6 Southside Railway Stations To Be Upgraded

6 Southside Railway Stations To Be Upgraded

23 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Accessibility Upgrades For 6 Southside Railway Stations Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced funding and unveiled its plans for major accessibility upgrades to 6 railway stations on Brisbane’s southside. Minister for Transport and Main Roads and Member for Miller Mark Bailey and Member for Toohey […]

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500 Additional Fully Qualified Train Drivers Across V/Line Network By End Of 2020

500 Additional Fully Qualified Train Drivers Across V/Line Network By End Of 2020

21 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne New Train Drivers To Increase Regional Reliability Victor P Taffa V/Line will soon have more drivers than ever before thanks to a 20 % increase in drivers by the end of next year, helping deliver more reliable services across the entire regional network. “We’re providing a massive boost […]

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1 Million Passengers Says That Trains Returning To Whittlesea Is Not Far Off

1 Million Passengers Says That Trains Returning To Whittlesea Is Not Far Off

21 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne 1 Million Passengers Use Mernda Rail Extension Victor P Taffa More than 1 Million passengers have used the $600 Million Mernda Rail line, 9 months on from the extension opening. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today visited Mernda railway station […]

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Changes To Motor Injury Insurance For Taxis From 1 July 2019

Changes To Motor Injury Insurance For Taxis From 1 July 2019

20 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Taxis The Winners From Changes To Motor Injury Insurance Victor P Taffa Cost of motor injury insurance for metro taxis will reduce by nearly $1,000 a year Motor injury insurance premiums made consistent for vehicles that provide similar transport passenger services Changes remove insurance cost disparity between taxis […]

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Bunbury’s Australind Train Returns To Service

Bunbury’s Australind Train Returns To Service

16 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Bunbury’s Iconic Australind Train Back On The Tracks Victor P Taffa 2 Australind railcars returned to service after maintenance outage $700,000 maintenance makes up for almost a decade of neglect under former government Government committed to replacing the train as part of $1.6 Billion Railcar Program Bunbury’s twice-daily […]

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Suburban Rail Loop Stakeholder Engagement Process Commences

Suburban Rail Loop Stakeholder Engagement Process Commences

16 May 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Work Gets Underway On The Suburban Rail Loop Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is getting on with the detailed planning and investigations needed to deliver the Suburban Rail Loop. Stakeholder engagement process for the transformational project has kicked off this week. “Suburban Rail Loop will change the way we move around […]

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Second Bruny Island Ferry To Be Built Locally

Second Bruny Island Ferry To Be Built Locally

15 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Second New Bruny Island Ferry Ready To Be Built Locally Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government welcomes today’s announcement that SeaLink Travel Group has entered into a contract to build a second new passenger and vehicle ferry for the Bruny Island community. $7.5 Million vessel will be built by Tasmanian […]

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40 Km/h Speed Limit To Be Installed Around Lauderdale Primary School

40 Km/h Speed Limit To Be Installed Around Lauderdale Primary School

15 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Progressing Road Safety Around Lauderdale Primary School Victor P Taffa Work has started to install new 40 km/h variable speed limit signs on South Arm Highway in response to community concern about student road safety at Lauderdale Primary School. “In March I asked the Department of State Growth to […]

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3 Nicholson Street Route 96 Tram Stops To Be Upgraded

3 Nicholson Street Route 96 Tram Stops To Be Upgraded

11 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Safety Upgrades For Nicholson Street Tram Stops Victor P Taffa 3 tram stops on Nicholson Street will be upgraded over the next week, making it safer and easier for passengers to get on and off trams on one of Melbourne’s busiest routes. “We’re improving one of the busiest […]

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Bendigo Tram Heritage Restoration Workshop To Expand

Bendigo Tram Heritage Restoration Workshop To Expand

10 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Bendigo Heritage Attractions Set For Major Expansion Victor P Taffa Andrews Government announced today that it is supporting a major expansion of Bendigo Heritage Attractions, a centre for excellence in heritage rolling stock restoration and the leading provider of tram restoration services in Australia. Minister for Transport Infrastructure […]

