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Commuters face peak hour delays on Frankston train line

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Adam Carey Commuters are facing delays after trains have been suspended on part of the Frankston line during peak hour.

Getting on board: Frankston passengers first to take a rainbow ride

Adam Carey The pot of gold the Napthine government is splashing on the Frankston railway line will soon lead to rainbows.

New peak-hour services for busiest rail lines

Melbourne Metro Rail lost federal funding in the 2013 election.

Adam Carey Victoria's public transport system will get a much-needed shot in the arm next month when new peak-hour services are added to some of Melbourne's busiest rail lines, and sweeping changes are made to...

Metro trains skipping stations justifiable: Transport Minister Terry Mulder

One of the new Metro trains.

Adam Carey Metro's practice of skipping stations when trains are running late is sometimes a justifiable way for the operator to improve its on-time performance, Victoria's Public Transport Minister Terry...

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Rail map gets a rainbow update

New PTV rail map

Adam Carey Melbourne's long-standing yellow-and-blue train network map is headed for the bin, to be replaced next year by a new, rainbow-coloured map aimed at making it easier for passengers to navigate around...

Roads and rail paved with election year cash

The showpiece is the Melbourne Rail Link, a 7.5 kilometre tunnel from South Yarra to Southern Cross Station.

Adam Carey Road and rail projects that will transform Melbourne dominate the Victorian budget in this election year, with the Napthine government pledging that up to $24 billion will be invested in new...

Derailed station plan exposed

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Adam Carey New railway station at Southland shopping centre likely to have few of the promised amenities.

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Time to unearth London secrets

Adam Carey Melbourne needs to follow London and find a solution to an impending rail capacity crisis.

901 bus service 'flawed'

901 bus to the Airport

Adam Carey The high-frequency public bus to Melbourne Airport has not dented the overwhelming dominance of car travel to Tullamarine.

The odyssey

Bus Driver Eril Mitchell who drives the 901 bus which is Melbourne's longest running from Frankston to Ringwood to the Airport.

Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.

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Ninety new train services on way

Metro train

Adam Carey Ninety new train services will be added to Melbourne's metro rail network next month, mostly along the Sunbury line, when a new timetable commences on November 18.

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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...

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.

Libs stuck on Southland station

The Coalition promised in the 2010 election campaign to build Southland station for $13million in its first term of office.

Adam Carey Plans to build a railway station at Southland have been ready to launch since March last year, but have stalled while the Baillieu government considers pursuing a deal with the shopping centre owner...

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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.

Rail works cause peak-hour chaos

Metro train.

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.

Airport keeps buses at bay

melbourne airport parking

Adam Carey There are 23,000 car parking spaces at Melbourne Airport - and one public bus stop.

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Metro plans big boost in peak-hour services

Train drivers resist work restructure

Adam Carey Metro aims to boost peak-hour services by splitting rail network into five separate sectors.

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Travelling singer has whale, not wail, of a time in prime city spot

Adam Carey Perhaps the burst of spring sunshine that had just split the clouds was behind the warm vibes busker Glen Fisher felt as he sang outside Flinders Street Station.