Environmental Assessment Commences For Morley-Ellenbrook Line

Environmental Assessment Commences For Morley-Ellenbrook Line

19 November 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Morley-Ellenbrook Line Environmental Assessment Commences Victor P Taffa Critical step in environmental assessment process for major METRONET project begins Environmental submissions recognise the different conditions along the alignment Morley-Ellenbrook Line will bring far reaching and long-term sustainable benefits Early works for Morley-Ellenbrook Line to start at Bayswater in […]

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First Of 37,000 Sleepers Replaced On Shepparton Line

First Of 37,000 Sleepers Replaced On Shepparton Line

18 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Sleeper Replacement Works Move To Shepparton Line Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s sleeper line replacement has moved to the next phase, with crews working through the night to replace tens-of-thousands of sleepers between Seymour-Shepparton. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Ramps Up Public Transport Fare Evasion Campaign

Palaszczuk Govt Ramps Up Public Transport Fare Evasion Campaign

18 November 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Palaszczuk Government Bolsters Public Transport Safety Victor P Taffa 8 Queenslanders have joined the ranks of TransLink’s network officers as the Palaszczuk Government ramps up its campaign against fare evasion and anti-social behaviour on public transport. New Senior Network Officers (SNO’s) will start their first shifts […]

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World’s Largest Tram Network Can’t Swerve

World’s Largest Tram Network Can’t Swerve

16 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Urging Drivers To Take Care Around Trams Victor P Taffa Drivers are being warned to take extra care around trams as part of a new campaign from the Andrews Government. Trams Can’t Swerve campaign follows a worrying increase in collisions between trams and cars over the last few […]

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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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