Australian Industry Defence Network NT (AIDN-NT) Backs Ship Lift Project

Australian Industry Defence Network NT (AIDN-NT) Backs Ship Lift Project

15 August 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Industry Embraces Plan For Northern Territory Ship Lift Victor P Taffa Support for the Northern Territory Government’s Ship Lift is gaining momentum with the Australian Industry Defence Network NT (AIDN-NT) backing the project. AIDN-NT has thrown industry support behind last week’s announcement that the Territory Government will build Northern […]

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10 Red Light And Speed Cameras To Be Installed In Adelaide

10 Red Light And Speed Cameras To Be Installed In Adelaide

13 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Infrastructure Stephan Knoll New Red Light And Speed Cameras To Help Reduce Road Trauma Victor P Taffa State Government will install 10 new red light and speed cameras across metropolitan Adelaide to help improve road safety and crackdown on reckless drivers. 7 of these new red light and speed camera […]

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Rail Safety Week 2019 Reminds Motorists And People To Be Alert Of Trams

Rail Safety Week 2019 Reminds Motorists And People To Be Alert Of Trams

12 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Playing It Safe Around Trams As Part Of Rail Safety Week Victor P Taffa Victorian motorists and pedestrians are being warned about the dangers posed by trams and trains as part of Rail Safety Week. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne was joined by Yarra Trams in the […]

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Track Maintenance On Bendigo Line For Improved Traction On Rails

Track Maintenance On Bendigo Line For Improved Traction On Rails

10 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Weekend Works To Keep Bendigo Line Moving Victor P Taffa Vital track maintenance will be completed under the new Melton Highway road bridge at Sydenham helping to boost reliability for Bendigo line passengers. “These vital maintenance works will help boost reliability for Bendigo passengers as patronage on the […]

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Platform Extensions For Every Railway Station Between Sunbury And Footscray

Platform Extensions For Every Railway Station Between Sunbury And Footscray

10 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Work On Massive Sunbury Line Upgrade Set To Start Victor P Taffa Work will start within weeks on the Andrews Government’s massive upgrade of the Sunbury line to prepare the corridor for new high-capacity trains when the Metro Tunnel is built. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan announced […]

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Funding Process For Ship Lift Project Gets Underway

Funding Process For Ship Lift Project Gets Underway

10 August 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Northern Territory Takes Next Step In Ship Lift Project Victor P Taffa Following the Northern Territory Government’s announcement yesterday that a Ship Lift will be built in the Northern Territory, Chief Minister Michael Gunner has today met with the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Chief Minister Gunner met with […]

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Darwin To Have New Ship Lift Facility

Darwin To Have New Ship Lift Facility

08 August 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Ship Lift To Be Built In Darwin Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government will build the largest ship lift in Northern Australia, paving the way for hundreds of jobs and positioning Darwin as a major international and national player in the marine services industry. “It is a strategic investment […]

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110 Km/h Speed Limit To Be Reinstated

110 Km/h Speed Limit To Be Reinstated

05 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll From Ruins To New Roads Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has announced 8 country roads will be upgraded to enable the safe reinstatement of the 110 km/h speed limit, slashed by the former Labor government. Marshall Government will invest up to $70 Million to upgrade these 8 country […]

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Sydney’s First North West Railway Line

Sydney’s First North West Railway Line

04 August 2019

There Is Nothing New In Driverless Trains Victor P Taffa In 1984 Editor Victor P Taffa and his 5 family members went on a trip to the United States. Included in the tour was a trip on a Driverless Train in San Francisco. This train then was no better than Sydney’s Heavy Rail Trains in […]

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World UN Theories Do Not Suit The Safety Or Needs Of Sydney Rail Commuters

World UN Theories Do Not Suit The Safety Or Needs Of Sydney Rail Commuters

02 August 2019

Heavy Rail And High Speed Rail Fits In Together Victor P Taffa World UN Theories do not suit the safety or needs of Sydney and Rail commuters. Considering that Sydney in year 2000 hosted the world’s ‘Best Ever’ Olympic Games this whole situation that Sydney and New South Wales are being subjected to is laughable. […]

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Forrestfield-Airport Rail Link Completes 2 Years Of Tunnelling

