Almost a million dollars in planning funding is set to be locked in following formal approval on enhancing the capacity and efficiency of freight rail from the Goulburn Valley.
A new $16 million tunnelling centre will open in Melbourne to give thousands of workers the skills necessary for upcoming transport projects, including the Suburban Rail Loop.
The Victorian Government has announced plans to build what is is calling the “biggest transport project in Australian history”, a $50 billion underground rail loop to connect Melbourne’s suburbs and link the city’s train lines.
Melbourne’s rail network has been extended by eight kilometres through the $600 million rail extension to Mernda, six months ahead of schedule.
Work has begun on upgrading 12 level crossings on the Warrnambool rail line as part of the $114 million Warrnambool Rail Line Upgrade project.