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More Victorian Built E-Class Trams Are On The Way

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in more rolling stock to get Victorians where they need to go, with 10 more Victorian built E-Class trams to be built, freeing up space on our tram network and supporting local jobs. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced Bombardier would be delivering another 10 trams, taking […]

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Building The Metro Tunnel And Protecting Flinders Street

Works are ramping up at Federation Square on Victoria’s largest public transport project, as upgrades across the road to protect the iconic Flinders St Station continue, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Part of Flinders Street will be reduced by one traffic lane for many years from next month as the Metro Tunnel starts major […]

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Delivering The Shepparton Rail Line Freight Upgrade

Work is progressing to enhance the capacity and efficiency of freight rail from the Goulburn Valley, with $900,000 in planning funding locked-in following formal approval. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the project is a key part of the $1.75 billion Victorian Regional Rail Revival Package and […]

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Better Access For Broadmeadows Passengers

Broadmeadows passengers will benefit from a modern station, faster travel times and more trains thanks to works funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire today visited Broadmeadows Station, to inspect works underway to make it safer and easier for passengers to catch the train. […]

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Buckley Street Underpass To Open Months Ahead Of Schedule

Trains have resumed on the Craigieburn, Seymour and Shepparton lines, after a construction blitz that will result in traffic flowing freely on Buckley Street through the new road underpass, months ahead of schedule. At Essendon today, Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Essendon Danny Pearson and Member for Niddrie Ben Carroll to […]

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Bacchus Marsh Station Upgrade Designs Released

Bacchus Marsh Station will soon feature more car parking and improved access for passengers thanks to an investment in the station’s upgrade. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and Victorian Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today launched the designs for the revamped station which form part […]

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Family Day In The Works As Rail Space Takes Shape

Locals are being urged to save the date ahead of a huge family day set to celebrate 11 MCGs’ worth of new open space, five stations open to passengers and nine level crossings gone for good. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos at Carnegie today to mark the start […]

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Abbotts Road Crossing Gone For Good

Trains and vehicles have been successfully separated on Abbotts Road in Dandenong South, with the Andrews Labor Government removing yet another dangerous and congested level crossing The view from above will be a welcome one for the many train drivers who travel along the Cranbourne line each day, with every level crossing between Caulfield and […]

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Victorians To Name Massive Tunnel Boring Machines

Victorians will play an important part in the Andrews Labor Government’s Metro Tunnel and West Gate Tunnel projects, naming the six gigantic tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will begin digging beneath Melbourne from early next year. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today launched a state-wide competition inviting Victorians […]

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All Trains Connected – Helping Get People Where They Need To Go

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its record investment to get regional passengers where they need to go, with more support for affordable and better connected journeys. The Labor Government has now completed the fitting out of Victoria’s entire VLocity train fleet with mobile signal boosters, delivering improved mobile coverage for passengers on the Bendigo, […]

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