Frankston Railway Station Redevelopment Designs Unveiled

Frankston Railway Station Redevelopment Designs Unveiled

28 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Design Of New Frankston Railway Station Revealed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has unveiled the design of the new Frankston Station part of its $63 Million transformation of the heart of the bayside suburb. “The new station will be safer, more accessible and more user friendly. It will […]

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Heinz Street Level Crossing Upgrade To Be Brought Forward By 6 Months

Heinz Street Level Crossing Upgrade To Be Brought Forward By 6 Months

20 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Heinz Street Crossing Upgrade Fast-Tracked Victor P Taffa Upgrade of the Heinz Street level crossing in Bendigo will be fast-tracked to boost safety and save lives. Minister for Public Transport and local Member Jacinta Allan has announced that the Heinz Street crossing will now be upgraded by the […]

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Hurstbridge Line Duplication Works Gets Underway

Hurstbridge Line Duplication Works Gets Underway

19 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Construction Begins On Massive Hurstbridge Line Upgrade Victor P Taffa Work has now begun to remove two dangerous and congested level crossings, duplicate the track and run more trains, more often on the Hurstbridge line. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines in […]

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Nick Easy Appointed As CEO Of Queensland Rail

Nick Easy Appointed As CEO Of Queensland Rail

08 March 2017

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Nick Easy Appointed To Run Queensland Rail Victor P Taffa An experienced Chief Executive Officer with a track record of driving cultural and operational change has been appointed to lead Queensland Rail. Deputy Premier and Transport Minister Jackie Trad today confirmed Mr. Nick Easy, the former CEO of the Port […]

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Below Standard Overseas Methods Causes Tram Overpass Construction Fault

Below Standard Overseas Methods Causes Tram Overpass Construction Fault

24 February 2017

South Australia Shadow Minister for Transport David Pisoni Department Of Transport Stuff-Up Victor P Taffa State Opposition are concerned that the fiasco surrounding the South Road tram overpass at Black Forest indicates a critical lack of expertise in the Department of Transport and Infrastructure. “Department of Transport was the project manager for construction of the […]

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Chandler Highway Bridge To Be Widened

Chandler Highway Bridge To Be Widened

23 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan Chandler Highway Bottlenecks To Go Victor P Taffa Works to remove two notorious bottlenecks along the Chandler Highway will start within months, with Seymour Whyte Constructions announced today as the successful tenderer for the project. “We’re putting people first by unlocking the frustrating bottlenecks and building a wider and […]

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Minister Appoints New Directors For TAC Board

Minister Appoints New Directors For TAC Board

23 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Finance Robin Scott New Directors Appointed To TAC Board Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of two new directors to the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) Board. David Heath and Samantha Smith this week joined the Board, bringing with them a wealth of experience in finance, marketing and business. “Our […]

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Upgrade Of Berth 4 To Double Townsville Port’s Container Trade Capacity

Upgrade Of Berth 4 To Double Townsville Port’s Container Trade Capacity

22 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Ports Mark Bailey Shortlisted Operators For Townsville Port Berth 4 Announced Victor P Taffa Port of Townsville Limited (POTL) has announced three companies have been shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to operate the Berth 4 container and general cargo terminal at Townsville Port. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said of the 6 submissions […]

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Cheltenham Railway Station To Have Third Track Reinstated And Extended

Cheltenham Railway Station To Have Third Track Reinstated And Extended

20 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan More Dangerous Crossings To Go On The Frankston Line Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is removing three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line and building two new stations. Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan announced today that the State Government will lower the Frankston line […]

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Warrnambool Line Level Crossings To Be Upgraded

Warrnambool Line Level Crossings To Be Upgraded

14 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Level Crossing Upgrades To Restore Warrnambool Timetable Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will upgrade 20 level crossings on the Warrnambool line this year to improve safety and restore services to timetable. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan revealed the $10 Million package of works today, which will allow […]

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Palaszczuk Govt To Boost Train Crew Intake Levels

