January 19, 2017 10:43 PM ET

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Company Overview of V/Line Corporation

Company Overview

V/Line Corporation, together with its subsidiary, V/Line Pty Ltd., operates as a regional public transport operator in Australia. It provides train and coach transportation services. The company operates approximately 1,250 V/Line branded coach services that connect with the rail network and serves regional Victorian communities, as well as serves South Australia, New South Wales, and the Australian Capital Territory. It also provides access to and maintains 3,520 kilometers of rail track used by passengers and freight rail services. The company was formerly known as V/Line Passenger Corporation. V/Line Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Docklands, Australia.

750 Collins Street

Level 9

Docklands, VIC 3008


Founded in 1999

1,541 Employees


61 3 9619 5900


61 3 9619 5000

Key Executives for V/Line Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 62
Chief Operating Officer
Company Secretary
Executive General Manager of Health, Safety, People and Environment
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

V/Line Corporation Key Developments

V/Line Announces Executive Changes

V/Line announced the appointment of James Pinder as new CEO. Mr. Pinder has more than 32 years experience in the rail industry, including as General Manager Rolling Stock at Metro Trains Melbourne and Fleet Manager at Southern Railway in the UK. He has also worked with Downer EDI in New South Wales, and for the last nine months he has worked as a consultant on the Crossrail project in London. Mr. Pinder, who will officially take on his new role on 28 November, will lead a team of more than 1,600 employees delivering nearly 3,000 train and coach services to regional Victorians each week. V/Line CEO Gary Liddle will wrap up on 28 October. Chief Operating Officer Carol-Anne Nelson will act in the role from 29 October to 27 November.

V/Line Appoints Jenny Dawson as New Chairwoman

Former Bendigo and Adelaide Bank director Jenny Dawson named new V/Line chairwoman. A former director of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has been appointed as the new chairwoman of the regional train operator V/Line. Jenny Dawson replaces Hector McKenzie and will head a new five-member board Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan.

V/Line Announces Board Appointments

Minister for Public Transport announced new board member to V/Line. The new appointments are Craig Cook as Deputy Chair, John Donovan as Director, Gabrielle Bell as Director and Kay Macaulay as Director of V/Line. The new appointments will come into effect from July 1, 2015.

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