40 Additional QTEM’s To Be Installed Across Train And Tram Network

40 Additional QTEM’s To Be Installed Across Train And Tram Network

20 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne More Ways To Top Up Quickly On Train And Tram Victor P Taffa Passengers will have more options to quickly top up their myki and check their balance with 40 more Quick Top Up and Enquiry Machines (QTEM’s) to be installed across the train and tram network this […]

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Tenders Called For Second Centenary Bridge At Jindalee

Tenders Called For Second Centenary Bridge At Jindalee

20 March 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Tenders Sought For Second Centenary Bridge Victor P Taffa Tenders have been called for the detailed design for a new Centenary Bridge at Jindalee. Queensland Premier and Member for Inala Annastacia Palaszczuk said the detailed design was a key part of the […]

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Next Generation Transperth Buses To Be Fitted Out By Local Businesses

Next Generation Transperth Buses To Be Fitted Out By Local Businesses

18 March 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Local Business To Help Build Next Generation Of Transperth Buses Victor P Taffa Malaga-based company, Volgren to fit-out 900 Transperth buses over next 10 years Volvo Bus Australia to supply engines and chassis for Transperth buses Partnership of Volvo/Volgren to keep bus body […]

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Canberra Light Rail Stage 2 Woden Extension Under Consideration

Canberra Light Rail Stage 2 Woden Extension Under Consideration

16 March 2019

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Meegan Fitzharris Australian Capital Territory Welcomes Federal Commitment To Light Rail Stage 2 Victor P Taffa Australian Capital Territory Government today welcomed Federal Labor’s commitment to invest $200 Million in the second stage of light rail for Canberra if they win the […]

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Second Platform To Be Built For Waurn Ponds Railway Station

Second Platform To Be Built For Waurn Ponds Railway Station

15 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Waurn Ponds Upgrade To Deliver More Parking And Services Victor P Taffa Waurn Ponds passengers can look forward to a better railway 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. Concept […]

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8 Km Of Single Track On Cranbourne Line To Be Duplicated

8 Km Of Single Track On Cranbourne Line To Be Duplicated

15 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Major Transport Upgrades To Support Melbourne’s South East Victor P Taffa 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 Government gets on with a $1 Billion pipeline of road and rail projects […]

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Chandler Highway Bridge Travel Times Cut With 2 New Lanes Opened For Traffic

Chandler Highway Bridge Travel Times Cut With 2 New Lanes Opened For Traffic

15 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Travel Times Slashed On New Chandler Highway Bridge Victor P Taffa 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 2 new lanes opened last week. Minister for Transport Infrastructure […]

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Strengthening Work To 4 Bridges On Princes Highway Now Completed

Strengthening Work To 4 Bridges On Princes Highway Now Completed

13 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford Gippsland Freight Benefits From Bridge Strengthening Victor P Taffa Work to strengthen 4 bridges on the Princes Highway is now complete, allowing heavier trucks and more freight to travel on this important route. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford was in Traralgon today to announce the completion of upgrades that […]

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Jaala’s Got A Reely Serious Idea For Victorians To Catch Onto

Jaala’s Got A Reely Serious Idea For Victorians To Catch Onto

11 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Roads and Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford New Fishing Custom Plates A Reel Catch Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is encouraging anglers to go hook, line and sinker and proudly show everyone on the road how much they love fishing. Minister for Roads and Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala […]

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2,700 Sleepers Connects Yeppoon Railway Line To Rockhampton Abattoir

2,700 Sleepers Connects Yeppoon Railway Line To Rockhampton Abattoir

10 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Beefed Up Investment In Yeppoon Rail Link To Support Rocky Jobs Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is injecting $946,000 into the Yeppoon branch line project, which will reinstate a disused section of rail line and connect it to the Rockhampton JBS Abattoir. Member for Rockhampton Barry […]

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West Ryde Railway Overpass And Victoria Road Underpass Need Widening

