Gippsland Line Upgrade Includes Additional Station Platforms And Car Parks

Gippsland Line Upgrade Includes Additional Station Platforms And Car Parks

14 March 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Half A Billion Dollar Gippsland Line Upgrade Kicks Off Victor P Taffa Work has begun on the $530 Million Gippsland Line Upgrade, which will deliver more frequent, reliable train services for passengers in Victoria’s east. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet […]

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$3 Million Upgrade Of Fremantle Passenger Terminal Announced By Premier

$3 Million Upgrade Of Fremantle Passenger Terminal Announced By Premier

12 March 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Fremantle Passenger Terminal To Get $3 Million Refresh Victor P Taffa McGowan Government commitment to rejuvenate Fremantle Passenger Terminal Part of State Government’s strategy to boost cruise ship tourism and jobs in Western Australia Follows funding […]

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Additional Coach Services Provide Better Connection To V/Line Trains

Additional Coach Services Provide Better Connection To V/Line Trains

02 March 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Extra Coach Services Better Connect Shepparton Passengers Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is adding 29 extra weekly coach services between Seymour and Shepparton to give passengers better access to more V/Line trains. “Victoria’s regions are growing and we’re making sure regional public transport grows with them and providing […]

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Mildura Railway Line Reopens As Standard Gauge

Mildura Railway Line Reopens As Standard Gauge

28 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford Murray Basin Rail Project Reopens The Mildura Line Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has welcomed back the return of freight trains to the Mildura line following major track upgrades as part of the $440 Million Murray Basin Rail Project. “Murray Basin Rail Project is reconnecting Victoria’s […]

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Mining Industry Picks Up Reflecting In Trade Boost At Port Of Mackay

Mining Industry Picks Up Reflecting In Trade Boost At Port Of Mackay

27 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Trade Boost At Port Of Mackay Victor P Taffa Port of Mackay is booming, with 6 major cargo shipments in December and January signalling a pick-up in mining activity in the area. Member for Mackay Julianne Gilbert said the latest figures showed the local economy was […]

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3 Suburban Heavy Rail Lines To Operate Through New CBD Tunnel

3 Suburban Heavy Rail Lines To Operate Through New CBD Tunnel

21 February 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Metro Tunnel Construction Ahead Of Schedule Victor P Taffa Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project the Metro Tunnel is on track to open a year earlier than expected. Andrews Government today released the $6 Billion ‘Tunnel and Stations’ PPP contract, which reveals the project is on track to be complete by […]

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Cross River Rail Companies Shortlisted By Palaszczuk Govt

Cross River Rail Companies Shortlisted By Palaszczuk Govt

20 February 2018

Acting Queensland Premier Jackie Trad Strong Local And Global Field Lines Up To Build Cross River Rail Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced the shortlisted companies for the contract to build Queensland’s highest priority infrastructure project, Cross River Rail. Acting Premier Jackie Trad said the announcement followed a comprehensive evaluation by the Cross River […]

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Good Progress Made By TBM Sandy Through Sand

Good Progress Made By TBM Sandy Through Sand

18 February 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Forrestfield-Airport Link Tunnel To Airport Central On Track Victor P Taffa METRONET on track with tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace reaching 1.5 Km Both TBM’s expected to break through at Airport Central Station in coming months Local Western Australia jobs created at concrete […]

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Freight Rail Operator Walks Away From Coal Fired Electricity

Freight Rail Operator Walks Away From Coal Fired Electricity

13 February 2018

David Loneragan Rail Express Aurizon Withdraws Application For Galilee Basin Rail Line Funding Victor P Taffa Freight rail operator Aurizon has announced that it is withdrawing its application for federal funding to build a rail corridor in the Galilee Basin, delivering a further blow to the Adani Carmichael mine project. In a statement released on […]

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Freight Rail Operator Turns Their Back On Coal Fired Electricity

Freight Rail Operator Turns Their Back On Coal Fired Electricity

13 February 2018

Oliver Probert Rail Express Aurizon Says 20 Mtpa Under Threat If Draft Access Deal Passes Victor P Taffa Miners are unhappy with Aurizon after it said maintenance cutbacks will cut 20 Million tonnes of annual capacity on Central Queensland’s coal railways. On February 12, the rail operator announced a $281.5 Million profit in the first […]

