Topic: Transport

More Ways To Top Up Quickly On Train And Tram

Passengers will have more options to quickly top up their myki and check their balance with 40 more Quick Top Up and Enquiry Machines (QTEMs) to be installed across the train and tram network this month. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today announced the rollout of the new machines, which allow passengers to top […]

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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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

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 […]

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

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Airport Rail Link Closer To Takeoff As Joint Agreement Signed

Melbourne Airport Rail Link (MARL) is set to become a reality, with the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments formally signing off on the project. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the signing of the Heads of Agreement today, which sets out the strategic objectives, governance arrangements and information sharing processes for the […]

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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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A Step Closer For The Mordialloc Freeway

Drivers in Melbourne’s south-east are another step closer to a faster, safer journey with the appointment of a preferred tenderer for the Mordialloc Freeway project. The nine-kilometre freeway will provide an uninterrupted trip from the Mornington Peninsula Freeway in Aspendale Gardens to the Dingley Bypass in Dingley Village, slashing travel times and taking thousands of […]

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We Want You: Victorians To Dig The Metro Tunnel

The search is on for drivers to operate the massive tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will dig the Metro Tunnel. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan announced the recruitment drive at the site of the future North Melbourne station today, where the first of four tunnel boring machines is already in […]

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