Freight information & access

The Essential Services Commission (ESC) approved an access arrangement for the operation of freight trains on the V/Line network. You can download these documents from the links below.

V/Line’s current standard access prices for financial year 2019/20 are:
 
Flagfall  ($/km)
Bulkgrain -
Other freight (containers) $1.01
   
Variable Rate  ($1000/GTK)
Bulkgrain $4.80
Other freight (containers) $1.91
   
Geelong Grain Loop Flat fee
Access to Geelong Grain loop $89.55
   
Access to certain Sidings & Terminals* Per vehicle
Somerton $15.18
Melbourne Arrival Sidings $15.18
Tottenham Yard $15.18

* No fee for the first 24 hours of access to the listed sidings and terminals. Access fee listed applies per vehicle for each consecutive 24 hour period of access.