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Train signalling upgrades, electric buses on the agenda for Seymour

By Colin MacGillivray Train signalling upgrades and the announcement of Seymour as a trial centre for Victoria’s promised zero-emissions bus fleet were on the agenda during state Minister for Public Transport and Roads Ben Carroll’s...

Coaches to replace trains on Seymour and Shepparton lines

Coaches will replace trains on the Seymour and Shepparton lines for the entire journey until Sunday, May 8. The trains are unable to run due to V/Line maintenance and infrastructure upgrades. Coaches will replace trains between...

Report into Mangalore air crash released

THE Australian Transport Safety Bureau, ATSB, has concluded its investigation into a mid-air collision between two aircraft at Mangalore, north of Seymour, that killed four pilots. The ATSB released its final report on the February...

Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, Camerons Lane interchange funded in Federal Budget

By Colin MacGillivray LIBERAL candidate for McEwen Richard Welch has hailed a $1.9 billion Federal Government commitment to build a Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, BIFT, and Hume Freeway interchange at Camerons Lane as a ‘once-in-a-generation...

Tallarook crash: truck driver airlifted

A 54-YEAR-OLD man was flown to hospital after the truck he was driving rolled over on the Hume Freeway near Tallarook in the early hours of Friday morning. Emergency services responded to reports of a...

Hume Freeway truck fire causes explosions heard across Broadford

MORE than 20 Country Fire Authority, CFA, vehicles fought a fire on the Hume Freeway at Broadford for several hours last night after a truck ignited, spilling oil across the road. The CFA was notified...

Plans to revitalise northern Victoria rail

By Colin MacGillivray GREATER capacity and consistency for rail services in northern Victoria are among the expected benefits of a rail project funded by the Federal Government. Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell welcomed the government’s announcement...

Kilmore bypass part of Mitchell Shire agenda

WITH the state election less than a year away, Mitchell Shire councillors have resolved to redouble advocacy efforts to progress the Kilmore bypass project. At council’s November meeting, councillors noted the lack of progress on...

Hume Freeway closed at Broadford-Wandong Road

City-bound lanes of the Hume Freeway are closed at Clonbinane due to a car fire. Motorists can exit the freeway at Broadford-Wandong Road and re-join the freeway via Wandong Road. South-bound traffic is banked up on...

Broadford Railway Station upgrades underway

WORKS are underway at the Broadford Railway Station to improve travel experience for passengers and make the precinct more inviting, comfortable, and accessible. Seven workers will be on site over the coming weeks to upgrade...