Five months after the Victorian border closure, the XPT is again travelling the full distance to Melbourne.

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Updated November 27 2020 - 7:54pm, first published 7:53pm
The first passenger-carrying XPT in five months to arrive at Southern Cross terminal. It arrived on schedule at 6.30pm, carrying but a handful of passengers.
The first passenger-carrying XPT in five months to arrive at Southern Cross terminal. It arrived on schedule at 6.30pm, carrying but a handful of passengers.

After nearly five months of terminating at Albury due to Covid-related border closure, the XPT service between Sydney and Melbourne resumed its normal timetable on Wednesday November 25.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.

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