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$6 Million Allocated To Seal Bruny Island Main Road

$6 Million Allocated To Seal Bruny Island Main Road

10 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Planned Upgrades For Bruny Island Main Road Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government has committed to improving safety on Bruny Island Main Road, as part of the Roads Package to Support Tasmania’s Visitor Economy, Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff said. “We have allocated $6 Million to continue the sealing of […]

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4 Level Crossings To Go On Both Upfield And Mernda Railway Lines

4 Level Crossings To Go On Both Upfield And Mernda Railway Lines

08 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Level Crossing Blitz To See 8 Gone In Melbourne’s North Victor P Taffa Communities in Melbourne’s inner north will enjoy better connections and more open space as part of a $1 Billion investment in level crossing removal works in Coburg, Brunswick and Preston. “We said we’d get rid […]

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2 More Pakenham Line Level Crossings To Go Within 12 Months

2 More Pakenham Line Level Crossings To Go Within 12 Months

08 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Removing More Crossings In The Booming South East Victor P Taffa Construction to remove 2 dangerous and congested level crossings on the Pakenham line will begin within a year at Clyde Road, Berwick and Cardinia Road, Pakenham. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan was at Clyde Road in […]

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Grants Totalling $20,889 For Community Road Safety Announced By Minister

Grants Totalling $20,889 For Community Road Safety Announced By Minister

06 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Road Safety Michelle Roberts $20,000 For Community Road Safety Initiatives During National Road Safety Week Victor P Taffa Giant crosses at UWA and Forrest Chase represent road fatalities in Australia Matagarup Bridge and other landmarks across the State lit yellow to shine a light on road safety Western Australian community groups […]

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SEQ Public Transport Patronage 5% Up On Same Period Last Financial Year

SEQ Public Transport Patronage 5% Up On Same Period Last Financial Year

04 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey SEQ Public Transport On Track For Record Patronage Victor P Taffa Public transport patronage in the south east is on track for its second year of record growth, new data has revealed. Palaszczuk Government’s latest TransLink Tracker Report shows more than 45.49 Million trips were recorded […]

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Record Public Transport Boardings Include 16,549 For New Light Rail

Record Public Transport Boardings Include 16,549 For New Light Rail

03 May 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Meegan Fitzharris Public Transport Patronage Breaks Records In Canberra Victor P Taffa Transport Canberra recorded more boardings across its public transport network than ever before on Tuesday 30 April as Canberrans threw their support behind the new network. Across bus and light rail there were 90,854 boardings, according to […]

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Veterans Transport Concessions To Be Extended

Veterans Transport Concessions To Be Extended

27 April 2019

New South Wales Minister for Veterans John Sidoti New South Wales Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole More Veterans To Get Transport Concession Victor P Taffa New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government will extend public transport concessions to New South Wales veterans who have sustained disability during service. Minister for Regional Transport […]

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More Than 8,500 Sausages Served Up On First Day Of Canberra Light Rail

More Than 8,500 Sausages Served Up On First Day Of Canberra Light Rail

24 April 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Meegan Fitzharris What A Ride For 25,000 People Who Travelled On Light Rail’s First Official Day Victor P Taffa Canberra was abuzz with excitement as light rail officially launched today with approximately 25,000 people hopping on board for a free ride. Formal event wrapped up at 4 pm, but […]

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Queensland Anzac Day Public Transport Services 2019

Queensland Anzac Day Public Transport Services 2019

23 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Additional Public Transport Services For Anzac Day Victor P Taffa TransLink will offer additional morning services this Anzac Day to help patrons pay their respects to Australia’s servicemen and women, past and present. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said across the south east, […]

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New Fremantle Bridge To Separate Freight And Transperth Railway Lines

New Fremantle Bridge To Separate Freight And Transperth Railway Lines

23 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti New Fremantle Traffic Bridge Funded In State Budget Victor P Taffa State Budget includes $230 Million job-creating project for new Fremantle Traffic Bridge New bridge will create 1,500 jobs and offers potential to separate freight and Transperth railway lines McGowan Government secures 50 % Commonwealth contribution Project successfully […]

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