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Stage 2 of O’Herns Road upgrade on Hume Freeway complete

Upgrades to the Hume Freeway at O'Herns Road are now complete with new lanes, upgraded intersections and a new freeway interchange open to traffic from today. Stage 2 of the O’Herns Road Upgrade includes a...

MP Steph Ryan pushes again for Seymour signalling upgrades, criticising city focus

SEYMOUR railway line has been overlooked by State Government funding, with state-of-the-art signalling on the cards for Melbourne railway lines but not for Seymour’s outdated double line block system. Member of Euroa and Shadow Minister...

Wandong resident’s frustration at Inland Rail works: “Absolutely nothing in it for us”

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk A Wandong resident who will have part of his land compulsorily acquired by the Inland Rail Project is frustrated about the potential disruptions the works could have on the town. David Moran, president...

New sweeping plan for Mitchell roads, council responsibility and maintenance standards

MITCHELL Shire Council has adopted a new road management plan, outlining maintenance standards and council responsibilities for roads across the municipality. At last month’s council meeting, councillors voted unanimously to adopt the new plan, which...

Call for signalling upgrades on Seymour line after collision scare

Shadow Minister for Regional Public Transport and Member for Euroa Steph Ryan says the signalling on the Seymour train line needs fixing urgently. Ms Ryan said signalling on the Seymour line had been an issue...

Report into fatal Wallan train derailment finds line signalling was disrupted

By Colin MacGillivray The region’s leaders have expressed hope a final report into a 2020 train derailment near Wallan that killed two people and seriously injured eight others will shed light on the cause of...

Federal Government’s “fluff and puffery” around Beveridge Freight Terminal criticised

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire leaders are calling for detailed plans for the Beveridge Intermodal Freight Terminal after the Federal Government dangled a $2 billion carrot for the project in last week’s budget. The proposed site...

Wallan, Donnybrook station upgrades complete; questions about ticket prices

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk New facilities at Wallan and Donnybrook train stations are now complete. Wallan’s indoor waiting area on platform one, city-bound, has been extended and renovated, with new toilets and baby change areas and a...

Roadwork blitz in Wallan, Tooborac school upgrades near completion

SEVERAL major council road and beautification works across Mitchell Shire are underway or have recently been completed. Works on Windham Street, Wallan, between William and King streets, have commenced with the aim of transforming the...

Station parking upgrade

Riddells Creek and Kyneton train stations will have new car parking built, while Gisborne station will be upgraded to improve passenger experience. The State Government projects will also deliver additional accessible car parks, bicycle parking...