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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Gippsland Line To Be Upgraded From 6-23 April 2019

Gippsland Line To Be Upgraded From 6-23 April 2019

26 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Supporting Gippsland Passengers During Autumn Blitz Victor P Taffa Free travel will once again be offered to passengers on the Gippsland line during a statewide Autumn transport construction blitz in April. Free replacement coaches will be available to passengers travelling to and from Gippsland as the Andrews Government […]

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Cooperative Intelligent Transport System Technology To Be Fitted In 25 Trams

Cooperative Intelligent Transport System Technology To Be Fitted In 25 Trams

25 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford New Traffic Light Trial Gets Green Light Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is starting a new trial to make tram rides quicker and more reliable for passengers. New traffic light technology will soon be introduced to better balance the needs of trams, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists at busy intersections. […]

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No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra

No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra

24 February 2019

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Faster Rail Between Canberra-Sydney Takes Shape Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Andrew Barr welcomes faster rail travel between Sydney and Canberra. “I welcome the announcement from the New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the Deputy Premier John Barilaro that a New South Wales Coalition Government will fund […]

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Gunn Point Road Upgrade Open To Public Next Week

Gunn Point Road Upgrade Open To Public Next Week

22 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler Gunn Point Road Upgraded Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s $38 Million Gunn Point Road upgrade project will be officially open to the public from next week. “Territory Government is focussed on creating jobs and not only did this project support 160 jobs during construction, […]

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Work Begins To Seal Final 14.5 Km Section Of Waterhouse Road

Work Begins To Seal Final 14.5 Km Section Of Waterhouse Road

20 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Safety Boost For Waterhouse Road Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to providing the infrastructure upgrades our State needs to improve safety and travel times, and this week work has begun to seal the final 14.5 km section of Waterhouse Road. Two-year project forms part of the Government’s […]

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Wrong Priorities Leaves People Without Lifts At Railway Stations

Wrong Priorities Leaves People Without Lifts At Railway Stations

19 February 2019

New South Wales Auditor-General Margaret Crawford Transport Access Program Performance Audit Victor P Taffa Transport for NSW’s process for selecting and prioritising projects is being considered for the third stage of its Transport Access Program. Balanced compliance includes: Broader customer outcomes, Demographics, Deliverability, National disability standards, Value for money. However, Transport for NSW does not […]

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Barcaldine-Aramac Road To Be Resurfaced

Barcaldine-Aramac Road To Be Resurfaced

18 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Road Widening To Begin On Barcaldine-Aramac Road Victor P Taffa Barcaldine work crews will roll out the bitumen when they start works next week on the Palaszczuk Government’s $2.09 Million Barcaldine-Aramac Road upgrade. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said as an important link […]

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Roads In Melbourne’s West To Be Upgraded

Roads In Melbourne’s West To Be Upgraded

18 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Record Road Investment In Melbourne’s West Picks Up Pace Victor P Taffa Drivers can look forward to better journeys in Melbourne’s west as work ramps up on key road upgrades and bridge improvement work as part of the Andrews Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade. Western Roads Upgrade More than […]

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Roy Hill Railway Overpass Opens To Traffic

Roy Hill Railway Overpass Opens To Traffic

17 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Port Hedland’s Roy Hill Bridge Over Rail Opens Victor P Taffa Construction of new 95-metre bridge over Roy Hill rail line now complete Project included a strong focus on local content and Aboriginal participation Work finished early and on budget Project fully funded by Roy Hill and managed […]

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Brisbane Valley Highway To Be Resurfaced

Brisbane Valley Highway To Be Resurfaced

17 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey $3.7 Million Upgrade For Brisbane Valley Highway Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced a $3.7 Million investment for one of south east Queensland’s most popular scenic drives. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said from mid-February, work crews would resurface a 26 km […]

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Tasmanian Achiever II Increases Bass Strait Freight Capacity

Tasmanian Achiever II Increases Bass Strait Freight Capacity

17 February 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Bass Strait Freight Capacity Increases As Tasmania Achiever II Sets Sail Victor P Taffa Australia’s newest and biggest cargo ship, the Tasmanian Achiever II, was officially launched in Burnie, Premier Will Hodgman said. Tasmanian Achiever II is the latest addition to Tasmania’s growing freight sector, and will increase Toll’s Bass Strait […]

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Southern Tasmania Gains Additional Bus Services

Southern Tasmania Gains Additional Bus Services

14 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff More Bus Services In Southern Tasmania Victor P Taffa New Norfolk will gain an extra school bus service in the morning and afternoon from Monday next week, while the 7.17 am general access bus will become a Super Express service to improve travel times to the city. “Consideration is […]

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Canstar Blue Rates Transperth As Australia’s Best Metropolitan Rail System Again

Canstar Blue Rates Transperth As Australia’s Best Metropolitan Rail System Again

14 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Perth Rail Passengers Remain Most Satisfied For 6th Year In A Row Victor P Taffa Transperth rated Australia’s best metropolitan rail system by Canstar Blue Independent survey found Perth’s rail customers are the most satisfied for 6th consecutive year Transperth given the maximum 5-star rating in 6 of […]

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Shepparton Line Benefits From More Trains And Better Services

Shepparton Line Benefits From More Trains And Better Services

14 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes More Trains And Better Services On The Shepparton Line Victor P Taffa Shepparton will soon benefit from the introduction of new train services thanks to works completed on the Shepparton Line Upgrade delivered by the Andrews Government. From Monday 1 April, passengers will get 10 extra weekly services […]

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Design Details Announced For Construction Of New Mandorah Marine Facilities

Design Details Announced For Construction Of New Mandorah Marine Facilities

13 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler New Mandorah Marine Facilities Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has announced design details for the construction of new marine facilities at Mandorah, a project that will create jobs and support the construction industry. “Territory Government has brought forward five projects by approximately 12 months, […]

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Andrews Govt To Upgrade 16 Roads Across The State

Andrews Govt To Upgrade 16 Roads Across The State

12 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford Next Round Of Road Safety Upgrades To Save More Lives Victor P Taffa Another 16 roads will be upgraded across the state as part of the Andrews Government’s record road safety investment. Last year Victoria recorded its lowest number of road deaths since records began, but […]

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Bruce Highway Upgrade Works At Sunshine Coast About To Start

Bruce Highway Upgrade Works At Sunshine Coast About To Start

09 February 2019

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Bruce Highway Upgrade Powers Into 2019 Victor P Taffa Big changes are coming for motorists in 2019 as construction on one of the Sunshine Coast’s largest projects moves ahead. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael […]

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King William Street Tram Tracks To Be Renewed

King William Street Tram Tracks To Be Renewed

07 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll City South Tram Line Replacement Project To Get Underway Victor P Taffa State Government has this week begun consulting with local businesses and the community as the City South Tram Line Replacement Project gets underway. Existing City South tram stop will be upgraded to meet requirements under the […]

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North West Railway Line To Have 4,000 Commuter Car Parking Spaces

North West Railway Line To Have 4,000 Commuter Car Parking Spaces

07 February 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance 4,000 New Commuter Car Spaces Ready For North West Railway Line Opening Victor P Taffa Thousands of new commuter car parking spaces have been completed along the North West Railway line, which will open to customers from Rouse Hill […]

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