Category: Minister for Public Transport

All I Want For Christmas Is Free Travel

Public Transport will be the best way to get out and enjoy the Festive season with free travel on public transport on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve across Victoria, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne said that free travel across the network will make it easier and safer […]

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Cheaper And Easier Public Transport Travel For Students

Victorian families will save time and money thanks to simpler access to public transport concessions being introduced by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne said from term 1 next year, school students will be able to use their PTV-approved school identification card to get concession travel on public transport. The change […]

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Stepping In To Save The Overland For Western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government will save the iconic Overland train service between Melbourne and Adelaide, which connects passengers from South Australia, Western Victoria and Geelong on the historical route. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today announced the Government has stepped in to keep a key part of Australia’s transport history alive by providing $3.78 […]

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Glenroy Locals To Benefit From Permanent Open Space

Glenroy locals will have access to more open recreational space and recreation facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government has sold former transport land in Glenroy to Moreland City Council, securing its future as public open space for the community. The sale of 3.2 hectares of land at Outlook Drive, Glenroy will […]

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Planning For A Better St Kilda Junction

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with planning for a safer and more accessible St Kilda Junction, while we build the Metro Tunnel. St Kilda Junction is more than just a tram interchange – it is a vital gateway in Melbourne’s inner south, where major arterial and public transport routes merge. It was last […]

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Images Revealed For A New Station At Cobblebank

The Andrews Labor Government has released designs for a bigger new train station at Cobblebank, to service Melbourne’s booming outer western suburbs. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled designs at the site of the new station, which will include an accessible pedestrian overpass, secure bike parking, a bus interchange and car park. The […]

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Shepparton Station Stabling Construction Underway

Shepparton passengers are one step closer to more train services from early next year, with construction on the stabling upgrade at Shepparton Station now underway thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan visited Shepparton Station to inspect the works site, which was set up last week in preparation for the […]

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Designing New Trains Supports Local Jobs In Ballarat

Ballarat manufacturer Alstom is set to design the new fleet of X’Trapolis trains that will provide a more reliable and comfortable service for Melbourne passengers. The Andrews Labor Government is engaging Alstom to design a new X’Trapolis 2.0 train with higher local content. The announcement retains Alstom’s Ballarat manufacturing workforce until the start of production […]

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City Controller To Ensure We Get On With Our Big Build

The Andrews Labor Government is set to appoint a City Controller to help get on with Victoria’s next big build. With the world’s biggest tram network, largest managed motorway system and with $38 billion of major transport upgrades currently underway, Melbourne’s first transport coordinator will manage works across the city to get people home sooner […]

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Stronger Public Transport Advertising Guidelines

New steps are being taken to ensure all content shown on City Loop screens meets the community’s expectations, following a review undertaken by Transport for Victoria. City Loop stations are Melbourne’s busiest train stations, with around 90 million passengers using them every year. It is therefore imperative that content shown on these screens is respectful […]

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