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Signal upgrade works affect Seymour line train services

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Coaches will replace trains on the Seymour and Shepparton lines until Monday, September 19.

Works started on the lines on Friday, upgrading V/Line signalling and the Shepparton line.

V/Line will deliver a new, modern signalling system between Craigieburn and Seymour.

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Passengers are asked to allow up to 60 minutes extra for their journey between Southern Cross, Seymour and Shepparton, via a mix of express and stopping all stations coach services.

V/Line coach replacements will not stop to pick up or drop off passengers at Essendon station.

Passengers can take a train replacement bus service to and from Broadmeadows to connect with V/Line coaches.

A temporary timetable is available on the V/Line and PTV websites.

While trains aren’t operating on the Shepparton line, crews will further the level crossing upgrades, including the activation of improved train detection technology, and the installation of boom gates and flashing lights, as part of the Shepparton line upgrade.

Upgrades at 59 level crossings between Donnybrook and Shepparton are taking place as part of stage two of the project, which will allow VLocity trains to travel on the line for the first time.

Stage three of the Sheparton line upgrade is expected to be completed in late-2023.

for more information and to plan their journey.

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