Victoria

Adam Carey

State Political Correspondent for The Age

Even with the network back in action, Thursday's journey home was less pleasant than usual.

Why Melbourne's train network melted down yet again

The train meltdown could not have come at a worse time - both for passengers, because it happened on the cusp of peak hour, and for Metro, because the Andrews government is believed to be on the verge of announcing it will hand Metro a seven-year contract extension.

Former US vice-president Al Gore and Victorian Energy Minister Lily D'Ambrosio talk battery storage and green energy in ...

Al Gore launches Victoria's green energy plan

The Andrews Government will spend $146 million on a series of renewable energy initiatives including battery storage for western Victoria and solar power for Melbourne's tram network in a bid to meet its target of 40 per cent green energy for the state by 2025.

Peak-hour trains in Melbourne are getting more overcrowded.

Out of the Loop: Metro warns of capacity crunch

Metro has warned the Andrews government that many of Melbourne's busiest rail lines will hit capacity within the next two years, leading to more crowd crushes and heavy disruption in the morning peak.