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Local priority push for airport rail

Brimbank council has urged the state and federal governments to consider local priorities when making a decision about the controversial Melbourne Airport rail link. A...

PM railroads airport link option

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Melbourne Airport’s chief have thrown their support behind a “quick link “ tunnel as part of the airport rail...

Rail split lands $100m funding

It’s full steam ahead for the separation of regional and metro services on the Geelong and Ballarat train lines. The state government last week allocated...

Digging the Aussie life

The remarkable journeys of two Brimbank men have become intertwined on the Metro Tunnel. Fares Haddad and Meseret Bogale are from refugee/asylum seeker backgrounds and...

Feedback call on airport rail link

The Melbourne Airport Rail Link has been signed-off – meaning one of the largest infrastructure projects Brimbank has ever seen is one its way. The...

Ballarat line part of network overhaul

Works across the Ballarat rail line have begun. Work began on March 22 and will continue through until March 31 between Deer Park and Wendouree...

Ballarat line disruptions

A nine-day construction blitz on the Ballarat rail line is currently under way. Ballarat line users are being asked to plan ahead with trains to...

Tunnel flagged for airport rail link

A tunnel between Sunshine and the Melbourne CBD is likely to be included in the government’s plan to develop an airport rail link. Under the...

Super rail link bid

A powerful consortium has unveiled a detailed plan for Melbourne’s long-awaited airport rail link. AirRail Melbourne, comprising IFM Investors, Melbourne Airport, Metro Trains Australia and...

West woes in $50b rail loop plan

Plans to build a $50 billion Suburban Rail Loop won’t alleviate the west’s transport woes, according to a transport advocacy group. A 90-kilometre underground rail...

All aboard rail push

Six councils from the west have joined forces and called on the state government to upgrade “dated rail infrastructure – straight out of the...

Rail link a game changer for Sunshine

Construction of the long-touted rail link between Southern Cross Station and Melbourne Airport will begin within a decade, according to Premier Daniel Andrews. The plan,...

State dials up phone reception

High-tech gadgetry will be used to help improve mobile phone coverage on the Regional Rail Link from next year. Last week the state government, Telstra,...

Ballarat services suffer in wake of RRL opening

Commuters are bearing the brunt of delays and cancelled services, with punctuality for V/Line’s Ballarat trains plummeting since the Regional Rail Link opened last...

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Shattock steps up at Falcons

Ian Shattock is looking forward to a new challenge after being appointed Caroline Springs coach for the Victorian Turf Cricket Association division 3 season. The...