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V/Line diversions on the suburban lines

Since 2015 all V/Line services towards Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo have used the new Regional Rail Link tracks out of Melbourne. An exception to this is major disruptions, when the trains get sent the 'old' way.

Citybound VLocity train uses the suburban tracks at Tottenham

Unable to use the usual route due to power line relocation works at South Kensington blocking the RRL tracks

22 April 2018 12:09 PM
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VLocity runs express on a down Bendigo service through Sunshine platform 2, the RRL tracks blocked thanks to a failed train at Sunshine

22 August 2017 18:21 PM
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N454 and N470 shunt push-pull out of Sunshine platform 4

Due to the line being closed near Deer Park, the services couldn't head any further down the line

21 August 2015 19:55 PM
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N470 about to couple onto the city end of the stranded carriage set at Sunshine platform 4

Due to the line being closed near Deer Park, the services couldn't head any further down the line

21 August 2015 19:52 PM
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Delayed passengers are directed to an up V/Line service at Sunshine platform 3

21 August 2015 19:49 PM
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Delayed passengers are directed to an up V/Line service at Sunshine platform 3

21 August 2015 19:48 PM
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Citybound VLocity arrives at Sunshine platform 3

21 August 2015 19:46 PM
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With the carriages gone, N470 shunts through platform 3 at Sunshine

21 August 2015 19:45 PM
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N454 stranded at the down end of a train at Sunshine platform 4, with N470 sitting in platform 3

Due to the line being closed near Deer Park, the services couldn't head any further down the line

21 August 2015 19:43 PM
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P17 leads an up empty car move through Footscray platform 5

Presumably it reached Wyndham Vale with the RRL tracks before they closed, and returned to the city via Little River

21 August 2015 19:24 PM
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N474 passes light engine through Footscray platform 2, bound for Sunshine to shunt stranded trains back to Melbourne

21 August 2015 19:23 PM
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Up and down Siemens trains pass on the suburban tracks at Footscray, with a stranded Bacchus Marsh service on the RRL tracks

21 August 2015 19:15 PM
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Down Geelong service pauses at Footscray platform 6, with a stranded Bacchus Marsh service on the RRL tracks

Due to the line being closed near Deer Park, this was the only place the train could stop at a platform

21 August 2015 19:11 PM
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VLocity VL03 and classmate lead a down Geelong service via the Werribee line tracks at Sunshine

21 August 2015 19:08 PM
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VLocity 3VL33 leads an up Geelong service into Footscray platform 5

21 August 2015 19:02 PM
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Comeng train waits at Footscray station, as a citybound Geelong service approaches via the suburban tracks

21 August 2015 19:02 PM
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Down Swan Hill service departs Footscray station on the suburban tracks

21 August 2015 18:45 PM
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Down Swan Hill service routed via the suburban tracks at Footscray station

21 August 2015 18:43 PM
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VLocity VL10 trails an up Geelong service on the suburban tracks at Footscray

21 August 2015 18:41 PM
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VLocity 3VL37 departs Footscray on the suburban tracks, as a classmate heads the other way along the usual RRL tracks

15 July 2015 18:06 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 1 time this year)

VLocity 3VL37 arrives into Footscray on the suburban tracks

15 July 2015 18:05 PM
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VLocity 3VL37 arrives into Footscray on the suburban tracks

15 July 2015 18:05 PM
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V/Line train about to arrive into suburban platform 1 at Footscray station

15 July 2015 18:04 PM
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