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Reduced services resume following peak hour chaos

August 24, 2023 7:24 am in by
Commuters faced lengthy delays on Wednesday evening (Image: Geelong Broadcasters).

Train services have returned along the Geelong line for Thursday morning, after a track fault caused peak hour chaos throughout Wednesday evening.

All services were suspended between Southern Cross, Sunshine and Wyndham Vale, due to a track fault.

Trains were back online later in the evening at a reduced speed between Sunshine and Ardeer.

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The latest update on the V/Line website suggests trains are running again on Thursday morning with a reduced capacity of 3 V/Locity carriages ‘due to a earlier rail equipment fault.’

The Department of Transport and Planning has thanked passengers for their patience as crews made the necessary repairs and worked to restore services.

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