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V/Line

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Always Connects

I did not realse this before, but if a timetabled service has a train that meets a bus, then the... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
Very good regional train service

Whilst I am not a regular user of this service there are times I have used this service recently if... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
tommomelbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cheap way - $39 - to travel from Albury to Melbourne. It is a great way to see the countryside and not have to worry about driving, traffic or parking. The train arrives directly into Spencer Street. Melbourne which is right in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dennis919
Reviewed 10 December 2018

On Tuesday the 4th of December 2018 we were booked to travel from Melbourne to Swan Hill via a proper Vline train in first class. As we were stepping into the carriage the Conductor informed us we had to travel by bus beyond Bendigo. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank davlyn9
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I did not realse this before, but if a timetabled service has a train that meets a bus, then the bus will always wait for the train if the train is delayed. I was to travel on a bus that had only three services a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank platypus150
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

As usual sitting on the vline train to be told it has been replaced by a bus again!!!!!!!vline you are a bloody disgrace melb transport worst in the world

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank christine5455
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Whilst I am not a regular user of this service there are times I have used this service recently if there is maintenance work done on our line and where buses replace trains. I refuse to use the slower, unreliable and crowded buses. I am...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We have used the Vline service from Wodonga to Melbourne return. The service was on time with bo disruption. The buffet car is very basic but ok. The only I can't comment on is bathroom facilities as I refuse to use them. Staff friendly while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lyng288
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A relaxing way to travel but the trains are old & dirty for the most part unfortunately! If you can look past the lack of railway care you can enjoy an easy way to get around parts of Victoria..

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a fantastic service however it is always a bit apprehensive until you get to the station at Albury and actually see a train waiting and that you do not have to travel by bus. That is really annoying to purchase a first class...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank June A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

On Sunday 5th August 2018 they cancelled the train from Bairnsdale to Southern Cross so I had to go by Bus from Merimbula to Southern Cross, which was an inconvenience because I found it hard to go up and down the step since I have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank trompfy
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I was pleased to discover that Vline was about 1/3 the price I had been paying in Japan for intercity rail travel. With recent track and signalling work done for a bit (with rail services replaced by bus) I had a couple of days in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank platypus150
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ShakiraSpirit
27 December 2018|
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Response from lyng288 | Reviewed this property |
There is also a ticket office at the Collins Street end of the station on ground floor near escalators. Cheers
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Glenda T
24 February 2018|
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Response from stevenv48 | Reviewed this property |
I can thoroughly recommend Ballarat... We went in January staying at the Lake Inn... Lovely walks around Lake Wendouree and a great day out visiting The Sovereign Hill and Gold Museums...
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