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Call to extend Plenty Road tram line to South Morang station

Adam Carey The mature eucalyptus trees in the wide Plenty Road median strip tell the tale of a tram line long hoped for but never delivered.

Public Transport Victoria's Metrol train control system delayed again

Metro.

Adam Carey Attention passengers, your new automatic train control system is experiencing major delays of more than 13 years.

Drab train stations come to life in university design project

Melbourne train stations artists impressions

Adam Carey Some of Melbourne's most drab and dysfunctional suburban railway stations have been reimagined as vibrant public transport hubs serviced by London-style elevated train lines, in a new exhibition that...

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Melbourne traffic left to get worse as transport authorities fail to fix traffic lights

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Adam Carey Some of Melbourne’s most chronically clogged intersections have been left to gradually get worse for several years, in breach of state guidelines that traffic lights must be reviewed every five...

Final 10-kilometre link in Carrum-Warburton bike path gets go-ahead

Dandenong Creek bicycle trail

Adam Carey A 90-kilometre off-road bike trail through Melbourne's east - from the bayside suburb of Carrum to the hills town of Warburton - will be complete within two years when a 10-kilometre missing link is...

Rail staff to train in self-harm awareness

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Adam Carey A database of people who die by suicide on Australia's railways is being created.

Metro trains skipping stations justifiable: Transport Minister Terry Mulder

One of the new Metro trains.

Adam Carey Metro's practice of skipping stations when trains are running late is sometimes a justifiable way for the operator to improve its on-time performance, Victoria's Public Transport Minister Terry...

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Metro puts millions into fencing off Melbourne's rail suicide 'hot spots'

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One of the new Metro trains still sitting in the Railway yards in Newport
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Adam Carey Millions of dollars is being spent fencing off open sections of Melbourne's railways where people are regularly taking their own lives.

On a fast track

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Royce Millar and Adam Carey Lobbyist, former state government treasurer and current Liberal Party federal president Alan Stockdale played a key role in a multibillion-dollar rail upgrade approved without tender by the Napthine...

Richmond station lined up for major revamp

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Adam Carey Richmond station, one of the busiest and ugliest railway stations in Melbourne, is being eyed up for redevelopment.

Rail Tram and Bus Union plans protest over 'harsh' management of tram drivers

Tram stops along Swanston street.

Adam Carey Melbourne tram drivers will rally outside Yarra Trams headquarters at noon on Monday to protest recent sackings and what the union claims is increasingly harsh treatment by management.

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Call for change to roundabouts to improve cyclist safety

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Adam Carey Australian roundabouts are among the most dangerous for cyclists in the Western world, while in Victoria they are the scene of more than one in 10 crashes between a motor vehicle and a cyclist, a...

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Horsham man killed in a two-car collision

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Adam Carey A 42-year-old Horsham man has been killed in a two-car collision at Pimpinio.

VicRoads KO's 'lite' rail changes on Dandenong line

Artist's impression.

Adam Carey Low-cost Metro proposal to fix six level crossings along Melbourne's most congested railway line was rejected by Napthine government for a more expensive plan to remove just four crossings, because...

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Napthine's rail tunnel plan based on 'interim' business case

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Adam Carey, Clay Lucas, Nick Toscano, Henrietta Cook The Napthine government's decision to rip up nine years' planning work on a rail tunnel through Melbourne's CBD in favour of a new route through South Melbourne was hatched less than six months ago...

Roads and rail paved with election year cash

The showpiece is the Melbourne Rail Link, a 7.5 kilometre tunnel from South Yarra to Southern Cross Station.

Adam Carey Road and rail projects that will transform Melbourne dominate the Victorian budget in this election year, with the Napthine government pledging that up to $24 billion will be invested in new...

State budget 2014: Major road and rail projects worth $24b to transform Melbourne

Public transport is a major focus of the state budget.

Adam Carey In an election year budget, the Napthine government has picked up on the public mood and gone all out on transport spending, pledging that up to $24 billion will be invested in major new...

Rerouted Metro Rail project to top Victorian budget

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Adam Carey A multibillion-dollar rail tunnel from Southern Cross Station to South Yarra will be the biggest item in this year’s Victorian budget, News Limited has reported.

High-rise plan for railway hubs

Royce Millar and Adam Carey Residents of Melbourne's politically sensitive south-east face the possibility of high-rise development at their rail stations including Murrumbeena, under a confidential deal between the Napthine...

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...