Category: Minister for Public Transport

Promoting Victorian Rail Infrastructure

Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan will leave today for China and Hong Kong to strengthen Victoria’s position as a regional leader in rolling stock manufacturing. The Minister will meet senior government officials and transport industry leaders in Hong Kong, Nanjing, and Changchun to exchange ideas and encourage continued investment in Victoria’s transport projects. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

More Services And More Choice For Regional Passengers

The Andrews Labor Government is getting more regional passengers to all their favourite weekend and evening events, with 151 new train services to start next month. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled the new V-Line timetable that will begin on 27 August and boost services across the state. The new timetable will add […]

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

Upgrade Of Bendigo And Eaglehawk Stations A Step Closer

The Andrews Labor Government is taking the next step to upgrade Bendigo and Eaglehawk stations with the award of two contracts for the preliminary design of the $15.8 million redevelopments. The Minister for Public Transport and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan today announced that Arcadis Group has been awarded the contract to undertake the […]

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

The Metro Tunnel: More Jobs, More Stations, More Trains

The design and builders for the biggest public transport project in Victoria’s history have been selected, paving the way for more trains and the creation of thousands of new jobs across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today to announce that the Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP) – a consortium led […]

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Winter Construction Blitz Wraps Up With New Tram Route

The Route 58 tram has made its first journey along Toorak Road West, as the Andrews Labor Government keeps commuters moving during construction of the Metro Tunnel. The new route means trams can continue to run between South Yarra and the CBD while the new station at Domain is being built. Acting Minister for Public […]

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Real-Time Platform Information For Regional Passengers

Regional passengers will be able to access more information about their train service, making it easier for them to plan their journey. Acting Minister for Public Transport Jaala Pulford today announced real-time platform information was now available on the V/Line website and smartphone app. The new feature gives passengers details about the arrival and departure […]

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Labor Government Wins Fight For Bendigo To Echuca Line Upgrade

The Andrews Labor Government has secured the money Victoria is owed by the Federal Government and will deliver a $91 million upgrade to the Bendigo and Echuca lines. The Commonwealth has confirmed that they will provide Victoria the almost $1.5 billion it is owed through the Asset Recycling Initiative for the Regional Rail Revival package […]

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

Revitalising the Murray Basin Rail Network

Works to revitalise more than 1,000 kilometres of Victoria’s rail freight network will be underway within weeks, with the McConnell Dowell Martinus Rail joint venture announced today as the successful tenderer for the project. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Acting Victorian Minister for Public Transport Luke Donnellan today announced the contract […]

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

More Choice, Cheaper Fares And Certainty For The Industry

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reforms to Victoria’s taxi and hire car industry have passed the Legislative Council, paving the way for cheaper fares, more choice and safer, more responsive services for passengers. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan welcomed the reforms which will regulate ride share services and provide certainty to the taxi industry. […]

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More Island Services With New Ferry

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering more frequent, reliable ferry services between the mainland and French and Phillip Islands. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that Searoad Ferries (trading as Western Port Ferries) has been awarded the contract to run the Western Port Ferry Service between French Island, Phillip Island and Stony Point. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Southern Metropolitan Region