Topic: Transport

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Plan To Partner With The Private Sector On Airport Rail

The Labor Government will use $10 million of the money it is owed through the Asset Recycling Initiative to develop a new airport rail plan in partnership with the private sector. Both Melbourne Airport and Southern Cross Station are privately operated and there is significant market interest in building a light or heavy rail link […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Labor Government Unveils Massive Gippsland Line Upgrade

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled a massive upgrade of the Gippsland line, to run more trains, more often to Victoria’s East, as part of its $1.45 billion Regional Rail Revival package unveiled today. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing at Warragul Station today […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Premier

Regional Rail Revival

The Victorian Government believes in public transport in regional Victoria. Regional Fast Rail and Regional Rail Link connected Victoria’s regional centres with 21st-century transport technology, laying the foundations for major economic growth. Since 2015, the Victorian Government has invested $1.3 billion in regional rail, including the $440 million Murray Basin Rail Project and the $518 […]

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Huge Upgrade To Boost Services For Bendigo And Echuca

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled a massive upgrade of the Bendigo to Echuca line to run more trains, more often. The works are part of a $1.45 billion Regional Rail Revival package unveiled today, which will deliver major upgrades to every regional passenger line in the state and create more than 1,000 jobs. $91 […]

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

$1.45 Billion To Continue Labor Regional Rail Revival

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled a massive package of regional rail upgrades that will improve services and create more than 1,000 jobs across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced that the Victorian Budget 2017/18 would include a $1.45 billion Regional Rail Revival package of upgrades on every […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier, Western Victoria Region

Ballarat Bus Interchange: A Big Win For Commuters

In a win for commuters and residents alike, the Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promise to build a new bus interchange at the revamped Ballarat Station Precinct. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford made the $5 million announcement in Ballarat today, alongside Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight and Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Another Historic W-Class Tram Expertly Restored In Bendigo

Another historic W-Class tram is on its way back to Melbourne after being restored to its former glory by a dedicated team of Bendigo Tramways staff and volunteers. Minister for Public Transport and local Member Jacinta Allan visited the Bendigo Tramways Depot and Workshop today to see the recently restored tram 981 before it departs […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Our Mernda Rail extension is no small thing.

Found this out yesterday… Excluding the City Loop, when was the last time a Melbourne rail line was extended by three or more new stations? 87 years ago! Before the ballpoint pen was invented. Before Elvis was alive. Our Mernda Rail extension is no small thing. Three new stations. Thousands of new jobs. A brand […]

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