Topic: Transport

Geelong Community Has Its Say On Fast Rail

The chance to shape Geelong’s transport future will be top of the agenda when the Geelong Fast Rail Reference Group holds its inaugural meeting today. As work gathers pace on the proposed link between Geelong and Melbourne, the Andrews Labor Government has established a local reference group to help Rail Projects Victoria assess fast rail […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Gippsland Line Passengers Urged To Plan Ahead During April

Construction teams will work around the clock to upgrade metropolitan lines shared by Gippsland trains between 6 and 23 April, as part of the state-wide Autumn transport construction blitz, with free travel to be offered during the entire period. A mix of express and semi express buses will replace all Gippsland trains for the duration […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Regional Rail Revival – Major Packages Out To Market

With the half-a-billion-dollar Ballarat Line Upgrade in full swing, work on the rest of the $1.75 billion Regional Rail Revival is set to expand across the state with a major package of works out to market. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and Victorian Minster for Transport […]

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Myki Goes Mobile

Passengers with an Android smartphone will be able to use their phone to pay for travel on Victoria’s public transport network from Thursday, 28 March. Mobile myki will make travel easier for passengers as they won’t need to carry a separate physical card and will be able to top up quickly when funds are low. […]

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Better Access For Bendigo Station Passengers

The new pedestrian bridge at Bendigo Station is now complete, signalling the latest milestone in the Andrews Labor Government’s $15.8 million commitment to improving access, safety and connectivity at both Bendigo and Eaglehawk stations. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited Bendigo Station to mark the opening of the new bridge, which is fully […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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