Victoria

Flinders Street Station

CEOs appointed for Melbourne Metro Rail and Level Crossing Removal authorities

THE two people that will lead the delivery of Victoria's largest transport infrastructure projects were announced last week by the Victorian Government, with Evan Tattersall appointed as CEO of the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority and Kevin Devlin appointed as CEO of the Level Crossing Removal Authority.

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Bendigo Railway Station

Terms of Reference released for Bendigo Metro Rail Taskforce

THE Victorian Government has released the Terms of Reference for the Community Consultative Taskforce that will provide advice on the introduction of Bendigo Metro Rail, with local MP Maree Edwards selected as chair of the Taskforce.

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An X'trapolis train at Southern Cross Station, Melbourne

Victorian Government places order for 5 new X'trapolis trains

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews and Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week joined local MPs at Alstom's Ballarat factory to announce the purchase of five six-car trains, the first of which is expected to come into service by the end of 2016.

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Queen Victoria Market Renewal Draft Master Plan

Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal Draft Master Plan released

MELBOURNE Lord Mayor Robert Doyle last week unveiled the Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal Draft Master Plan, which outlines a variety of proposals to revitalise the market precinct with a strong focus on improving the trader, customer and community experience.

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Train at level crossing on Skye Road, Frankston

Victorian Government establishes Level Crossings Removal Authority

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews and Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced the establishment of the Level Crossings Removal Authority, which will help deliver on the Labor Government's promise to remove 50 level crossings across Melbourne.

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Flinders Street Station

Victorian Government establishes Melbourne Metro Rail Authority

DESPITE no clear funding arrangements, major work on the Melbourne Metro rail tunnel is expected to commence in 2018, according to the Victorian Government, who this week announced the establishment of the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority.

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Artist's impression of Elsternwick Rifle Range Development Projec

Plans lodged for new café at former Elsternwick rifle range

VICTRACK has appointed a consortium composed of Glenhuntly Rifle Pty Ltd and Six Degrees Architects as the successful proponents for the Elsternwick Rifle Range Development Project, which will include a new café for the inner south-eastern suburb of Melbourne.

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