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Gold Coast Heavy Rail Line To Run 8 Trains An Hour During Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast Heavy Rail Line To Run 8 Trains An Hour During Commonwealth Games

12 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Rail Maintenance Preparing For Up To 8 Commonwealth Games Trains An Hour Victor P Taffa More than 400 Queensland Rail crews and contractors will work around the clock to deliver more than 7,000 hours of maintenance and reliability works on the Gold Coast heavy rail line, […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Lowers 11 Rail Tunnel Floors For Greater Clearance

Palaszczuk Govt Lowers 11 Rail Tunnel Floors For Greater Clearance

08 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport Mark Bailey Work Underway On $48 Million Toowoomba Range Rail Upgrade Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has commenced work has on a major rail upgrade along the Toowoomba Range, which will support 100 construction jobs locally. Transport Minister Mark Bailey said the $48 Million Palaszczuk Government investment will involve increasing the […]

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Gold Coast’s Light Rail Is Ready To Handle 2018 Commonwealth Games Demand

Gold Coast’s Light Rail Is Ready To Handle 2018 Commonwealth Games Demand

03 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Light Rail Will Run Nonstop During Games Victor P Taffa Gold Coast’s light rail network will operate 24 hours a day, every day during the 2018 Commonwealth Games, ensuring demand for services is met during the event. Speaking ahead of the 4 February GC2018 public transport […]

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Construction To Begin On New Bridge At Darlington Upgrade Project

Construction To Begin On New Bridge At Darlington Upgrade Project

03 February 2018

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Darlington Traffic Switch To Allow For Construction Of Next Major Bridge Victor P Taffa Major construction is set to begin on a new bridge at the northern end of the 370-job Darlington Upgrade Project. “Darlington Upgrade is a key part of delivering a 78 km non-stop […]

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Flinders Street Railway Station Tower Clock Runs Again After Restoration

Flinders Street Railway Station Tower Clock Runs Again After Restoration

31 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan Flinders Street Tower Clock Right On Time Victor P Taffa Flinders Street’s beloved tower clock is running again after its first restoration in more than a century. Elizabeth Street Tower Clock was made in 1907 by local clockmaker F. Zeigler and with 4 faces, each 11 ft in […]

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Monday’s Planned Train Strike Suspended By Fair Work Commission

Monday’s Planned Train Strike Suspended By Fair Work Commission

25 January 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance Fair Work Commission Decision Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government welcomes the decision from the Fair Work Commission to suspend Monday’s planned rail strike. Premier Gladys Berejiklian thanked the community and public transport customers for their patience during […]

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Bramston Beach Boat Ramp To Be Improved

Bramston Beach Boat Ramp To Be Improved

25 January 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Better Boat Ramp For Bramston Beach Victor P Taffa A picturesque Far North beach town will soon score a better boat ramp as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s ongoing investment in marine infrastructure across Queensland. Bramston Beach boat ramp is set to be relocated to a […]

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Country Road 2017 Trauma Figures Released

Country Road 2017 Trauma Figures Released

23 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan Run-Off-Road Crashes The Biggest Killer On Country Roads Victor P Taffa Run-off-road crashes remain the single biggest cause of deaths on Victoria’s country roads, new road trauma data has revealed. “Drivers on country roads are 4 times more likely to be killed on our roads than […]

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Tim Collins To Oversee Development Of Outer Harbour Strategic Plan

Tim Collins To Oversee Development Of Outer Harbour Strategic Plan

23 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Westport Project Director Appointed To Navigate Outer Harbour Plan Victor P Taffa Tim Collins appointed as Westport Office Project Director Mr. Collins will oversee the development of the Outer Harbour strategic plan Planning for the Outer Harbour freight vision has entered a new phase with the appointment of […]

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Bike Week Runs From 16-25 March 2018

Bike Week Runs From 16-25 March 2018

19 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Grants To Give Bike Riding A Go Victor P Taffa A total of $30,000 shared between 38 events across Western Australia Bike Week 2018 will run from March 16-25 Bike Week 2018 is set to be one of the most diverse and exciting to date, with grants totalling […]

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