Warrnambool line passengers are being urged to plan ahead as buses replace trains for two weeks from tomorrow.
Due to works on the Warrnambool Line Upgrade, coaches will replace all Warrnambool line trains between Geelong and Warrnambool from Saturday, November 27 to Sunday, December 12.
Trains will continue to run between Geelong and Southern Cross.
Some morning and evening peak services will be replaced by buses between Geelong and Waurn Ponds.
Works on the Warrnambool line during this time will include the installation of signalling infrastructure at Boorcan and between Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool.
On the Geelong line while trains aren't running, the new station forecourt at Waurn Ponds will be completed, transforming the main entrance to the station. Ramps connecting to the new pedestrian overpass will be also lifted into place, with the fittings for the stairs, ramps and overpass to be finalised.
Passengers are urged to allow for extra travel time and download a temporary timetable from the V/Line website..
The first part of a radio tower has been installed at Boorcan, along with the concrete foundations for a communication room.
These upgrades will deliver a fifth weekday return service between Warrnambool and Melbourne following the completion of signalling and commissioning works along the line next year.
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