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Gippsland puts its case to host rail line

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...

Gippsland trains halted over safety fears

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Adam Carey The Gippsland railway line has been shut down until further notice east of Traralgon because some level crossings are not detecting approaching trains early enough to ensure safety.

Public Transport Victoria pair filmed exchanging $30,000 in cash, IBAC hearing told

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Adam Carey A project officer at Public Transport Victoria was filmed being handed up to $30,000 cash by a former colleague outside PTV's Docklands headquarters in November, in fresh evidence presented at the...

Senior officer inflated costs of public transport projects, inquiry told

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Adam Carey A senior officer in Victoria's transport department conspired with contractors to inflate the cost of numerous small and medium-size public transport projects and funnel the money into personal...

Dandenong rail line on track for years of disruption

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

State fights blazes as extreme heat, high winds feed flames

Fire at Pakenham.

Adam Carey and Tom Arup About 10 2000 people in and around the small high country town of Licola have been advised to consider leaving for safer territory as a bushfire blazes out of control in north Gippsland.

V/Line misses punctuality targets every month

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Adam Carey V/Line, the state's regional rail operator, has missed its monthly punctuality target on every intercity line in the state every month for the past six months.

Rail works cause peak-hour chaos

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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.

V/Line, Metro train switch planned

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

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Deluge causes rail risks

On Sunday night, a V/Line train travelling at 130km/h hit a 20-metre section of sunken track near Morwell.

Adam Carey Sections of the Gippsland railway line are crumbling after months of heavy rainfall, sparking safety concerns.

Grand prix fans at risk on damaged roads, motorcyclists warn

Potholed Bass Highway

Adam Carey Motorcycle groups fear thousands of riders who will travel to Phillip Island for this weekend's motorcycle grand prix are at risk because of the many potholes on the major roads to the island.

Residents warned to brace for more floods

Mat Stokes and son surrounded by flood water at Goornong.

Megan Levy, Adam Carey Residents in Victoria’s north have been warned to brace for more flooding today with rivers swollen by a weekend of heavy rain yet to reach their peaks.

Strong wind and rains predicted for Victoria

Adam Carey Fierce winds, copious rain and treacherous flash floods are forecast for much of Victoria today as a ferocious cold front edges eastwards over the state.