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Fire reignites wire barrier debate

SAFETY concerns about wire-rope barriers have been reignited by a witness of the Hume Freeway near Clonbinane fires earlier this month. The witness called into 3AW radio station saying they had seen the incident unfold...

New shuttle service for Broadford

A Broadford resident has taken the town’s lack of public transport into his own hands, starting an on-demand bus service to take people to and from Broadford’s hotels and clubs. Greg Dulhunty bought a mini...

Negligent driving takes its toll

By Steph McNicol The Transport Accident Commission is again warning motorists of the dangers of using mobile phones while driving, in light of the state’s rising road toll. A simple glance at...

Tram collection derailed at Bylands

By Jackson Russell The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria is concerned it could lose the world’s only complete collection of W-Class trams if it’s unable to renegotiate an almost 25-year old agreement...

Transport boost for Wollert

A NEW school bus service and an extension to a current route has been added for Wollert residents. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny announced that Route 357 would be extended to run...

Creek crossing green light

By Jackson Russell TWO pedestrian bridges are set to be built across the Kilmore Creek on either side of the Northern Highway to improve safety of pedestrians at the...

Hospital takes over community bus

Mitchell Shire’s community bus will now be administered by The Kilmore and District Hospital with the aim to be used on a more regualr basis.The Kilmore and Wallan branches of Bendigo Bank...

One million passengers through Mernda Station

MORE than one million passengers have used the Mernda Rail line in the nine months since the extension opening. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne met with Member...

3000 trees face axe

THREE thousand gumtrees, some of which are up to 500 years old, face clearing as part of next stage of duplicating Yan Yean Road. With stage two of...

Interchange promise

The Labor Party has committed a $23 million promise to construct a Hume Freeway-Watson Street interchange in Wallan should it be elected at the federal election on May 18.