Topic: Transport

Major Construction Underway At Cheltenham And Mentone

Works are underway to remove three dangerous level crossings and build two new stations in Cheltenham and Mentone – with a one-week rail closure beginning today as construction ramps up. Buses will replace trains from today until Friday 27 March between Moorabbin and Mordialloc during weekdays – which will be extended between Moorabbin and Frankston […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Major Works To Keep Route 86 Trams On Track

The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out major works on Route 86 along Plenty Road to deliver a smoother and more reliable ride for passengers. Yarra Trams will carry out more than $3 million worth of work from Saturday 21 March until Monday 30 March, with crews working around the clock to replace more than […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Metropolitan Region

Have Your Say On Preston’s Open Spaces

Preston locals can apply to join a community panel to have their say on the design of new open space created by the Andrews Labor Government’s removal of four level crossings along the Mernda line. The Preston Open Space Advisory Panel will help shape the open space created when the rail line is raised over […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Consulting On Options For Ferguson Street Crossing Removal

The removal of Williamstown’s Ferguson Street level crossing is another step closer, with design options to be presented to the community for feedback as planning for the project continues. Options to lower or raise the rail line are under active consideration by the project team, after a preliminary design assessment which ruled out road-based options. […]

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

Better Bus Services For Keilor East And Niddrie Passengers

Keilor East and Niddrie locals will soon benefit from new and extended bus services thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne joined Member for Niddrie Ben Carroll to announce the bus network changes to meet growing demand in the area, beginning July 2020. The changes will see buses service the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Works Begin On Hurstbridge Station Car Park

Peak hour parking for motorists in Melbourne’s north-east will soon be faster and easier with works beginning to build up to 120 new and upgraded commuter car parks at Hurstbridge Station. The successful builder, Ace Infrastructure, who has extensive experience constructing station car parks across both regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, has started construction on […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Metropolitan Region

A New Tolling Structure To Get On With North East Link

In a Victorian first, a State-owned company will be set-up to collect tolls for the long-awaited North East Link with toll revenue going towards the cost of building and maintaining the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network. The urgently needed North East Link will be the first road in Victoria whose tolling rights are held […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Using Recycled First For Greener Transport Infrastructure

Victoria will soon be home to some of Australia’s most sustainable infrastructure, with the Andrews Labor Government’s Recycled First program to boost the use of recycled and reused materials in construction projects. Victoria’s Big Build is delivering more than 100 major road and rail projects across the state, which provides an opportunity to drive significant […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Melville Road Upgrade Gives Locals Accessible Tram Hub

Route 58 passengers will benefit from more reliable services and improved accessibility along Melville Road, thanks to upgrades by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today inspected the newly re-opened upgraded tram terminus, which will make it easier for passengers who need assistance to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Metropolitan Region

First Tunnel Boring Machine Breaks Through

The first section of the Metro Tunnel is now complete – with the first tunnel boring machine, Joan, today breaking through to complete the journey from Arden Station to the tunnel’s western entrance in Kensington. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited the site to celebrate this major milestone with […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier