COMMUTERS will able to get behind the barricades and access the new Goornong train station this weekend.
The site has been condoned off during construction, but will be unveiled in time for the first train to pull up to the platform on Sunday, December 12.
A community launch event with free entertainment will be held from 9.30am to 1.30pm. The first passenger train is scheduled to pull up at the station at 9.46am.
Goornong is the first of three new stations to be built as part of the Bendigo Metro 3 project, which aims to give people in growing communities better train access.
The station will run 18 weekly services - with two daily services on weekdays and four daily services on weekends.
The delivery of the Huntly Station is expected to completed in mid-2022, and Raywood Station should follow late next year.
The Bendigo and Echuca line upgrade is part of the $4 billion Regional Rail Revival program.
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