Topic: Transport

Getting On With The Rail And Road Projects Victorians Need

Drivers and public transport passengers are being urged to plan ahead over the coming months, with work ramping up on major rail and road projects across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today inspected the Metro Tunnel’s North Melbourne construction site, where excavation of the […]

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More Victorian Built E-Class Trams Are On The Way

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in more rolling stock to get Victorians where they need to go, with 10 more Victorian built E-Class trams to be built, freeing up space on our tram network and supporting local jobs. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced Bombardier would be delivering another 10 trams, taking […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Building The Metro Tunnel And Protecting Flinders Street

Works are ramping up at Federation Square on Victoria’s largest public transport project, as upgrades across the road to protect the iconic Flinders St Station continue, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Part of Flinders Street will be reduced by one traffic lane for many years from next month as the Metro Tunnel starts major […]

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11,000 New Car Parks For Stations Across The State

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will make it easier for commuters to find a car park, building over 11,000 new spaces at stations across the state. The $150 million Car Parks for Commuters Fund will see new carparks being built at some of our busiest metropolitan and regional train stations. With around 55,000 station spaces […]

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Delivering The Shepparton Rail Line Freight Upgrade

Work is progressing to enhance the capacity and efficiency of freight rail from the Goulburn Valley, with $900,000 in planning funding locked-in following formal approval. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the project is a key part of the $1.75 billion Victorian Regional Rail Revival Package and […]

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More Training For TAFE Students In Ballarat

Students at Federation University’s Ballarat campus will soon have access to a range of new training and courses to boost their skills and get a job, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Federation University’s Ballarat campus to announce $4.6 million in funding […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Western Victoria Region

Getting On With Airport Rail Link

The search is on for businesses, investors and constructors with the know-how and experience to help deliver the Melbourne Airport Rail Link. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan at Sunshine Station today to open the Registration of Interest (ROI) – the beginning of market engagement for providers that can help deliver […]

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Better Access For Broadmeadows Passengers

Broadmeadows passengers will benefit from a modern station, faster travel times and more trains thanks to works funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire today visited Broadmeadows Station, to inspect works underway to make it safer and easier for passengers to catch the train. […]

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Buckley Street Underpass To Open Months Ahead Of Schedule

Trains have resumed on the Craigieburn, Seymour and Shepparton lines, after a construction blitz that will result in traffic flowing freely on Buckley Street through the new road underpass, months ahead of schedule. At Essendon today, Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Essendon Danny Pearson and Member for Niddrie Ben Carroll to […]

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Bacchus Marsh Station Upgrade Designs Released

Bacchus Marsh Station will soon feature more car parking and improved access for passengers thanks to an investment in the station’s upgrade. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and Victorian Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today launched the designs for the revamped station which form part […]

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