West Ryde Railway Overpass And Victoria Road Underpass Need Widening

08 March 2019

Rail And Road Congestion At West Ryde Are Easily Overcome Victor P Taffa Strathfield-Hornsby Northern Line has required 4 Tracks for several decades and one of the congestion points is the railway overpass at West Ryde. Penny Pinching Government is to blame for lack of funds for 4 Railway Tracks, wider railway overpass and road […]

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Additional Rail Services For Sutherland Shire And St. George

Additional Rail Services For Sutherland Shire And St. George

07 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance All Night Long Double The Number Of Services For Sutherland Shire And St. George Victor P Taffa Train commuters in the Sutherland Shire and St. George areas will receive more late-night services under a re-elected New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government, Minister for Transport […]

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Northern Line Railway Corridor Widening Is Easy

Northern Line Railway Corridor Widening Is Easy

07 March 2019

Railways Can Cutback Sandstone Cutting Easily To Provide For 4 Tracks Victor P Taffa Over several decades Sydney’s Strathfield-Hornsby Northern Line has needed to be widen for 4 Tracks and 4 operating Platforms. Many sections of the line can be widened easily. Other sections require sandstone cuttings to be cut back. Entire rail corridor is […]

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John Whitton Bridge Needs 4 Tracks To End Rail Bottleneck

John Whitton Bridge Needs 4 Tracks To End Rail Bottleneck

05 March 2019

Northern Line Commuters Short-Changed On Railway Investment For 70 Years Victor P Taffa Some 70 years ago in 1949 Labor closed the Ryde Tram Line and promised to make 4 Tracks on the Strathfield-Hornsby Northern Line. Eric Hearnshaw was Liberal Member for Ryde from 1945-50. Labor closed the Ryde Tram Line and ahead of the […]

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Additional 68 Railway Stations To Receive Lifts Ramps And Footbridges

Additional 68 Railway Stations To Receive Lifts Ramps And Footbridges

03 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance 68 More Railway Stations To Receive Access Upgrades Victor P Taffa A further 68 railway stations will receive upgrades such as new lifts, ramps and footbridges to make them more accessible under a New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government. Minister for Transport and Infrastructure […]

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Ballarat Railway Line Upgrade Gets Underway

Ballarat Railway Line Upgrade Gets Underway

03 March 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Major Ballarat Line Railway Station Upgrades On Track Victor P Taffa Ballarat line passengers will soon have better railway stations and services with the half-a-billion-dollar transformation of the line well underway. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today visited Ballan Railway Station to inspect progress on the […]

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Picton Loop Line To Reopen With $5.5 Million Grant Confirmed

Picton Loop Line To Reopen With $5.5 Million Grant Confirmed

02 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Transport Andrew Constance Blast From The Past Delights Train Enthusiasts Victor P Taffa Heritage trains will be back on the tracks under a New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government. New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government today committed to providing a $5.5 Million grant to re-open the Picton Loop […]

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Traffic Lights Signal Preparation For Canberra Light Rail Introduction

Traffic Lights Signal Preparation For Canberra Light Rail Introduction

02 March 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Meegan Fitzharris Light Rail Vehicles To Have Priority At Intersections From Today Victor P Taffa In another important milestone for Canberra’s light rail project, light rail vehicles will have priority at intersections and crossings from today. Minister for Transport Meegan Fitzharris urged Canberrans who are driving, cycling or walking […]

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Vale Long-Serving New South Wales Minister For Transport Milton Morris AO

Vale Long-Serving New South Wales Minister For Transport Milton Morris AO

28 February 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Milton Morris AO Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today paid tribute to long-serving Minister for Transport Milton Morris AO who has died aged 94 years. “I am saddened by the passing of former New South Wales Minister for Transport, Milton Morris AO. On behalf of the people […]

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Warrnambool Line To Be Upgraded From 6-15 April 2019

Warrnambool Line To Be Upgraded From 6-15 April 2019

26 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Major Works To Boost Warrnambool Line Reliability Victor P Taffa Passengers on the Warrnambool line will benefit from faster and more reliable trains after major maintenance works are completed during a statewide autumn transport construction blitz. $4.5 Million package of works has been timed over the Easter holiday […]

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