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.

More information

For all freight related queries please email