Since the LNP are claiming a plan to resume Hamilton and Horsham, the single Sprinter may be again a viable option.
And the new paint job will make them perform soooo much better.
Using Ararat as a change hub, all the western SG routes are just a shortish 2-3 hour hop connecting a lot of Regional towns. (Nhill, Portland, Geelong, Dunolly - and everywhere in between)
Just saying , to keep the 3 ideas in context.