Work on the new pedestrian overpass at Bendigo Railway Station is almost complete, with ramps now open for arrivals on platform two.
Stairs and lifts for the overpass will open in early 2019, providing greater accessibility for those in need.
Further upgrades planned for Bendigo Station will see improvements to the station building, including a refresh of the waiting area, toilets and customer service areas.
A new changing places facility will be installed, with a full-sized change table and hoists to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
Workshops have been running between Guide Dogs Victoria and V/Line staff this week, offering insights into the role of guide dogs and the challenges people with disability can experience navigating public transport.
Minister for Transport Infrastructure and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan said: “With the new Bendigo Station pedestrian bridge partly open and works continuing on the Bendigo and Echuca Line, we are not wasting a day in delivering the upgrades locals need.”
“This partnership with Guide Dogs Victoria is important and helps us ensure public transport is accessible to all Victorians.”
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