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Call to extend Plenty Road tram line to South Morang station

Adam Carey The mature eucalyptus trees in the wide Plenty Road median strip tell the tale of a tram line long hoped for but never delivered.

Fix missing links in tram network: Greens

Adam Carey Melbourne’s tram network would be extended by 56 kilometres, linking up tram routes that currently end at quiet suburban locations with nearby shopping centres and railway stations, under a...

Drab train stations come to life in university design project

Melbourne train stations artists impressions

Adam Carey Some of Melbourne's most drab and dysfunctional suburban railway stations have been reimagined as vibrant public transport hubs serviced by London-style elevated train lines, in a new exhibition that...

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Single line to Upfield worsens north-west rail woes

Metro train.

Adam Carey A four-kilometre section of single track railway in a sparsely populated part of Melbourne is causing transport problems all over the north-western suburbs, Metro says.

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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Sale of port would fund Labor's transport scheme

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Adam Carey The sale of Port of Melbourne would fund biggest ever assault on Melbourne's level crossings under a Labor government.

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Schoolkids on track to visit every station in a day

Schoolchildren begin their quest to visit every train station in Melbourne in one day. They're pictured at Pakenham station.

Adam Carey One day, 16 railway lines, 209 stations, 17 schoolchildren. Is it possible to visit every railway station in Melbourne in a day?

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New station in a jam as commuters fear parking woes

Adam Carey A railway station at Williams Landing, being built at a cost of $110 million, will help fill a urgent need for better public transport in Melbourne's outer west.

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.

The crushing truth: Metro's loaded language

Crowded train

Adam Carey Have you been 'crush loaded' lately?

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A tale of two rail lines: Altona slumps while Werribee soars

Altona station

Adam Carey, Craig Butt Two rail lines diverge in Altona North; some take the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.

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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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Northern growth corridor residents driven to despair

Traffic jam

Adam Carey Communters in Melbourne's nothern suburbs turn to Facebook to vent their frustration.

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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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