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Rail Projects Victoria

Rail Projects Victoria is the Victorian Government body responsible for delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, fast rail between Geelong and Melbourne and the future Melbourne Airport Rail Link.

Our projects

Melbourne Airport Rail Link

The Melbourne Airport Rail Link will connecting Melbourne Airport to all metropolitan and regional rail lines via Sunshine.

Fast Rail to Geelong

The Victorian Government is investing in detailed planning work and technical investigations to determine a preferred option for fast rail between Melbourne and Geelong.

Metro Tunnel

Construction is underway on the Metro Tunnel which will untangle the City Loop, and benefit train lines across the network.

Regional Rail Revival

The Regional Rail Revival program will upgrade every regional passenger train line in Victoria, and is a joint initiative of the Australian and Victorian governments.

About Rail Projects Victoria

Formerly known as Melbourne Metro Rail Authority, Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.

RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of a project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning.

RPV has assembled a skilled team of highly experienced professionals from across the public and private sectors to ensure the objectives of its projects are achieved for the Victorian community.

Delivering projects of this scale and complexity requires a blend of public sector and private sector experience and RPV is utilising both employees and contractors, with support from external expert advisors.


RPV is committed to growing our team to meet the evolving challenges and demands of these major infrastructure projects. View the project jobs section for more information.

Sustainability policy

Through our delivery of major projects, Rail Projects Victoria is committed to connecting communities in the healthiest, most sustainable way possible.

We’ll help to ensure a lasting legacy for present and future generations for a more liveable Victoria - environmentally, socially and economically.

To achieve this Sustainability Vision, Rail Projects Victoria is committed to:

  • optimising the Projects’ design to ensure it is delivered to operate sustainably;
  • managing resources efficiently through embedding energy, water and material
  • saving initiatives into the design, construction and operation of the Projects;
  • avoiding, minimising and offsetting harm to the environment and the loss of biodiversity;
  • protecting and conserving the natural environment; and
  • preparing for the challenges presented by climate change.

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Protected disclosure

RPV is committed to the aims and objectives of the Protected Disclosures Act 2012. The organisation encourages and facilitates people making disclosures of improper conduct by public bodies or public sector employees, and protects persons who make those disclosures. Find out more about how to make a protected disclosure.