Forrestfield-Airport Rail Link Completes 2 Years Of Tunnelling

31 July 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti 2 Years Of Forrestfield-Airport Rail Link Tunnelling Completed Victor P Taffa Both tunnel-boring machines (TBM’s) have broken through into Redcliffe Railway Station TBM Sandy arrived at Redcliffe on July 6, and will soon leave the station box TBM Grace on final leg to Bayswater […]

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Sydney-Melbourne Rail Corridor Needs Government Investment For Growth

Sydney-Melbourne Rail Corridor Needs Government Investment For Growth

30 July 2019

Rail Express Oliver Probert Rail Access Charges Need Review Victor P Taffa Pacific National CEO Dean Dalla Valle has called for access charges on the Sydney-Melbourne rail corridor to be abolished to address a substantial competitive advantage enjoyed by road operators along the busy route. Mr. Dalla Valle on July 29 said less than 1 […]

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City South Tram Stop Upgraded As Part Of Service Resumption

City South Tram Stop Upgraded As Part Of Service Resumption

24 July 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Regular Tram Services Resume Victor P Taffa Regular tram services will resume in the city as of first service this morning, following the completion of major track works as part of the City South Tramline Replacement Project. City South tram stop is being upgraded to meet requirements under […]

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Flinders Street Part Closure To Construct An Underground Metro Connection

Flinders Street Part Closure To Construct An Underground Metro Connection

21 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Part-Closure Of Flinders Street For Metro Tunnel Work Victor P Taffa 1 side of Flinders Street will be closed to traffic for up to 3 years to build an underground connection from Flinders Street Station to the new Town Hall Station as part of the Metro Tunnel construction. […]

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Gold Coast Light Rail Celebrates 5 Years Of Operations

Gold Coast Light Rail Celebrates 5 Years Of Operations

20 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey G:link Reaches 5-Year Milestone Victor P Taffa Gold Coast has 42 Million reasons to celebrate as its iconic blue and yellow trams cut the cake on 5 years of connecting the Coast. Kickstarted with funding from the Bligh Government in 2009, the G:link took its first […]

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Old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road To Be Improved

Old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road To Be Improved

15 July 2019

Western Australia Acting Minister for Transport Francis Logan Western Australia Minister for Lands Ben Wyatt Improving The Old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road Victor P Taffa McGowan Government leads project to repair and remediate contaminated stretch of road Project to be jointly funded by the State Government and Shire of Ashburton Road user and community safety drive State’s […]

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Peak Hour Traffic Crawl Extends To M4 Tunnels From This Weekend

Peak Hour Traffic Crawl Extends To M4 Tunnels From This Weekend

11 July 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Roads Andrew Constance New M4 Tunnels To Open This Weekend Victor P Taffa Peak Hour Traffic Crawl extends to the new M4 Tunnels which open from Saturday morning, slashing travel times for tens of thousands of Western Sydney drivers who currently sit in traffic […]

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Everton Park Black Spot To Be Solved With $1.8 Million Funding

Everton Park Black Spot To Be Solved With $1.8 Million Funding

09 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Palaszczuk Government Announces $1.8 Million To Everton Park Fix Black Spot Victor P Taffa A solution is on the way for a notorious Everton Park black spot. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey announced a $1.8 Million upgrade was expected to start before the […]

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Refresh Program To Ensure 9-Car VLocity Trains For Entire Fleet

Refresh Program To Ensure 9-Car VLocity Trains For Entire Fleet

08 July 2019

Victoria Acting Premier Lisa Neville Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Regional Train Revamp To Improve Services And Support Jobs Victor P Taffa Passengers in regional Victoria and Melbourne’s west will soon enjoy a more comfortable and accessible journey, thanks to the Andrews Government’s $50 Million refresh of Victoria’s entire fleet of VLocity trains. […]

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750 Years Of Experience Oversees Passenger Safety On Melbourne Tram Network

750 Years Of Experience Oversees Passenger Safety On Melbourne Tram Network

08 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne New Technology Keeps Tram Passengers Moving Victor P Taffa   New technology upgrades to the Yarra Trams Operations Centre will minimise the impact of disruptions and incidents on the tram network, helping reduce delays and cancellations for Melbourne passengers. More than 20 highly skilled controllers are now using […]

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