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Overcrowding soars on Melbourne's busiest train, tram routes

Adam Carey The level of overcrowding on Melbourne's trains has jumped significantly this year, new data shows, with almost one in two peak-hour commuters on the city's worst affected lines forced to squeeze...

Eaglemont's Boulevard of broken bitumen much preferred to freeway link of driver dreams

Ivanhoe residents want to keep the Boulevard in a state of disrepair.

Adam Carey It's one of the worst roads in Melbourne, and it snakes through two of Melbourne's most exclusive suburbs.

Fix missing links in tram network: Greens

Adam Carey Melbourne’s tram network would be extended by 56 kilometres, linking up tram routes that currently end at quiet suburban locations with nearby shopping centres and railway stations, under a...

Tram system jammed as old carriages fall apart

Toorak tram.

Adam Carey Melbourne needs 110 more new bumper-sized trams by 2020 to avoid chronic overcrowding as the city population soars and to compensate for the need to retire almost 150 of the system's oldest trams,...

Peak-hour crush worse for some lines but easing on others

St Kilda tram

Adam Carey Overcrowding worsened on several routes last year, but crushes also eased on other routes.

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