Trains resumed running the full length of the Gippsland line (between Moe and Bairnsdale) yesterday following the successful repair of culverts in the Morwell River Wetlands.
V/Line is working with the Australian Rail Track Corporation to address track conditions on sections of its Albury line to improve the punctuality of trains.
Construction work is now underway on the 7.5 kilometre Footscray to Deer Park section of the new multi-billion Regional Rail Link, Australia’s largest public transport infrastructure project in generations.
A major safety upgrade to Victoria’s number one country level crossing black spot at Lardners Track in Warragul has been completed, Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder said.
A $2 million program of work to improve 10 V/Line regional railway stations will begin shortly Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced.
Victoria’s public transport fares would rise an average 8.6 per cent from 1 January 2012 thanks to the previous Labor Government’s ‘Buy now, pay later’ transport projects and Labor’s associated large cost blowouts, Minister for Public Transport, Terry Mulder said today.
A record 22,000 free seats will be available on V/Line trains and buses this Christmas Day, and 18,000 on New Year’s Eve Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced.
It has been almost two decades since the township of Clunes has played host to passenger trains, but from Sunday 4 December that is all set to change. Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder said today that Clunes residents would have access to a daily return train to Melbourne via Ballarat from the first Sunday in December.
Passenger train speeds between Ballarat and Maryborough will significantly increase later this year following the completion of level crossing upgrades, Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay said today.
Seven additional trains and 3401 seats have been added for Geelong line supporters to get to and from this Friday night’s game against Collingwood at the MCG.