Scorching temps set to slow Ballarat trains

February 16, 2023 2:37 pm in by

With 37 degrees forecast for Ballarat tomorrow V/Line have implemented an extreme heat timetable.

It’ll impact the Ballarat line as well as Ararat and Maryborough.

Extreme heat speed restrictions are enforced when temperatures exceed 36 degrees in order to reduce the likelihood of train and track faults, while also keeping passengers safe.

Article continues after this ad

“When an extreme heat timetable is in place, journey times may be extended by a few minutes as we reduce the speed of our trains,” a V/Line spokesperson said.