Victoria

Adam Carey

Transport Reporter for The Age

The operators have been paid a combined $7.6 billion for operating the public transport system since 2009.

Call for Metro, Yarra Trams to be stripped of contracts

Victoria's rail union has amplified its call for Melbourne's train and tram systems to be returned to public ownership following a report that identifies major deficiencies in how the government handles the contracts..

New trams stops on Toorak Road, which will be built as part of the Metro Tunnel project next year.

Toorak Road traffic squeeze as new tram route takes shape

Traffic flow along Toorak Road in South Yarra will be cut from two lanes to one early next year to make space for Melbourne's newest tram route, as early works for the construction of the Melbourne Metro rail tunnel get under way.