Swan Hill rail service back on track

Bus passengers from Mildura are again able to link up with train services in Swan Hill after a rail line upgrade.
Bus passengers from Mildura are again able to link up with train services in Swan Hill after a rail line upgrade.

REGIONAL rail services have resumed on the Swan Hill line after a $3 million, four-day blitz on track, signal and structure improvements.

More than 50 V/Line staff and contractors commenced upgrades and maintenance on Friday afternoon and worked through until Tuesday before trains returned to service Wednesday.

The McCallum Street and Pental Island Road level crossings in Swan Hill have undergone major upgrades to signalling and train detection technology – with McCallum Street receiving boom barriers to boost safety for drivers.

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