Category: Minister for Public Transport

Thirty New Metro Peak Trains Every Week From August

The Andrews Labor Government will add 30 new Metro train services in the peak, every week – to get people in Melbourne’s north and west home safer and sooner. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced the new services today, which will be introduced as part of a new metropolitan timetable that will start on […]

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Only Labor Will Give Victoria Its Fair Share

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed Federal Labor’s commitment to give Victoria its fair share of infrastructure funding. Minister for Public Transport and Major Projects Jacinta Allan joined Federal Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development Anthony Albanese today in Melbourne today to highlight just how much Malcolm Turnbull is ripping Victoria off. In […]

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Western Victoria Short-Changed By Liberals

The Sydney-centric Turnbull Government has gutted the biggest package regional rail upgrade in Victoria’s history, and abandoned the $39 million upgrade of the Ararat line. Last night’s Federal Budget pours money into projects for Sydney, while the Turnbull Government continues to rip off regional Victoria. The Andrews Labor Government recently announced it would use the […]

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South West Short-Changed By Liberals

The Sydney-centric Turnbull Government has gutted the biggest package regional rail upgrade in Victoria’s history, and abandoned the $100 million upgrade of the Warrnambool line. Last night’s Federal Budget pours money into projects for Sydney, while the Turnbull Government continues to rip off regional Victoria. The Andrews Labor Government recently announced it would use the […]

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Removing Dangerous And Congested Crossings Sooner

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of removing more dangerous and congested level crossings for good. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that contracts for the removal of a dozen level crossings in Melbourne’s north, west and south east have been signed, worth more than a billion dollars combined. An Alliance […]

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Huge Upgrade To Run More Trains, More Often To Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a massive upgrade of the Shepparton line and new coach services as part of an ongoing revival of public transport in regional Victoria. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and Independent Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed at Shepparton Station today to outline […]

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Record investment keeps rolling in Melbourne’s suburbs

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its record investment to build a world-class public transport network in Melbourne’s suburbs. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 provides more than $2 billion to boost services and create jobs, while preparing the network for capacity created by the Metro Tunnel, high capacity trains and signalling, and the removal of 50 dangerous […]

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Labor government’s Regional Rail Revival continues

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its record investment in regional public transport to create jobs, connect communities, and deliver public transport that Victorians can count on, wherever they live. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 builds on a record investment in regional rail last year, and includes the $1.45 billion Regional Rail Revival package of major upgrades […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Victoria Region, Western Victoria Region

Pressure Mounts On Drum To Back Regional Rail Revival

Pressure is mounting on the Turnbull Government to back major rail upgrades for the Echuca line announced yesterday as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Rail Revival package. The $1.45 billion package will deliver better train services across regional Victoria and create more than 1,000 jobs. It includes $91 million to upgrade track and […]

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Pressure Mounts On Turnbull To Back Regional Rail Revival

Pressure is mounting on the Turnbull Government to give Victoria the money it’s owed to upgrade regional rail lines across the state. Yesterday the Andrews Labor Government unveiled its $1.45 billion Regional Rail Revival package, which will deliver better regional train services, and create more than 1,000 jobs. The package includes a $435 million upgrade […]

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