Countrylink's XPT train runs to Sydney, via Wangaratta, Albury and Canberra, and
provide several specifically wheelchair accessible carriages.
VLine currently operates 17 wheelchair accessible coach services. Available on
24 hours notice, they are lift equipped with lock down straps and provide space for
Wheelchair accessible toilets are available in the stations at Bairnsdale, Ballarat,
Bendigo, Geelong, Traralgon, a toilet is also available at Wangaratta (in the ladies!)
Tactile paths are provided at Ballarat and Traralgon, while hearing induction loops
are located at Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong and Traralgon stations.
Multi purpose cabs are available in Albury, Cobram, Geelong, Moe, Wodonga,
Ballarat, Bendigo, Horsham, Morwell, Mildura, Sale, Warrnambool and Traralgon.
Arriving in Melbourne by Road
Visitors driving to Melbourne will approach the city by the main arterial routes of
the Calder Highway (from the north west), the Hume Highway (from the north) and
Princes Highway (east and west). All drivers should be aware of Melbourne's
tollway system which commenced operation during 2000. Details of the system,
charging rates and the location of toll charging points is available on the Citylink
web page at www.transurban.com.au or by calling 13 26 29. The system is unique,
as all charges are electronic with no manned toll booths.