Adam Carey

Adam Carey

Cutbacks compromise $5b Regional Rail Link

Train at Wallace

Adam Carey and Jason Dowling Victoria's biggest public transport project, the $4.8 billion Regional Rail Link, will not truly achieve its aim of untangling the tracks currently shared by Metro and V/Line trains, because of a...

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Knowledge test will 'weed out' Melbourne's worst taxi drivers

The Age 
Picture by Wayne Taylor
27th November 2012
Generic picture of Taxis at Melbourne Airport.

Adam Carey The forthcoming taxi Knowledge test will put Melbourne's prospective cabbies and some current drivers through a rigorous, three-hour exam in which they must answer 85 per cent of 155 questions...

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On the lawn with Oompa Loompas and a bride-to-be

Adam Carey dinkus

Adam Carey In my regulation black suit and tie and white shirt, I feel as though I have the Derby day dress code down pat; but no sooner have I joined the racegoers on the Flemington lawn than I have outed...

RACV board pressured by outside candidates

RACV

Adam Carey and Marnie Banger Wealthy and influential motoring club the RACV is facing intense pressure from a handful of outside candidates vying for election to its exclusive board.

Training on wrong track, says rail union

Like this: Geoff Moody demonstrates the simulator.

Adam Carey Metro train drivers are being instructed how to drive along newly changed tracks in Melbourne's west by watching an animated movie, instead of learning while inside a train.

State bypasses roads body on east-west link

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Picture by Gary Sissons. 
Photo taken on Peninsula Link at the rear of Frankston Golf Course between Skye rd and Frankston Dandenong Rd.
Transport minister terry mulder addresses the media with Premier Edward Norman

Adam Carey Toll road has no prospect of getting recommendation for federal funding this year.

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Tunnel is right, says transport tsar

Jim Betts, secretary of the Department of Transport.

Adam Carey Multibillion-dollar road project would potentially pump billions into state economy, expert says.

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Back on the buses as track work spills into Monday

train

Adam Carey A signal fault has forced train commuters onto buses for the third day in a row.

Passengers' plans derailed in face of train mayhem

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Adam Carey A night of public transport chaos looms for commuters heading to the north-western suburbs, with travellers on the Sydenham line warned to expect long delays due to a major signal fault that could...

Carmageddon hits Melbourne

Traffic

Adam Carey An epic 20-kilometre traffic jam choked Melbourne's busiest arterial road on Thursday, as planned maintenance works on the West Gate Bridge slowed traffic to a crawl all the way from West Sunshine to...

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Travelling singer has whale, not wail, of a time in prime city spot

Adam Carey Perhaps the burst of spring sunshine that had just split the clouds was behind the warm vibes busker Glen Fisher felt as he sang outside Flinders Street Station.