Adam Carey

Adam Carey

Disabled train and tram passengers forgotten

Adam Carey and Henrietta Cook Passengers with disabilities are being left stranded on Melbourne's trains and trams because drivers ''forget'' to help them off at their requested stop or station, an inquiry has heard.

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.

City residents rail at train racket that's a bridge too far

Victoria Franzke with her baby Reuben.

Adam Carey When David Franzke and Victoria Huf bought a house across the road from a railway line 10 years ago, they knew they would have to live with the intrusive noise of the odd diesel train thundering by.

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Woman shot dead in suburban street, man held

Police tape

Adam Carey A woman has been shot and killed in broad daylight in the middle of a residential street in Footscray.