Adam Carey

Adam Carey

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

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.

Lost Werribee boys found after two weeks

Police

Adam Carey Police have called for help in their search for two young boys from Werribee who are missing.

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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Public Transport Victoria plans to expand cross-town buses

bus

Adam Carey A network of more than 30 bus routes running every 10 minutes would criss-cross much of Melbourne within less than a decade under ambitious plans produced by Public Transport Victoria.

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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.

Federation bike trail barricaded by concrete company

Bike path in Werribee

Adam Carey A territorial dispute in an industrial part of Melbourne's west is believed to have prompted a concrete and quarrying company to fence off part of a major bike trail, forcing cyclists to detour...

Getting on board: Frankston passengers first to take a rainbow ride

Adam Carey The pot of gold the Napthine government is splashing on the Frankston railway line will soon lead to rainbows.

Commuters stung by lack of space

Narre Warren station car park

Adam Carey Commuters who park at their local railway stations are being fined in their thousands.

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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.

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.

The crushing truth: Metro's loaded language

Crowded train

Adam Carey Have you been 'crush loaded' lately?

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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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Commuters going loopy on Altona railway

Altona Station.

Adam Carey It seems life is anything but a beach for train travellers on the Altona loop.

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Peak-hour rail crisis coming, Metro warns

Metro was penalised for diverting trains from the city or Altona loop.

Adam Carey Train passengers in Melbourne's north and west can expect chronic peak-hour congestion within two to three years after the government rejected a proposal to use two idle platforms at Southern Cross...

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Commuters derailed amid stormy start to day

Lightning strikes have affected train services.

Adam Carey and Nino Bucci Train services have mostly returned to normal after storms disrupted morning travel for thousands of commuters.

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.

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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Residents warned to brace for more floods

Mat Stokes and son surrounded by flood water at Goornong.

Megan Levy, Adam Carey Residents in Victoria’s north have been warned to brace for more flooding today with rivers swollen by a weekend of heavy rain yet to reach their peaks.

Changes fail to fix train crush

Metro commuters.

Adam Carey Overhaul of Melbourne's train timetable last year has done almost nothing to ease the peak-hour commuter crush, passenger count reveals.

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