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Express Services Return For Gippsland Passengers

Gippsland V/Line passengers will have express and semi-express coaches to get them to their destination during planned disruptions this winter. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Eastern Victoria Region Harriet Shing today announced select express coaches will run to Parliament Station via the Eastern Freeway, providing significant travel time savings for passengers. […]

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Metro Tunnel Digs To Reveal Melbourne’s Past

The largest archaeological digs in Victorian history are underway in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD as work continues to deliver the $11 billion Metro Tunnel. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today visited the corner of Flinders and Swanston streets to mark the start of digs in the area – one of the most important […]

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Box Hill Transit Interchange Chair Announced

The Andrews Labor Government today appointed an independent chair to the passionate committee of local representatives, who will deliver a redevelopment plan for Box Hill station and bus interchange. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced Knowles Tivendale as chair of the Box Hill Transit Interchange Steering Committee, who will work towards producing a […]

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Melbourne To Host World’s Biggest Public Transport Summit

Melbourne will host the world’s biggest public transport event – a major acknowledgement of our city’s place as a global leader in public transport. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren welcomed the announcement that Melbourne has been selected to host the UITP Global Public Transport Summit […]

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Plenty Valley Buses Link Up With New Stations

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding bus coverage and adjusting services across Plenty Valley to ensure the community has quick and easy links to the three new train stations on the Mernda line opening this year. Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan announced extra bus routes will be introduced, and times on existing routes adjusted, […]

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Next Part Of The Journey For Victoria’s Retired Trams

Victoria’s retired trams – including the iconic W-Class – will get a new lease on life with the release of an expression of interest giving Victorians the opportunity to acquire one of the trams. Schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations and other public institutions will also be able to access a tram for free under the […]

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Next Steps For North East Rail Line Upgrade

Community consultation is about to commence on the $235 million North East Line upgrade Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack and Victorian Minister for Public Transport and Major Projects Jacinta Allan said today. Mr McCormack said the North East line steering committee, chaired by Transport for Victoria, met this week […]

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Tram Stop Upgrades To Deliver Better Access

More tram stops across Melbourne will be upgraded to become fully accessible as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with upgrading 10 additional stops across Melbourne’s major tram routes. Works will start over the coming months to upgrade more tram stops, improving access to major hospital, education and tourist destinations and connections to other modes […]

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Free Tram Zone Extended For Major Events During Blitz

The Andrews Labor Government is extending the Free Tram Zone (FTZ) to get crowds to Melbourne’s major events, as work ramps up on major infrastructure projects over June. Melbourne’s popular FTZ will be extended to stops near the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to make it simpler for fans to get from the city to ‘Dreamtime […]

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New Rosanna Station To Open And Two Level Crossings Gone

Trains will return to the Hurstbridge line tomorrow, with two level crossings gone and the new Rosanna Station open. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines today at Victoria’s newest station, which will open to passengers tomorrow. Over more than six weeks, around 1,000 people worked around-the-clock to build the […]

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