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Metro left train driver on ice in control of train

Metro train
SUNDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2010
AGE NEWS METRO

Photo by PENNY STEPHENS

Adam Carey A Metro train driver with high levels of ice in his system who had just run through a stop signal was told by senior management to continue driving a train loaded with passengers, allegedly because...

Metro train driver caught on ice

metro

Adam Carey A Metro train driver was high on ice when he drove through a stop signal earlier this month, prompting an automatic drug and alcohol test in which a cocktail of drugs was detected in his system.

Melbourne traffic left to get worse as transport authorities fail to fix traffic lights

traffic light

Adam Carey Some of Melbourne’s most chronically clogged intersections have been left to gradually get worse for several years, in breach of state guidelines that traffic lights must be reviewed every five...

Federation bike trail barricaded by concrete company

Bike path in Werribee

Adam Carey A territorial dispute in an industrial part of Melbourne's west is believed to have prompted a concrete and quarrying company to fence off part of a major bike trail, forcing cyclists to detour...

No trains on Ballarat, Bendigo, Sunbury lines for three weeks

Victoria gets 40 new regional carriages (Thumbnail)

Adam Carey Three railway lines will be completely shut down for more than three weeks from Saturday until January 19 as work on the regional rail link, the state's biggest infrastructure project, goes into...

Works halt travellers across Melbourne

Red light

Adam Carey It just might be the first day the hated Punt Road provides a better cross-city run than CityLink for frazzled motorists.

Attention passengers, your expanded rail network has been delayed

Leading cities are building public-transport networks, transport expert says.

Adam Carey The reports are in - an extended rail network is at least a decade away.