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Stopping all stations: Bendigo line commuters forced back to their cars

Adam Carey When Metro services were extended to Sunbury on November 18, travellers further along the Bendigo line in towns such as Kyneton and Castlemaine also saw their journeys extended

Billion-dollar plan to fix dangerous roads

A Frankston roadside memorial.

Adam Carey The state government will spend $1 billion to cut the road toll.

V/Line conductors unable to sell tickets under myki

Tracy O'Brien

Adam Carey V/Line conductors will lose the power to sell tickets to passengers soon after myki replaces paper tickets on most regional railway lines this year, potentially increasing the rate of fare evasion.

Gippsland puts its case to host rail line

Bullet train

Adam Carey Gippsland councils want a proposed high-speed rail line across Australia's east coast to run through their communities, arguing it would inject new life into the region and do more to fix Melbourne's...

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Gippsland trains halted over safety fears

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Adam Carey The Gippsland railway line has been shut down until further notice east of Traralgon because some level crossings are not detecting approaching trains early enough to ensure safety.

V/Line misses punctuality targets every month

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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.

Rail works cause peak-hour chaos

Metro train.

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.

V/Line, Metro train switch planned

Vline

Adam Carey Gippsland rail passengers to be forced to catch Metro trains from Pakenham under new plan.

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Deluge causes rail risks

On Sunday night, a V/Line train travelling at 130km/h hit a 20-metre section of sunken track near Morwell.

Adam Carey Sections of the Gippsland railway line are crumbling after months of heavy rainfall, sparking safety concerns.