Tullamarine

Tullamarine Freeway, CityLink to be expanded under $850m plan

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News05/06/2013
picture Justin McManus.
Highrise developments along the Citylink at Parkville.

Richard Willingham The drive to Melbourne Airport along the Tullamarine Freeway and CityLink is set to be reduced by up to 16 minutes once an $850 million upgrade and expansion of the road is completed.

Two-car Tullamarine Freeway crash hits commuters

Deborah Gough Airport-bound traffic was hit by heavy delays on Wednesday morning after a two-car crash on the Tullamarine Freeway.

Avalon boss rails against Tullamarine plans

Stephen Cauchi A third runway at Melbourne Airport would create a Tullamarine traffic nightmare if no rail link was built to go with it, according to the operator of rival Avalon Airport.

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Body on Tullamarine Freeway closes CityLink

Tullamarine Freeway and CityLink blocked after fatal incident.

Megan Levy The Tullamarine Freeway has been closed to traffic north of Moreland Road after a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle.

Annabel Crabb

Welcome to Tullamarine. Your humiliation begins now

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Annabel Crabb The true cost of travelling by air is nothing less than your self-esteem.

Flight-delay mayhem as Melbourne Airport beset by fog

Fog at Tullamarine, Melbourne disrupts flights

Timna Jacks The sun finally broke through after a morning of mayhem at Tullamarine Airport, as thousands of passengers had their flights delayed, diverted and cancelled due to Melbourne’s unseasonable fog.

Napthine government out to recoup Transurban windfall from freeway widening project

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Picture by Wayne Taylor
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Citylink Domain tunnel opens to traffic this afternoon after being closed all day.

Adam Carey The Napthine government stands to recoup half of the revenue that CityLink operator Transurban has reaped from increased traffic movements generated by the $1.

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.

Economic case for East West link may be shaky

State Treasurer Michael O'Brien.

Josh Gordon, Clay Lucas The economic case for the East West Link could be shakier than first thought, with the government’s own modelling work suggesting the benefits could be overshadowed by towering costs.

Auditor-general finds government projects bypassing business cases and going directly to funding

Illustration: Michael McGurk.

Richard Willingham Victoria's financial watchdog has found that signature state government projects worth billions of dollars, including the second stage of the East West Link, have been approved for funding without...

Leighton to be reimbursed up to $12m for failed East West Link bid

East West Link.

Clay Lucas Construction and development giant Leighton Holdings will be reimbursed up to $12 million for its failed bid to build the East West Link freeway under Melbourne's inner north.

Storm creates commuter crisis for Melbourne's afternoon peak-hour

A tree across tracks that caused a train line to be suspended.

Jessica Wright and Anna Whitelaw Melbourne is in the midst of a commuter crisis with major roads, train and tram lines and routes out of the city closed due to high winds, traffic accidents, flooding and strewn debris.

Transurban to use boost in toll revenue to widen parts of CityLink, ease Bolte Bridge bottleneck

Bolte Bridge

Adam Carey and Richard Willingham CityLink operator Transurban will use a huge boost in toll revenue to pay for an $850 million widening of the toll road between Essendon Airport and the West Gate Freeway, including fixing the...

Coalition in $1.5 billion East West Link pledge

East West Link

Josh Gordon Denis Napthine has dramatically ramped up Victoria's infrastructure agenda ahead of the November 29 state election, confirming plans to build both stages of the East West Link simultaneously in an...

Victorians hit for $1 million a day for rail upgrade

The new Springvale Station, the Springvale Rd level Crosing has been removed. ]

Adam Carey, Royce Millar Victorians will be asked to pay up to $5.2 billion, or almost $1 million a day, for the Napthine government's hastily arranged Pakenham/Cranbourne rail upgrade, the first long term privatisation of a...

Reckless infrastructure spending dragging down Victoria's budget, says Grattan Institute

Peninsula Link

Peter Martin, Economics Editor A five-year splurge on infrastructure has left the Victorian budget in a precarious position, according to a new report that calls into question the state’s ability to afford new, high-profile...

$11b trainline centrepiece of Napthine Government's Budget

Farrah Tomazin An $11billion train line between South Yarra to Melbourne Airport forms the centrepiece of the Napthine Government’s election-year cash splash _ but the long-awaited project won’t be...

Melbourne Express: May 9, 2014

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Transport plans: are we being routed?

Traffic snarls in Alexandra Parade yesterday.

Roads versus rail? Outer suburban rail and road improvements, level crossing removal or bike lanes? A train tunnel through Parkville or Fishermans Bend?  As the state election looms, the debate...

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

East-west link

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

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