Passenger services will be returned to Maryborough, with 14 services every week. Coach and bus services will be upgraded to improve connectivity with rail services.
Fourteen weekly train trips will start in 2010 between Maryborough and Ballarat with onward connections to Melbourne.
Improved access for regional Victorians to public transport, essential services, employment opportunities, recreational facilities and urban services, and to the Melbourne CBD.
- Improved connectivity with rail services.
- Reduced reliance on cars in regional Victoria.