facilities to fit the longer, more modern trains. These facilities are used to maintain and store trains when not in service. Learn more.

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We're extending platforms to fit bigger, more modern trains, installing wheelchair boarding pads to improve accessibility and building an electrical substation. Learn more.

About the Sunbury Line Upgrade

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Project benefits

The Sunbury Line Upgrade, in conjunction with the Metro Tunnel, will deliver major improvements in capacity, reliability and frequency of services on the Sunbury Line. Learn more.

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Work notifications

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