New Railway Stations To Be Built At Bell And Preston

New Railway Stations To Be Built At Bell And Preston

12 November 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews 4 Preston Level Crossings To Go Victor P Taffa Early works to remove 4 dangerous and congested level crossings, build 2 new railway stations and a 2 km stretch of elevated rail in Preston will start next year. Railway Level Crossing Removals will occur at: Bell Street, Preston, Murray Road, Preston, […]

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Stephen Leane Appointed New Road Safety Camera Commissioner

Stephen Leane Appointed New Road Safety Camera Commissioner

12 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville New Road Safety Camera Commissioner Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has announced the appointment of former Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner for Road Safety Stephen Leane as the state’s new Road Safety Camera Commissioner. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville congratulated Mr. Leane, saying […]

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Mackay Ring Road Stage 1 Bridge Deck Now Complete

Mackay Ring Road Stage 1 Bridge Deck Now Complete

11 November 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey New Mackay Overpass Puts Ring Road On Home Stretch Victor P Taffa Mackay’s biggest-ever road project has hit another milestone, with the $497 Million Mackay Ring Road Stage 1’s largest overpass now complete. Crews recently placed the final 31-tonne bridge deck on the Mackay Ring Road’s […]

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Gungahlin College Students Create Light Rail Safety Message Posters

Gungahlin College Students Create Light Rail Safety Message Posters

09 November 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Chris Steel Local Kids Promoting Light Rail Safety Victor P Taffa Light rail safety will soon be promoted using posters created by students at Gungahlin College. Posters were judged today by Minister for Transport Chris Steel and representatives from Canberra Metro, the AFP, and Transit Graphics. Minister Steel said […]

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Capricorn Highway To Be Duplicated

Capricorn Highway To Be Duplicated

08 November 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Capricorn Highway Duplication Signals Jobs Boom Victor P Taffa Local workers and apprentices have donned their hard hats to begin works on the $75 Million Capricorn Highway duplication. More than 180 local jobs will be created by the 4-lane upgrade from Rockhampton to Gracemere, signalling a […]

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V/Line Corporation Board Appointments Announced By Minister

V/Line Corporation Board Appointments Announced By Minister

05 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne New Appointments To V/Line Corporation Board Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has announced the appointment of 3 new Directors to the V/Line Corporation Board, along with a second term for existing Director Rachel Thomson. “V/Line network is growing faster than ever before, central to making sure we can […]

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Roundabout At High-Risk Mt. Rowan Intersection Now Completed

Roundabout At High-Risk Mt. Rowan Intersection Now Completed

05 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford New Roundabout Boosting Safety At Mt. Rowan Victor P Taffa Works to construct a new roundabout at a high-risk Mt. Rowan intersection are now complete, giving people driving through the area a safer journey thanks to the support of the Andrews Government. Minister for Roads, […]

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Upgrade For Tram Route 11 St. Georges Road/Miller Street Junction

Upgrade For Tram Route 11 St. Georges Road/Miller Street Junction

03 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Major Works To Keep Route 11 Trams On Track Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is carrying out major works on Route 11 at the St. Georges Road and Miller Street Junction to keep services running smoothly. Yarra Trams will carry out the $3.9 Million worth of works from […]

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First Round Fixing Local Roads Program Open Until 2 December 2019

First Round Fixing Local Roads Program Open Until 2 December 2019

01 November 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole First Cash To Flow Helping Fix Local Roads Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales John Barilaro and the Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole today opened the first round […]

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New Reservoir Railway Station To Open On 16 December 2019

New Reservoir Railway Station To Open On 16 December 2019

24 October 2019

Victoria Acting Premier James Merlino Reservoir Railway Station To Open And Crossing Gone By Christmas Victor P Taffa Reservoir’s dangerous and congested High Street level crossing will be gone for good and the new Reservoir Railway Station open by Christmas. “We said we’d get rid of this notorious bottleneck in the heart of Reservoir and […]

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Cardinia Road Level Crossing Removal Work Gets Underway

