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Rail Projects Victoria

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities.

Our projects

Metro Tunnel

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

Visit the Metro Tunnel website.

Regional Rail Revival

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

Visit the Regional Rail Revival website.

Melbourne Airport Rail

Melbourne Airport Rail will connect Melbourne Airport to all metropolitan and regional rail lines via Sunshine.

Learn more about Melbourne Airport Rail.

Sunbury Line Upgrade

The Sunbury Line Upgrade will enable more modern trains to run more often on the line, creating room for 113,000 more passengers every week.

Learn more about Sunbury Line Upgrade.

Western Rail Plan

Planning for projects including electrification to Melton and Wyndham Vale, increased capacity between Sunshine and the CBD, and major investment in the Geelong and Ballarat line.

Learn more about Western Rail Plan.

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.

Learn more about Fast Rail to Geelong.

Summer works

Due to works on the Metro Tunnel, buses will replace trains on parts of the Cranbourne, Pakenham, Frankston, Sandringham lines from Thursday 2 until Thursday 30 January.

Gippsland trains will be replaced by coaches between Bairnsdale, Traralgon and Southern Cross from Thursday 2 until Thursday 30 January as works on the new Avon River rail bridge in Stratford are carried out.

Details of each disruption will be available from the Public Transport Victoria website.

About Rail Projects Victoria


Our massive infrastructure projects will generate thousands of jobs. Learn more about working at RPV.

Planning referrals

Find out the process to follow if you intend to construct a building or carry out works on land affected by Metro Tunnel Design and Development Overlays.