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Preserving The Historic Queenscliff Station

The Andrews Labor Government’s upgrade to the historic Queenscliff Station building is now complete, preserving it for the future and ongoing use by tourist heritage group, the Bellarine Railway. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville joined staff and volunteers from the Bellarine Railway today to celebrate the completion of […]

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Record Road Investment In Melbourne’s West Picks Up Pace

Drivers can look forward to better journeys in Melbourne’s west as work ramps up on key road upgrades and bridge improvement work as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited the site of the first bridge upgrade at Hyde Street in Spotswood, which is part […]

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Jet Past The Traffic On The Train To Avalon Airshow

Getting to this year’s Avalon Airshow will be cheaper and more convenient than ever before thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. In a Victorian first, passengers can buy public transport tickets at a 25 per cent discount when they purchase their ticket to the Avalon Airshow, with extra trains and buses getting people to and […]

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Keeping School Children Safe At Level Crossings

As Victorian students head back to school after the summer break, they will be encouraged to stay safe around level crossings thanks to a new educational partnership between Metro Trains and Victoria Police. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today visited Yarraville station to launch the new Joint Education Taskforce. Codenamed Operation Jet, the taskforce […]

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Campaign To Save Lives On The Rail Network

The Andrews Labor Government is getting behind a digital campaign aimed at saving lives by reminding those doing it tough about the support available to them. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne said the Pause. Call. Be Heard. campaign was an important step for the Labor Government in reducing suicide rates. The campaign, developed by […]

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Accessibility Rollout Continues On Tram Network

Work is underway to upgrade the RMIT Bundoora stop on Route 86, as the Andrews Labor Government’s latest improvement to safety and accessibility for the thousands of passengers using Melbourne’s tram network. The upgraded tram stop at the corner of Plenty Road and McKimmies Road is the next step in providing better access to Melbourne’s […]

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Seeking Mobile Myki Testers

Thousands of Victorians will help test the next generation of the next generation of public transport ticketing, with expressions of interest now open for the next phase of the Mobile myki trial. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today announced that, following a successful first phase trial with a limited, industry-based test group of users, […]

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Transporting Australia’s Top All-Abilities Cricketers

More than 110 bus services will transport the 240 players participating in next week’s National Cricket Inclusion Championships in Geelong. Buses have been specially arranged to move the all-abilities cricketers to and from games during the week-long championships, for free. The National Cricket Inclusion Championships will take place across more than 10 cricket grounds in […]

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Extra Trams And Free Travel An Ace For Tennis Fans

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for fans to enjoy the Australian Open with free travel and more than 3000 extra tram services between the city and the tennis. Australian Open ticket holders and staff will be able to travel for free along the tram routes servicing Melbourne Park, taking them straight to […]

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Regional Rail Trainee Driver Numbers Hit Record Levels

More than 100 trainee train drivers are hitting the rails as part of a huge recruitment drive to bolster regional rail services on the V/Line network, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today welcomed the latest batch of 10 new V/Line driver trainees, who will help deliver services for […]

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