Major Contract

Shepparton Line Upgrade Stage Three

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Shepparton Line Upgrade Stage Three

Shepparton Line Upgrade will deliver more frequent and reliable services, and will allow new VLocity trains on the Shepparton Line. The project is being delivered in three stages.

Stage Three scope comprises:

  • signalling upgrades between Seymour and Shepparton, enabling nine weekday return services
  • expanded stabling for VLocity trains, and
  • track upgrades between Seymour and Shepparton, enabling speeds of up to 130 kilometres per hour.

Key Dates

2021 Expected Construction Commencement
Sep 2023 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
Victorian Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Rail Projects Victoria

PROJECT HISTORY

Oct 2020 The Federal Government allocated $320 million for Stage Three.
Nov 2020 The Victorian Government allocated $400 million towards Stage Three. This funding included the $320 million provided by the Federal Government.
May 2021 The 2021-22 Victorian Budget indicated the estimated project completion as fourth quarter of FY2023-24.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Rail
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Victoria | National |
Resources
Media releases
06/10/2020
20/11/2020