Saturday 11th Jul, 2020
Level crossing Victoria - Photo: Creative Commons

Level crossing penalties double in Victoria

The Victorian government has more than doubled fines for pedestrians and drivers who illegally cross train tracks. The infringement for…
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Sydney Metro, not to scale. Graphic: Transport for NSW

New Transport for NSW secretary key to Metro plan

Mike Baird last week announced the appointment of Transport for NSW’s new secretary, saying the appointment would be crucial to…
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Port of Melbourne lease crucial to level crossing removal

COMMENT: The lease will help make a good port, a great port, and its proceeds will fund the removal of…
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Pyramid Hill derailment. Photo: ATSB

Report questions buried track at unsealed crossings

The 2013 derailment of a Pacific National train in northern Victoria raises several issues over the construction, monitoring and maintenance…
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Tram platform upgrade. Photo: Yarra Trams

Work kicks off to upgrade tram stop

Work has begun on a new tram terminus in East Brunswick, Melbourne, as part of ongoing accessibility upgrades to Route…
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Melbourne Port lease passes lower house

The Port of Melbourne Lease Transaction Bill has passed through Victoria’s Legislative Assembly, the state’s lower house, despite strong opposition…
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$6.5 million upgrade for Wolli Creek bridge

A 100-year-old steel bridge over Wolli Creek will be replaced with a new concrete bridge in a $6.5 million project…
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Moorebank Intermodal Terminal. Graphic: MICL

Community concerns over Moorebank

The deal between the two neighbouring stakeholders at Moorebank leaves many questions unanswered, community spokesperson Allan Corben writes. The following…
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