1. The N class loco shuttling on the RRL track pair between the City & Sunshine is for crew training purposes.
2. The Airport train will no doubt accept MYKI but pax will be charged a premium fare like Sydney & Brisbane .
3. There are big RRL Occos scheduled from 28/06 to 13/07 with no trains to Ballarat, Bendigo or Seymour.
Works to be completed at that time : Sunshine - final track and signal commissioning at Down end plats 3/4 to RRL both Ballarat & Bendigo legs . Franklin St - completion of RRL connections including dg and sg connections , dual gauge both lines Nth Melb viaduct tracks, dedicated bg VLP line alongside East Suburban lines to platforms 7/8. Spion Kop Junction - commissioning . The new arrangements allow for parallel sg departures and arrivals from plats 1/2 as far as the Down en of the Nth Melbourne flyover .
4. Footscray - During June complete station building refurbishment & platform verandah renewals on platforms 3/4 .
As posted several times before on completion of these works one can expect Geelongs will get access to Southern Cross platforms 1 - 8 via Nth Melbourne flyover. From late July a new tt is expected for Ballarat and Bendigo services using RRL from platforms 1 - 8 via Nth Melbourne flyover then via RRL track pair all the way to Sunshine. So RRL will in effect be complete for Western & Northern trains by the end of July .
The Geelongs should go all the way to Manor North on the new line by mid 2015 .