Topic: Transport

Bus Boost For South-Eastern Suburbs

Locals will have better connections with two major train lines and links with vital services in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs, with a new bus route set to begin thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The new Route 627 connects Moorabbin Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre, opening up local access to major shopping and leisure destinations in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

New Bridge Mural Unveiled At Chandler Highway Upgrade

A huge new collaborative art piece, painted by local and Wurundjeri artists, has been unveiled along the Chandler Highway bridge underpass as the finishing touches continue on this important upgrade. The continuous 60-metre-long artwork is now complete which reflects the cultural heritage of the Yarra River and its ongoing importance to the Aboriginal community. Primary […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Suburban Rail Loop Goes To Market For Registrations Of Interest

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the commencement of a Registration of Interest (ROI) process for local and global firms to help deliver the Suburban Rail Loop. The start of market engagement is the next major step to make the project a reality. The ROI will help government assess which organisations have the experience and […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

New Moreland And Coburg Stations Designs Revealed

People in Melbourne’s north are getting their first look at the new Moreland and Coburg Stations today as part of a project that will remove four level crossings and see the area transformed. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn at Coburg Station to […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Contract Signed For Toorak Road Level Crossing Removal

The Andrews Labor Government’s removal of the level crossing at Toorak Road, Kooyong is a step closer with the contract for the works now signed. The Toorak Road level crossing is one of the most dangerous and congested in Victoria and a major bottleneck for tens of thousands of people travelling to the Monash Freeway […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Mobile Myki Embraced By Victorians

Almost 100,000 Victorian public transport users have used Mobile myki since it was launched just over two months ago by the Andrews Labor Government. Train, tram and bus passengers have quickly adopted the innovative new ticketing option, with nearly 11,000 people using it within the first 24 hours after it was launched on 28 March. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Ministers

Sandringham Line Targeted During Graffiti Blitz

Graffiti clean-up crews will undertake a blitz on the Sandringham Line this week, as they take advantage of the line being closed as part of ongoing construction on the Metro Tunnel’s eastern entrance. From tonight, Metro Trains clean-up crews will start to remove unsightly graffiti from railway property between South Yarra and Sandringham. Up to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Ministers

Massive Metro Tunnel Boring Machines Coming Together

The first of four massive Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) that will dig the Metro Tunnel is being assembled in North Melbourne, with the very first piece now in place. Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan in North Melbourne today to view the pieces of the mega machine and mark […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Improving Reliability And New Stations For Bendigo

The Victorian Budget 19/20 delivers more funding to improve the reliability of train services for Bendigo locals. The Andrews Labor Government has allocated $5 million for V/Line to build a new bio-wash facility in the Bendigo Station precinct, which will be used to inspect and clean trains after animal strikes and other incidents. Currently, there […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Northern Victoria Region

Designers On Board For Historic Bendigo Station

Local Bendigo company e+ Architecture has been appointed to design the refresh of Bendigo’s iconic station building as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $15.8 million Bendigo and Eaglehawk Station upgrades. Operating for more than 40 years in Bendigo, e+ Architecture has delivered a range of local projects including the award-winning Epsom Primary School redevelopment, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Northern Victoria Region