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Topic: Public Transport Victoria
Would a rail line to Doncaster really “get cars off the freeway”?

Would a rail line to Doncaster really “get cars off the freeway”?

The Greens appear to have had a change of heart on Melbourne Metro but the party's support for a rail line to Doncaster is mystifying. It's not a project progressives should regard as a priority

Is Napthine about to stuff up Melbourne’s Metro?

Is Napthine about to stuff up Melbourne’s Metro?

It looks depressingly like the Victorian Government might be about to compromise the first major new electrified rail line in Melbourne in 40 years by addressing the wrong problem.

Do road and transit authorities see the same world?

Do road and transit authorities see the same world?

Two organisations reporting to the same Minister reckon the relative shares of travel by public transport and cars will be very different in the future. One builds roads; the other builds rail lines

What’s the long-term rail plan for Melbourne?

What’s the long-term rail plan for Melbourne?

Yet another public transport report was released in Victoria yesterday! This time, Public Transport Victoria released its Network Plan for Melbourne’s rail system over the next 20-30 years

Trains: should the ‘where’ come before the ‘why’?

Trains: should the ‘where’ come before the ‘why’?

Another day in Victoria, another rail study released by the state government! This one identifies a route for an airport rail line, but it doesn't ask if or when a new line makes sense in the first place