Oil spill on Ballarat line causes train pain

April 3, 2024 2:55 pm in by
Image: Train passengers wait for buses at Bacchus Marsh station this morning / Supplied

Commuters on the Ballarat to Melbourne train line are being forced to deal with major delays today.

According to passengers on a mid-morning service the initial delay was caused by an oil spill on the tracks with busses called in to replace trains between Ballarat / Wendouree and Caroline Springs.

Large crowds were witnessed at Bacchus Marsh station as travelers needed to show patience waiting for busses.

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V/Line says delays are still occurring and advise commuters to allow an extra 60 minutes for their journey.

Technicians are currently onsite investigating the issue.