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Victorian transport plan revealed

December 4, 2008 19 Comments

An expansion of Victoria’s rail network and the go-ahead for new roads have been announced as the key elements of the State Government’s transport blueprint. According to The Age, The Age believes Premier John Brumby will announce a “metro-style” rail tunnel from the western suburbs to the south-east, a new rail link to free-up the
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Mega-trucks plan

August 28, 2008 1 Comment

Massive B-triple trucks eight times the length of a family car would be allowed to run on CityLink and many other main commuter routes, under a secret Department of Transport plan leaked to the State Opposition. The leaked document shows the routes B-triples (prime movers towing three trailers that can weigh up to 82 tonnes
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Footscray locals get involved

July 8, 2008 13 Comments

Whilst long overdue, some residents of Footscray have entered the truck debate. After speaking to members of MTAG who live in Footscray and Seddon, this is their response to the situation: “(The people in Footscray) closely associate MTAG with Yarraville and are perhaps unsure about its motives when to them, it looks like through their
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