Topic: Transport

Transport Jobs On The Move To Bendigo Gov Hub

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of people working in Central Bendigo with Bendigo-based Department of Transport staff, including VicRoads, moving into the new Bendigo Gov Hub. The move would bring the 115 people strong Transport workforce in as the latest tenants of the new GovHub, which will bring together up to 1000 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Three More Level Crossings To Go In Melbourne’s West

Two Werribee CBD locations and Hoppers Crossing will soon be level-crossing free thanks to the Andrews Labor Government – boosting safety, busting congestion and making the suburbs easier to get around. Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced designs to banish the boom gates and better connect communities at three locations along the Werribee line – at […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Full Steam Ahead For Recycled Plastic Railway Sleepers

Trains travelling through Richmond will now be running on railway sleepers made from recycled plastic as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s war on waste. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio and Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne were at Richmond train station today to see the first of 200 sleepers being installed as part of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Ministers

Bus Boost Begins For Latrobe Valley Locals

Locals in the Latrobe Valley will now have more buses and better connections to existing public transport with an increase in bus services thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is increasing bus services between Moe and Newborough, extending bus hours and ensuring public transport connections to the new GovHub being built in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Community Input Helping To Shape North East Link

Victoria’s biggest ever road infrastructure project, the North East Link, has received 850 submissions to the Environment Effects Statement (EES). The Andrews Labor Government encouraged the community to make submissions to the EES during the 40-day exhibition period, to have their views considered as part of planning approvals for the project. The EES was on […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

First Of Ballarat-Built Buses Rolls Off Production Line

The first of 50 new buses being assembled in Ballarat thanks to the Andrews Labor Government rolled out of the OzPress Industries factory today ready for service on Melbourne’s public transport network. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today visited automotive manufacturer OzPress Industries, to see the first vehicle emerge from the Ballarat factory ahead […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Bus Boost For South-Eastern Suburbs

Locals will have better connections with two major train lines and links with vital services in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs, with a new bus route set to begin thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The new Route 627 connects Moorabbin Station to Chadstone Shopping Centre, opening up local access to major shopping and leisure destinations in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

New Bridge Mural Unveiled At Chandler Highway Upgrade

A huge new collaborative art piece, painted by local and Wurundjeri artists, has been unveiled along the Chandler Highway bridge underpass as the finishing touches continue on this important upgrade. The continuous 60-metre-long artwork is now complete which reflects the cultural heritage of the Yarra River and its ongoing importance to the Aboriginal community. Primary […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Suburban Rail Loop Goes To Market For Registrations Of Interest

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the commencement of a Registration of Interest (ROI) process for local and global firms to help deliver the Suburban Rail Loop. The start of market engagement is the next major step to make the project a reality. The ROI will help government assess which organisations have the experience and […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

New Moreland And Coburg Stations Designs Revealed

People in Melbourne’s north are getting their first look at the new Moreland and Coburg Stations today as part of a project that will remove four level crossings and see the area transformed. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn at Coburg Station to […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier