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Toll road 'cheese stick' move mooted to save houses from East West Link

Adam Carey and Aisha Dow The “cheese stick” that symbolically welcomes CityLink traffic to Melbourne could be shifted 80 metres north in a last-ditch change to the design of the East West Link that has been...

East West Link project approved with Royal Park largely spared

East West Link.

Adam Carey and Clay Lucas The six-kilometre East West Link tollway through Melbourne's inner north will be built after Planning Minister Matthew Guy announced he had approved the project on Monday.

Rerouted Metro Rail project to top Victorian budget

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Adam Carey A multibillion-dollar rail tunnel from Southern Cross Station to South Yarra will be the biggest item in this year’s Victorian budget, News Limited has reported.

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...

State budget 2014: Major road and rail projects worth $24b to transform Melbourne

Public transport is a major focus of the state budget.

Adam Carey In an election year budget, the Napthine government has picked up on the public mood and gone all out on transport spending, pledging that up to $24 billion will be invested in major new...

Napthine's rail tunnel plan based on 'interim' business case

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Adam Carey, Clay Lucas, Nick Toscano, Henrietta Cook The Napthine government's decision to rip up nine years' planning work on a rail tunnel through Melbourne's CBD in favour of a new route through South Melbourne was hatched less than six months ago...

Metro puts millions into fencing off Melbourne's rail suicide 'hot spots'

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Adam Carey Millions of dollars is being spent fencing off open sections of Melbourne's railways where people are regularly taking their own lives.

Shifting Melbourne Metro rail tunnel west a 'catastrophe': Doyle

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Adam Carey and Jason Dowling The proposed Melbourne Metro rail tunnel will still deliver passengers into the city centre, despite the Napthine government's recent decision to scrap plans to tunnel beneath Swanston Street.

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East-west viaduct coming and Kensington residents want out

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Adam Carey The owners of dozens of new apartments in a converted warehouse in Kensington have implored the Napthine government to buy them out because their homes will be just 14 metres from an elevated road...

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Government bows to pressure from home owners affected by the East West Link

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Adam Carey The cost of acquiring property to build the East West Link is set to increase by millions.

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Buses reject lane share with bikes

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Adam Carey Proposal to allow cyclists to ride in most of Melbourne's dedicated bus lanes attacked by the bus industry.

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Major engineering hurdles remain for new rail tunnel beneath city

Burnley Loop tunnel.

Adam Carey Investigative work well under way on building the proposed Melbourne Metro tunnel.

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Attention passengers, your expanded rail network has been delayed

Leading cities are building public-transport networks, transport expert says.

Adam Carey The reports are in - an extended rail network is at least a decade away.

Time to unearth London secrets

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

Doncaster railway line 'could be built for $840m'

A train running on time.

Adam Carey A raliway line to Doncaster could be built for $840 million and paid for using taxes raised from the higher property values it would generate, says a report.

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