Palaszczuk Govt To Boost Train Crew Intake Levels

14 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Transport Jackie Trad Queensland Rail Driver And Guard Training Boosted Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has boosted the size of Queensland Rail’s driver and guard training intake, a core step towards fixing the train timetables. Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie Trad said that speeding up the driver and guard training […]

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Michael Harvey Appointed CEO Of Victorian Regional Channels Authority

Michael Harvey Appointed CEO Of Victorian Regional Channels Authority

13 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan New Chief For Victorian Regional Channels Authority Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of experienced maritime and resources executive Michael Harvey as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). “The Victorian Regional Channels Authority plays a vital role in providing safe, secure […]

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Hurstbridge Line Duplication Works Commences Soon

Hurstbridge Line Duplication Works Commences Soon

07 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Contract Signed Hurstbridge Line Upgrade To Start Soon Victor P Taffa Contract to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing on Lower Plenty Road, rebuild Rosanna Railway Station and duplicate the Hurstbridge line has been signed with work to start in the coming months. “Level crossings and sections […]

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Heatherdale Railway Station Reopens With 10th Level Crossing Removed

Heatherdale Railway Station Reopens With 10th Level Crossing Removed

05 February 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Tenth Level Crossing Gone After Summer Construction Blitz Victor P Taffa Dangerous and congested level crossings at Blackburn and Heatherdale Road in Melbourne’s east are gone the ninth and tenth crossings removed by the Andrews Government. “Two more of these relics of the past are now consigned to history where they […]

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Albert Park Railway Station To Be Upgraded

Albert Park Railway Station To Be Upgraded

03 February 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Albert Park Railway Station Improvements As Part Of Safety And Security Upgrade Victor P Taffa Anti-social behaviour at Albert Park Railway Station will now be caught on camera with the installation of new high definition CCTV cameras as part of the State Government’s $4 Million Station […]

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Caroline Springs Railway Station Opens For Commuters

Caroline Springs Railway Station Opens For Commuters

29 January 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Melbourne’s Newest Railway Station Ready For Passengers Victor P Taffa Caroline Springs Railway Station the 10th new station opened by the Andrews Government is finished and ready for passengers. “Caroline Springs Station is finished and ready for the thousands of passengers that are expected to use it from […]

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Aglime Transport Networks In Wheatbelt Region To Be Upgraded

Aglime Transport Networks In Wheatbelt Region To Be Upgraded

28 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Terry Redman Western Australia Minister for Transport Bill Marmion Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Mark Lewis Upgrades For Aglime Routes Victor P Taffa $15 Million for upgrades to agricultural lime sand (Aglime) routes Important Aglime transport networks in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia will be upgraded, […]

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New Spans In Place For South Road Rail Overpass

New Spans In Place For South Road Rail Overpass

24 January 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan More Than $44 Million Of Works Completed During Outer Harbor Line And Grange Line Closure Victor P Taffa More than $44 Million of upgrades to the Outer Harbor and Grange rail lines have been completed in the past three weeks, including a new bridge taking the […]

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Minister Opens New Multi-Storey Edgewater Railway Station Car Park

Minister Opens New Multi-Storey Edgewater Railway Station Car Park

21 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Transport Bill Marmion Edgewater Railway Station Car Park Benefits Commuters Victor P Taffa Multi-storey car park at Edgewater railway station to open Project generated about 70 jobs Facility to provide 560 extra parking bays Liberal National Government has delivered on another election commitment with the opening of the new multi-storey car […]

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Lessons Of Granville Rail Disaster Are Being Lost

Lessons Of Granville Rail Disaster Are Being Lost

18 January 2017

40 Years On And Mistakes That Led To Granville Rail Disaster Are Being Repeated Victor P Taffa On 18 January 1977 when the 6.09 am Train from Mount Victoria to Sydney Central derailed and hit the Bold Street Bridge at Granville one thought that it could never happen again. One thought that all steps taken […]

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