The Federal Government will invest $2 billion towards a fast rail between Geelong and Melbourne as part of its Plan for Australia’s Future Population, cutting the 80km journey in half to 32 minutes.
A new CSIRO study on the effects of Inland Rail has identified potential economic savings and road-to-rail modal shifts.
The Melbourne Airport Rail Link (MARL) is one step closer with the Victorian and Federal Governments formally signing off on the project.
The federal government has committed to the development of a metro rail line to Western Sydney International Airport before its opening in 2026.
Recruitment is underway for six trainee drivers to operate the tunnel boring machines that will dig the Metro Tunnel.