Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Geelong Community Has Its Say On Fast Rail

The chance to shape Geelong’s transport future will be top of the agenda when the Geelong Fast Rail Reference Group holds its inaugural meeting today. As work gathers pace on the proposed link between Geelong and Melbourne, the Andrews Labor Government has established a local reference group to help Rail Projects Victoria assess fast rail […]

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Regional Rail Revival – Major Packages Out To Market

With the half-a-billion-dollar Ballarat Line Upgrade in full swing, work on the rest of the $1.75 billion Regional Rail Revival is set to expand across the state with a major package of works out to market. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and Victorian Minster for Transport […]

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Locals Help Shape Vital Suburban Road Upgrades

Drivers who rely on Melbourne’s busiest suburban roads in the north and south-east are helping to shape their transformation, as the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade hits a major new milestone. The Labor Government today released the Request for Proposal (RFP) to deliver the $2.2 billion north and south-eastern packages, allowing bidders to submit […]

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Better Access For Bendigo Station Passengers

The new pedestrian bridge at Bendigo Station is now complete, signalling the latest milestone in the Andrews Labor Government’s $15.8 million commitment to improving access, safety and connectivity at both Bendigo and Eaglehawk stations. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited Bendigo Station to mark the opening of the new bridge, which is fully […]

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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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