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City plan boost

By Jackson Russell A hospital and intermodal freight terminal in Beveridge, extension of the metropolitan train line to Wollert and a ‘21st century food cluster’ at Epping are highlights of a new plan to drive...

New signs aim to boost road safety

Electronic signs to slow down traffic on the Hume Freeway near a Tallarook intersection will be introduced as a safety measure. The signs will alert motorists travelling on the freeway to reduce their speed by...

Broadford’s future plan

A vision for the growth and planning of Broadford over the next 20 years is a step closer with the draft Broadford Structure Plan out for public consultation. Broadford is the last major township in...

Major projects plan

By Jackson Russell A hospital and intermodal freight terminal in Beveridge and the extension of the metropolitan train line to Wallan are highlights of a new plan to drive investment into Melbourne’s north. The North and...

Safety boost for Hume Freeway

Electronic signs to slow down traffic on the Hume Freeway near a Tallarook intersection will be introduced as a safety measure. The signs will alert motorists travelling on the freeway to reduce their speed by...

Finally funded!

By Jackson Russell Wallan’s much-needed Hume Freeway diamond interchange has been green-lit after the Federal Government announced it will fully fund $50 million for the long-awaited project. The upgrade will create south-facing ramps on and off...

Appeal for crash witnesses

GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol members are appealing for witnesses of a serious crash in Doreen last week to come forward. A Doreen man, 49, was taken by air ambulance to hospital on Monday last week after...

Report finds speed a factor in train derailment

By Steph McNicol A PRELIMINARY report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau revealed the Melbourne-bound XPT train was travelling at more than 100km/h in a 15km/h zone when it derailed near Wallan on February 20. The...

Copper wire theft causes boom gate malfunction

By Steph McNicol The theft of copper wire from train line infrastructure is causing boom gates to malfunction, causing serious safety issues for transport users. Teresa Bisignano, of Wallan, has expressed her concerns after a near-miss...

Rail line clash

By Evelyn Leckie SHADOW Minister for Regional Public Transport Steph Ryan has called for the State Government to fix a broken signalling system between the Seymour and Craigieburn rail service. Ms Ryan said it had been...