Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

First Automated Vehicle To Hit The Road

Cutting-edge automated vehicle technology will be tested in rural Victoria this year in the first on-road trial approved under the new Automated Driving System (ADS) permit scheme. Acting Premier Jacinta Allan today announced that Bosch has been awarded $2.3 million from the Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) Trial Grants Program and granted the state’s first […]

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Metro Tunnel Sets Minds In Motion

The first of four-massive tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will build Melbourne’s future rail network is nearing Australian waters. Hot on the heels of the arrival of a TBM for the Westgate Tunnel Project, the Metro Tunnel’s mega machine – which measures 100 metres long – is due to arrive at the Port of Melbourne […]

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Thompsons Road Upgrade Reaches New Heights

Drivers in Melbourne’s south east are another step closer to better journeys on a duplicated Thompsons Road through Carrum and Cranbourne as the Andrews Labor Government’s project forges ahead following several major construction milestones. Construction crews working on the 10.7 kilometre Thompsons Road duplication have finalised a mammoth task that involved lifting 21 concrete beams […]

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Works Continue On The Gippsland Line

Due to last week’s extreme wet weather, coaches will continue to replace all V/Line trains on the Gippsland line for the entire journey until mid-January while works are underway. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan said that free travel would also be extended to cover this period recognising the additional disruption Gippsland passengers now face […]

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Better Journeys For Melbourne’s Sporting Fans

New walkways and pedestrian operated signals will welcome event goers to the Olympic Park precinct from Friday and throughout the busy summer event season. The much-needed improvements around Richmond Station will improve access and safety for tens of thousands of pedestrians that pass through Punt Road and Olympic Boulevard every time an event is held […]

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Victoria’s Big Build Continues Over Summer

Drivers and public transport passengers are being urged to plan ahead over summer, as works continue on the Andrew Labor Government’s unprecedented pipeline of major transport projects and vital road and rail maintenance. A major construction blitz will take place in January to prepare for the new fleet of High Capacity Metro Trains and the […]

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Scott Morrison Out Of Excuses On Locked Box Funding

The current Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, is running out of excuses for why his minority Liberal government continues to keep $3 billion of Victorian infrastructure funding in a locked box, instead of providing it to hard working Victorians. The funding is being kept in a locked box for a project that doesn’t stack up and […]

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Bendigo Station’s New Bridge Open For Business

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of upgrading Bendigo Station and the Bendigo Line, with passengers now able to use the new pedestrian bridge at the station. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited Bendigo Station to inspect the new bridge, while joining Guide Dogs Victoria as they team up […]

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