The Nationals Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy is demanding better public transport services for western Victoria, with The Overland rail service ceasing operation at the end of this year.
Following an announcement in late 2018 that The Overland would cease operation at the end of the year, Ms Kealy successfully gained State Government funding to extend the service until the end of 2019.
However no further commitment has been received from Labor, with the service scheduled to finish at the end of this month.
The Overland runs twice a week between Adelaide and Melbourne, carrying about 17,000 passengers a year. The service stops in Murray Bridge, Bordertown, Nhill, Dimboola, Horsham, Stawell, Ararat and Geelong.