Topic: Transport

Major Contracts Awarded As Anzac Station Takes Shape

The Metro Tunnel’s Anzac Station is fast taking shape with construction now underway on the station roof. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan visited the site today, where Australian-made steel and concrete is being used to create the roof. AUSREO has won the contract to supply more than 3,800 tonnes of […]

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Contract Awarded For Stage Two Upgrade Of Plenty Road

Drivers are another step closer to a fully upgraded Plenty Road from Mill Park to Mernda, with the contract for stage two works between Bush Boulevard and Bridge Inn Road awarded to Decmil. The second stage of the Andrews Labor Government’s $178.6 million upgrade includes an additional lane in each direction to boost capacity and […]

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Community To Have Their Say On North East Link

The planning approvals process for Victoria’s biggest road project has started, with an Environment Effects Statement (EES) for North East Link now out for public comment. The Andrews Labor Government is working to support potentially impacted residents, businesses, sports clubs and community groups when delivering the long-awaited project. Building such a large project through a […]

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Buses To Carry The Load During Autumn Rail Blitz

A record number of replacement buses are being rolled out across Victoria during the Autumn construction blitz to keep commuters moving and minimise delays. More than 600 buses and coaches, delivering more than 100,000 daily trips, are being deployed as works on the Metro Tunnel, level crossing removals and regional train line upgrades continue over […]

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North East Link Delivers Massive Tree Replanting Program

More than 30,000 trees will be planted for the Andrews Labor Government’s North East Link – Victoria’s largest ever road project. Approximately 16,000 trees are expected to be removed based on the current reference design, which is subject to an Environment Effects Statement (EES) due out soon. Around 75 per cent of these are in […]

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First New Hybrid Bus Ready To Hit Melbourne Roads

The first of 50 new Hybrid technology buses for Melbourne’s bus network will take its first passengers next week, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The new Victorian-built buses will be progressively rolled out across the next three years and will operate across bus routes in Wyndham, Oakleigh and Sunshine. The buses will reduce fuel […]

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New Bus Fleet Order Creates 20 Ballarat Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is creating up to 20 new jobs in Ballarat, as it delivers a more reliable and comfortable fleet of buses to run across Melbourne’s public transport network. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today visited Ballarat automotive manufacturer OzPress Industries, which has partnered with South East Asia’s largest bus body builder […]

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Reservoir Station Gone As Level Crossing Removal Ramps Up

Reservoir’s outdated station will be demolished today to make way for a modern transport hub as the Andrews Labor Government’s removal of the notorious level crossing at High Street in Reservoir ramps up. The project will rebuild the station – used by 4,000 people each day – as part of a new rail bridge that […]

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Round-The-Clock Metro Tunnel Works Ramp Up In Autumn Blitz

Significant works are now underway on the Metro Tunnel’s entrance at South Yarra, with crews working around the clock to complete vital upgrades as part of an autumn construction blitz. The scale of work being delivered in April is unprecedented and will impact nine different metropolitan and regional train lines between April 1 and 23 […]

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Victoria’s Biggest Road Project Another Step Closer

Two major construction firms have been shortlisted to deliver the first package of works on the North East Link, as the biggest road infrastructure project in Victoria’s history moves another step closer to construction. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today to announce CPB and Laing O’Rourke have been shortlisted for […]

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