Topic: Transport

Glenroy Locals To Benefit From Permanent Open Space

Glenroy locals will have access to more open recreational space and recreation facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government has sold former transport land in Glenroy to Moreland City Council, securing its future as public open space for the community. The sale of 3.2 hectares of land at Outlook Drive, Glenroy will […]

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Planning For A Better St Kilda Junction

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with planning for a safer and more accessible St Kilda Junction, while we build the Metro Tunnel. St Kilda Junction is more than just a tram interchange – it is a vital gateway in Melbourne’s inner south, where major arterial and public transport routes merge. It was last […]

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Helping Kids In Melbourne’s West Get To School

The Andrews Labor Government is extending the schools-myki project in Melbourne’s western suburbs, which offers free myki cards to students experiencing homelessness or family violence, to travel to and from school. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced additional funding of $175,000 for the project, which will now run through to the end […]

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Images Revealed For A New Station At Cobblebank

The Andrews Labor Government has released designs for a bigger new train station at Cobblebank, to service Melbourne’s booming outer western suburbs. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled designs at the site of the new station, which will include an accessible pedestrian overpass, secure bike parking, a bus interchange and car park. The […]

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Shepparton Station Stabling Construction Underway

Shepparton passengers are one step closer to more train services from early next year, with construction on the stabling upgrade at Shepparton Station now underway thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan visited Shepparton Station to inspect the works site, which was set up last week in preparation for the […]

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Only Labor Will Remove 75 Dangerous And Congested Level Crossings By 2025

Only a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will keep removing our most dangerous and congested level crossings, with another 25 set to be consigned to history. Every Victorian has their own story of level crossing frustration, whether you’re in the car, on the train, on a bike or on foot. For many, they’re more than a […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Designing New Trains Supports Local Jobs In Ballarat

Ballarat manufacturer Alstom is set to design the new fleet of X’Trapolis trains that will provide a more reliable and comfortable service for Melbourne passengers. The Andrews Labor Government is engaging Alstom to design a new X’Trapolis 2.0 train with higher local content. The announcement retains Alstom’s Ballarat manufacturing workforce until the start of production […]

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City Controller To Ensure We Get On With Our Big Build

The Andrews Labor Government is set to appoint a City Controller to help get on with Victoria’s next big build. With the world’s biggest tram network, largest managed motorway system and with $38 billion of major transport upgrades currently underway, Melbourne’s first transport coordinator will manage works across the city to get people home sooner […]

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Stronger Public Transport Advertising Guidelines

New steps are being taken to ensure all content shown on City Loop screens meets the community’s expectations, following a review undertaken by Transport for Victoria. City Loop stations are Melbourne’s busiest train stations, with around 90 million passengers using them every year. It is therefore imperative that content shown on these screens is respectful […]

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A Real Plan For Fast Regional Rail For Ballarat

Only a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will overhaul our rail network for fast rail to Ballarat. We said we’d repair the damage from successive Liberal Governments taking the axe to regional rail, and we are. We’re building new modern trains, and our Regional Rail Revival is fixing the unreliability on our regional lines, and providing […]

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