Waurn Ponds Station

Line: Geelong and Warrnambool
Distance from Melbourne: 84.902 km
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Opened: October 12, 2014

Waurn Ponds station is the current terminus of the V/Line Geelong line service. Located on the north side of the existing Geelong-Warrnambool rail line, between Oakwood Crescent and Rossack Drive, the station was initially to be named Grovedale, but was renamed Waurn Ponds before opening.

In April 2013 the State Government announced that a new Waurn Ponds station would be built to serve the nearby suburbs of Grovedale and Armstrong Creek. The station was costed at $25.9 million - $9.4 million for planning and land acquisition, and $16.5 million to build a single platform with passenger amenities, V/Line booking office and toilets, on road bus bays, bicycle storage and parking for 200 cars.

Contracts for the construction of the station were awarded in February 2014. In July 2014 the name of the future station was changed to Waurn Ponds, and the size of the planned carpark was increased to 292 spaces, along with overflow parking for a further 100 to 150 vehicles.

Initially only a single platform was provided at the station, and no passing loop, with terminating trains required to continue empty cars to the Waurn Ponds holding siding a short distance to the west if a second train is required to pass through the single track section.

In 2020 the State Government announced that a second platform and pedestrian overpass could be provided at Waurn Ponds as part of the Regional Rail Revival project. By April 2021 points leading towards the new platform loop track were in place but not commissioned. By June 2021 the pedestrian overpass and second platform were in place, worked completed in January 2022, before being commissioned for use in May 2022.


October 12, 2014 Opened
Line Opened
November 25, 1876 Line opened Geelong to Winchelsea
2014 Track Block provided Marshall - Waurn Ponds



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 Waurn Ponds on opening



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