Adam Carey

Adam Carey

Dandenong rail line on track for years of disruption

metro

Adam Carey Passengers face the prospect of several years of severe overcrowding and declining reliability.

Rail works cause peak-hour chaos

Adam Carey and Caroline Zielinski Peak-hour commuters hit by combination of long delays, over-crowded trains and substitute bus services as Metro attempts to complete its already delayed rail works.

The crushing truth: Metro's loaded language

Crowded train

Adam Carey Have you been 'crush loaded' lately?

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GPS to catch Metro copper thieves

Metro train.

Adam Carey Metro will trial the use of GPS tracking nanotechnology to catch copper thieves who cost the rail operator about $1 million a year and shut down railway lines, causing immense disruption to commuters.

Rail line to shut for nine days

Adam Carey An estimated 25,000 train travellers will have their journeys disrupted next month while the Glen Waverley line is shut down for track works.

V/Line, Metro train switch planned

Vline

Adam Carey Gippsland rail passengers to be forced to catch Metro trains from Pakenham under new plan.

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Fatal crash sparks anger over motorists

Abbotts Road Railway crossing, fatal truck and train crash.

Adam Carey Reeling from the biggest crash on Melbourne's railway network in years, Metro train drivers are angry with the behaviour of some drivers who try to out-race boom gates at level crossings, the train...

Train drivers blame motorists ignoring signals

Cranes remove one of the carriages from the train crash site near the Abbotts Road level crossing in Dandenong South

Adam Carey Reeling from the first train crash on Melbourne's railway network in which a passenger has died in more than 30 years, Metro's drivers are angry at motorists who try to out-race the boom gates at...

Chadstone station and tunnel on $2b shopping list

Chadstone Shopping Centre.

Adam Carey New train line connecting the Glen Waverley and Dandenong railway lines would stop at Chadstone Shopping Centre as part of a bold $2 billion plan to bury part of the Glen Waverley line.

Dumb death: Shock tactics to promote safety message

Eaten by fish ...

Adam Carey Melbourne's railway operator Metro is using black comedy in a bid to stop people risking their lives at railway stations and level crossings, releasing a song and video called Dumb Ways to Die.

Troubles balloon on the City Loop

Balloons

Adam Carey Train chaos is easing after Metro removed the balloons that were caught in overhead wires between Flinders Street and Southern Cross stations, temporarily stalling four railway lines.

Billion-dollar plan to fix dangerous roads

A Frankston roadside memorial.

Adam Carey The state government will spend $1 billion to cut the road toll.

Gippsland puts its case to host rail line

Bullet train

Adam Carey Gippsland councils want a proposed high-speed rail line across Australia's east coast to run through their communities, arguing it would inject new life into the region and do more to fix Melbourne's...

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