|Location||Sugargum Drive, Waurn Ponds|
|Distance||84.90 kilometres from Southern Cross|
|Fare zone||Myki zone 4|
|Website||Public Transport Victoria|
|Opened||12 October 2014|
| To Melbourne: Every 40 minutes on weekdays, Hourly on weeknights and weekends.|
To Warrnambool: 4 services on weekdays and 3 on weekends
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