Topic: Transport

Next Step For Victoria’s Bigger, Better Trains

The first of Victoria’s new bigger and better trains is another step closer to being in service, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Last week, the new train was transported from the manufacturing facility at Newport to the new Pakenham East depot using 4 locomotives, 22 freight wagons and one power car. Victoria’s bigger trains […]

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A Strong Team To Keep Delivering For All Victorians

For the first time in the state’s history, half the Victorian Cabinet will be women. Premier Daniel Andrews has today unveiled the new Andrews Labor Government’s Cabinet, which will have 50 per cent women, and 50 per cent of the lead Ministers of Government departments will be women. This is a strong, progressive, and united […]

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Getting On With Delivering Metro Tunnel

The Andrews Labor Government is not wasting a minute building the Metro Tunnel Project, with the launch of a massive road header machine that will dig the huge underground cavern for the new State Library Station. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited the A’Beckett Street acoustic shed where the 118-tonne, 15-metre long machine has been lowered […]

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Getting On With Removing Two More Level Crossings

The Andrews Labor Government will get on with removing two dangerous and congested level crossings in Surrey Hills and Mont Albert. Every Victorian has their own story of level crossing frustration on our roads and rail lines. For many, they’re more than a frustration – they’re the scene of a serious injury or, tragically, the […]

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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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Ministers

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

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 […]

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