Adam Carey Passengers face the prospect of several years of severe overcrowding and declining reliability.
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.
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.
Adam Carey Have you been 'crush loaded' lately?
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.
Adam Carey Metro aims to boost peak-hour services by splitting rail network into five separate sectors.
Adam Carey Gippsland rail passengers to be forced to catch Metro trains from Pakenham under new plan.
Adam Carey One day, 16 railway lines, 209 stations, 17 schoolchildren. Is it possible to visit every railway station in Melbourne in a day?
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.
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.