Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Waurn Ponds Upgrade To Deliver More Parking And Services

Waurn Ponds passengers can look forward to a better train station and more train services, with an upgrade of Waurn Ponds Station being delivered as part of the $110 million Geelong Line Upgrade Stage 1. The concept designs for the station upgrade released today include more than 200 new and upgraded car parking spaces, better […]

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Travel Times Slashed On New Chandler Highway Bridge

Drivers travelling across the new Chandler Highway bridge are already enjoying huge improvements in their journeys with travel times slashed by as much as 10 minutes since two new lanes opened last week. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan said today early indications show some drivers have more than halved travel times on the new […]

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Major Transport Upgrades To Support Melbourne’s South East

Tens of thousands of people in the fast-growing communities of Lyndhurst, Cranbourne West and Lynbrook will get home sooner and safer as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with a $1 billion pipeline of road and rail projects for the south east. Visiting Lyndhurst today, Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan said that the Evans […]

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Getting Rid Of Gippsland Highway Level Crossing

The Andrews Labor Government is improving safety and the movement of vehicles in the manufacturing heart of Victoria by removing the level crossing on South Gippsland Highway in Dandenong and building a new intersection where it meets the Princes Highway. This dangerous and congested level crossing impedes the flow of 31,000 cars and trucks each […]

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Cheltenham And Mentone Level Crossing Removals Are Go

The Andrews Labor Government’s removal of three dangerous and congested level crossings in Cheltenham and Mentone will build two new stations and create new community spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today unveiled the final designs for level crossing removals at Park Road and Charman Road in Cheltenham, […]

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More Lanes Open On New Chandler Highway Bridge

Extra lanes are now open on Chandler Highway, reducing congestion on one of Melbourne’s worst bottlenecks. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan announced today that an extra two lanes are now open, with the remaining two to open over the coming weeks as the final touches are made on the bridge. Work continues behind safety […]

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A Step Closer For The Mordialloc Freeway

Drivers in Melbourne’s south-east are another step closer to a faster, safer journey with the appointment of a preferred tenderer for the Mordialloc Freeway project. The nine-kilometre freeway will provide an uninterrupted trip from the Mornington Peninsula Freeway in Aspendale Gardens to the Dingley Bypass in Dingley Village, slashing travel times and taking thousands of […]

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Better Services For Ballarat One Step Closer

More frequent and reliable services for Ballarat line passengers will be a step closer after an Autumn construction blitz taking place as part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade. A nine-day construction blitz will see major progress on all aspects of the project, which will be completed by the end of the year. Coaches will replace […]

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Major Works To Boost Warrnambool Line Reliability

Passengers on the Warrnambool line will benefit from faster and more reliable trains after major maintenance works are completed during a statewide autumn transport construction blitz. The $4.5 million package of works has been timed over the Easter holiday period to cause the least impact for passengers as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with […]

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Major Works To Boost Geelong Line Reliability

Passengers on the Geelong line will benefit from more reliable trains after major track, signal and platform upgrades are completed during a statewide autumn transport construction blitz. Works have been timed over the Easter holiday period to cause the least impact for passengers as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with an unprecedented investment in […]

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