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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.

VLocity VL19 and classmate run through the Old Geelong Road level crossing at Hoppers Crossing with a down Geelong football special

An extra service sent along the Werribee line due to trackwork on the line via Tarneit

Saturday 15 May 2021 00:19 AM
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(9 times this month, 58 times this year)

VLocity VL19 and classmate on the down at Hoppers Crossing with a down Geelong football special

An extra service sent along the Werribee line due to trackwork on the line via Tarneit

Saturday 15 May 2021 00:19 AM
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(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 54 times this year)

VLocity VL44 and VL26 run through the Old Geelong Road level crossing at Hoppers Crossing with a down Geelong football special

An extra service sent along the Werribee line due to trackwork on the line via Tarneit

Friday 14 May 2021 23:59 PM
Viewed 69 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 69 times this year)

VLocity VL44 and VL26 run through Aircraft station on a down Geelong football special

An extra service sent along the Werribee line due to trackwork on the line via Tarneit

Friday 14 May 2021 23:53 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 87 times this year)

VLocity VL60 and VL68 run through Aircraft station on a down Geelong football special

An extra service sent along the Werribee line due to trackwork on the line via Tarneit

Friday 14 May 2021 23:26 PM
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VLocity VL26 departs Footscray platform 2 on a down Waurn Ponds train

V/Line trains running via the suburban tracks due to a track fault on the RRL tracks at South Kensington

Monday 6 May 2019 09:56 AM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 61 times this year)

VLocity VL26 on a down Waurn Ponds train at Footscray platform 2, passes life extension EDI Comeng 355M

V/Line trains running via the suburban tracks due to a track fault on the RRL tracks at South Kensington

Monday 6 May 2019 09:56 AM
Viewed 361 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 74 times this year)

Down Waurn Ponds train displayed on the suburban PIDS at Footscray station

V/Line trains running via the suburban tracks due to a track fault on the RRL tracks at South Kensington

Monday 6 May 2019 09:55 AM
Viewed 347 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 78 times this year)

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

Sunday 22 April 2018 12:09 PM
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(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 61 times this year)

VLocity runs express on a down Bendigo service through Sunshine platform 2, the RRL tracks blocked thanks to a failed train at Sunshine

Tuesday 22 August 2017 18:21 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 14 times this year)

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

Friday 21 August 2015 19:55 PM
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(3 times this month, 82 times this year)

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

Friday 21 August 2015 19:52 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 75 times this year)

Delayed passengers are directed to an up V/Line service at Sunshine platform 3

Friday 21 August 2015 19:49 PM
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(2 times this month, 74 times this year)

Delayed passengers are directed to an up V/Line service at Sunshine platform 3

Friday 21 August 2015 19:48 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 72 times this year)

Citybound VLocity arrives at Sunshine platform 3

Friday 21 August 2015 19:46 PM
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(2 times this month, 69 times this year)

With the carriages gone, N470 shunts through platform 3 at Sunshine

Friday 21 August 2015 19:45 PM
Viewed 635 times
(1 time this month, 73 times this year)

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

Friday 21 August 2015 19:43 PM
Viewed 620 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 84 times this year)

P17 leads a diverted up empty car move through Footscray platform 5

Presumably it reached Wyndham Vale via RRL before a disruption closed the line at Deer Park, and returned to the city via Little River

Friday 21 August 2015 19:24 PM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 76 times this year)

N474 passes light engine through Footscray platform 2, bound for Sunshine to shunt stranded trains back to Melbourne

Friday 21 August 2015 19:23 PM
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(1 time this month, 71 times this year)

Citybound Bendigo service stops in the suburban platform at Footscray, with a stranded Bacchus Marsh service in platform 4

Friday 21 August 2015 19:17 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 76 times this year)

Up and down Siemens trains pass on the suburban tracks at Footscray, with a stranded Bacchus Marsh service on the RRL tracks

Friday 21 August 2015 19:15 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 78 times this year)

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

Friday 21 August 2015 19:11 PM
Viewed 578 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 74 times this year)

VLocity VL03 and classmate lead a down Geelong service via the Werribee line tracks at Sunshine

Friday 21 August 2015 19:08 PM
Viewed 579 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 85 times this year)

VLocity 3VL33 leads an up Geelong service into Footscray platform 5

Friday 21 August 2015 19:02 PM
Viewed 557 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 71 times this year)
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