Cardinia Road Level Crossing Removal Work Gets Underway

24 October 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Major Work Kicks Off At Cardinia Road Level Crossing Victor P Taffa Works to remove the dangerous and congested Cardinia Road level crossing are ramping up thanks to the Andrews Government. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan joined Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale at the site to inspect […]

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2.2 Million Light Rail Passenger Trips In First 6 Months

2.2 Million Light Rail Passenger Trips In First 6 Months

24 October 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Chris Steel Locals Embrace Light Rail In First 6 Months Of Service Victor P Taffa Locals have embraced light rail with high patronage numbers and positive feedback from Canberrans in the first 6 months of service.   “More than 15,000 people use light rail every day with patronage at […]

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Cobblebank Railway Station Opens On 2 December 2019

Cobblebank Railway Station Opens On 2 December 2019

22 October 2019

Victoria Acting Premier James Merlino Cobblebank Railway Station To Open In Early December Victor P Taffa Passengers in Melbourne’s outer west will soon be able to catch trains from Victoria’s newest railway station, with Cobblebank set to open in December. “Opening of Cobblebank Railway Station is a major milestone in delivering the Ballarat Line Upgrade, […]

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Southern Line Extension Enables New Heavy Rail Services

Southern Line Extension Enables New Heavy Rail Services

22 October 2019

Canberra Branch Line Extended For High Speed Rail And Other Services Victor P Taffa Canberra-Melbourne via Albury High Speed Rail and all other services Canberra-Perth via Broken Hill Adelaide And Darwin High Speed Rail and all other services Extending the Canberra Branch Line in southern New South Wales provides for new Heavy Rail services in […]

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Work Begins To Seal Key Sections Of Bruny Island Main Road

Work Begins To Seal Key Sections Of Bruny Island Main Road

15 October 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael Ferguson Investing In Infrastructure On Bruny Island Victor P Taffa Work is beginning today to seal key sections of Bruny Island Main Road, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael Ferguson said. Minister Ferguson said this was part of the Hodgman Government’s $8 Million package to improve road safety […]

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Gold Coast Railway Station Locations Announced By Minister

Gold Coast Railway Station Locations Announced By Minister

14 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Cross River Rail Kate Jones Gold Coast Railway Station Locations Announced Victor P Taffa Minister for Cross River Rail Kate Jones today confirmed the locations for all three of the new Gold Coast railway stations. “Gold Coast is growing fast and the Palaszczuk Government is building the infrastructure needed to support this […]

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6 Km Of Fibre-Optic Cable To Be Re-Routed For Railway Projects

6 Km Of Fibre-Optic Cable To Be Re-Routed For Railway Projects

13 October 2019

Western Australia Acting Minister for Transport Sue Ellery Early Works Tender For Morley-Ellenbrook Line And Bayswater Upgrade Released Victor P Taffa Tender released for $1 Million project to relocate and lay 6 km of fibre-optic cable Service relocation will mark first site works for METRONET’s Bayswater Railway Station Upgrade project Part of early works that […]

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Bells Boulevarde Upgrade Gets Underway

Bells Boulevarde Upgrade Gets Underway

13 October 2019

Victoria Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford Works Underway To Upgrade Bells Boulevarde Victor P Taffa Travelling to Bells Beach will soon be a lot smoother and safer for drivers and cyclists with significant upgrade works underway to improve Bells Boulevarde at Jan Juc. Minister for Roads Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited the […]

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Wagga Wagga’s Inland Port Receives Greater Funding

Wagga Wagga’s Inland Port Receives Greater Funding

12 October 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro $29.18 Million Boost For Wagga Wagga’s Inland Port Transformation Victor P Taffa Wagga Wagga will soon be home to a world-class business precinct and inland freight and logistics hub thanks to the New South Wales Liberals and Nationals in Government who announced a further $29.18 Million in funding […]

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Ballarat Line Works Include Constructing New Cobblebank Railway Station

Ballarat Line Works Include Constructing New Cobblebank Railway Station

10 October 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Major Works Underway As Ballarat Line Upgrade Construction Nears Completion Victor P Taffa Ballarat line passengers are being asked to plan ahead for service changes as work continues on the massive pipeline of investment for passengers on one of Victoria’s busiest regional train lines. During a 23-day Ballarat […]

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