Ballarat Line Upgrade

Station upgrades

As part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade we're upgrading Rockbank station and building additional platforms at Bacchus Marsh and Ballan stations.

Ballan station

The upgraded Ballan station will have improved access, better integration with buses, cars and pedestrians, improved security and lighting and improved landscaping in the area.

Works will include:

  • Building a new platform
  • Construction of a new accessible pedestrian overpass linking the north and south platforms
  • No significant changes to the existing station building
  • Improved layout of bus bays
  • New bicycle facilities including secure bike storage

Bacchus Marsh station

The upgraded Bacchus Marsh station will have improved access, better integration with buses, cars and pedestrians, improved security and lighting and improved landscaping in the area.

Works will include:

  • Building a new platform
  • Removal of the existing stabling yard
  • Additional parking, bicycle hoops and drop-off zones on the south side of the station
  • Improved layout of bus bays
  • Construction of a new accessible pedestrian overpass linking the north and south platforms
  • No significant changes to the existing station building

Proposed Bacchus Marsh station footprint

Rockbank station

The upgraded Rockbank station will have improved access, better integration with buses, cars and pedestrians, improved security and lighting and improved landscaping in the area.

Works will include:

  • Demolition of the existing station
  • Rebuilding two new platforms
  • Construction of a new accessible pedestrian overpass linking the north and south platforms
  • Providing a new sealed carpark, bus bays, taxi bays, secure bike storage areas and drop-off zones
  • Setting aside areas for future station development

Proposed Rockbank station lay out