Melbourne - Ballarat Line

Photos from around Ballarat. For more details see Ballarat East.

Ardeer

May 16, 2022

Caroline Springs

January 6, 2022

Work on an access road to the station commenced in 2010, but the change of government that year resulted in the timeline for construction being placed under review.

A new station being built in 2019 between Rockbank and Melton stations

Melton

June 13, 2022

Parwan Loop is located between Rockbank and Bacchus Marsh

Rowsley Loop is a new crossing loop located between Bacchus Marsh and Bank Box Loop.

Ballan

June 13, 2022

Portland Flat Road

December 18, 2008
Under the Regional Fast Rail project the curve was realigned for faster speeds, with the old wooden bridge preserved, with the new concrete one built alongside

Gordon

December 18, 2008

Bungaree Deviation

June 13, 2022
Photos of the Millbrook - Bungaree - Dunnstown deviation built as part of the Regional Fast Rail project

Millbrook Loop

June 13, 2022
A new crossing loop being built in 2019 on the south track of the Bungaree Deviation, allowing the closure of the north track on the 'old' route via Wallace and Bungaree

Wallace

June 13, 2022

Bungaree

June 13, 2022

Ballarat East

March 12, 2022

Photos of the former station, signal box, interlocked gates, and locomotive depot

Ballarat Station

March 12, 2022
Located at the junction of the Mildura and Ararat bound lines, the workshops were opened by the Victorian Railways in 1917 and are now operated by United Group Rail

Photos from between Ballarat station and the workshops

Joe White Maltings was a silo complex located on Gregory Street, Lake Wendouree. A number of rail sidings were located at the rear.

A new station under construction in 2008, and opened in 2009.