Network access and freight
Accessing V/Line land
Holders of a valid Site Access Permit (SAP) are able to access V/Line land.
The V/Line Access Team will issue a SAP once an access request is submitted and reviewed.
Types of access
Non-disruptive access: a minimum of 28 business days notification is required to process an application that does not affect train services.
Disruptive access: a minimum of 90 days is required for access that disrupts train services.
To request access to V/Line land for any activities, please fill out the form by clicking the link below.
The Essential Services Commission (ESC) approved an access arrangement for the operation of freight trains on the V/Line network.