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Hastings port expansion to over-burden Melbourne's roads and rail lines, report finds

Hastings.

Adam Carey and Josh Gordon A plan to develop a huge container port at Hastings south-east of Melbourne could put an impossible strain on the city’s roads and busiest rail lines and potentially drive up the cost of...

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

Matthew Guy.

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...

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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Time to unearth London secrets

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

Chadstone station and tunnel on $2b shopping list

Chadstone Shopping Centre.

Adam Carey New train line connecting the Glen Waverley and Dandenong railway lines would stop at Chadstone Shopping Centre as part of a bold $2 billion plan to bury part of the Glen Waverley line.

Baillieu's transport report card: solid, but uninspiring

Transport score card.

Adam Carey It is an accepted part of the narrative of the 2010 election that Melburnians' festering gripes about transport helped propel Ted Baillieu to a surprise win.

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Boost for rail tunnel

Crowded train

Josh Gordon and Adam Carey The Gillard government is expected to announce funding for Melbourne's $9 billion metro rail tunnel, placing it at odds with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, who has said he will back the east-west...

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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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