Topic: Transport

Works Underway To Upgrade Bells Boulevarde

Travelling to Bells Beach will soon be a lot smoother and safer for drivers and cyclists with significant upgrade works underway to improve Bells Boulevarde at Jan Juc. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited the worksite today to get a firsthand look at how this upgrade would deliver benefits not […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Major Works Underway As Ballarat Line Upgrade Construction Nears Completion

Ballarat line passengers are being asked to plan ahead for service changes as work continues on the massive pipeline of investment for passengers on one of Victoria’s busiest regional train lines. During a 23-day Ballarat Line Upgrade works blitz from Saturday 9 November to Sunday 1 December, coaches will replace trains for the entire journey […]

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

Expression Of Interest Open For Treasury Square Site

The Andrews Labor Government has today announced the start of an expression of interest process to develop vacant transport land in Melbourne’s CBD which has the potential to create jobs and attract new businesses. The Treasury Square site is located on the southern side of Flinders Street next to the rail corridor, and spans the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Keeping Kids Safe As They Return To School

With the Spring school holidays coming to an end and students heading back to school, Victorians are asked to make safe driving their number-one priority. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said that when drivers get behind the wheel, they need to put the phone down and keep their eyes on […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Resources, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC

Works Commence To Deliver More Trains For Sunbury

  Works will get underway on the Sunbury line next month to deliver more trains as the Andrews Labor Government continues its significant overhaul of the rail corridor ahead of bigger trains running along the line and through the Metro Tunnel. John Holland, CPB Contractors, AECOM and Metro Trains Melbourne have been awarded the contract […]

Categories: Media Release

Full Steam Ahead For Second Murray River Crossing At Echuca-Moama

Construction on a vital second river crossing between Victoria and New South Wales at Echuca and Moama is a step closer, following the awarding of the contract to McConnell Dowell Constructors (Australia) Pty Ltd. Stage 3 of the project includes new bridges over the Murray and Campaspe rivers and two new flood relief bridges. For […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Rail Bridge And New Station For Hallam Road Crossing

The dangerous and congested Hallam Road level crossing will be removed by building a rail bridge over the Pakenham line and local commuters will soon enjoy a new Hallam Station. Removing the level crossing will provide critical infrastructure to get people home sooner and safer in one of Melbourne’s fastest growing communities. More than 20,000 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Gone For Good: Laverton Crossing Removal Takes Tally To 30

Safety and reliability have been boosted for commuters in Melbourne’s west, thanks to the removal of another dangerous and congested level crossing along the Werribee line. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today celebrated the opening of the new Aviation Road bridge months ahead of schedule, removing the Laverton level crossing – the 30th crossing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Major Works To Start On Toorak Road Crossing Removal

Work to remove the dangerous and congested Toorak Road level crossing will ramp up this month, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with removing one of Melbourne’s worst bottlenecks. Over the first weekend of October, crews will work around the clock to relocate underground services and utilities, and begin work on the foundations for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Designing Victoria’s Next Generation Trams And Trains

The Andrews Labor Government is taking the next step in designing next generation trams and regional trains to keep Victorians moving. Manufacturers have been invited to develop proposals and participate in a collaborative design process for the new trams and trains, with design and engineering workshops to be held in coming months. The next generation […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport