Monthly Archives: May 2019

Labor pledges $500,000 to investigate Wollert rail link

Northern Star Weekly 14 May 2019 Laura Michell A rail line to Wollert could become a reality if Labor wins Saturday’s federal election. Labor’s Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development spokesman Anthony Albanese has announced that a Shorten Government will provide $500,000 towards a feasibility study for a train line to Wollert. Whittlesea council and residents of Wollert and Epping … > More

Posted in Community News, Media- Transport |

Rail push for Wollert

Northern Star Weekly 7 May 2019 Laura Michell Whittlesea council is ramping up its campaign for a train line to Wollert by calling for federal funding. Wollert and Epping North residents have long been calling for rail to be extended to Wollert, with commuters forced to travel to nearby stations or drive to work each day. Residents frequently report two-hour … > More

Posted in Community News, Media- Transport |

Design released for Epping Road revamp

Northern Star Weekly 7 May 2019 Laura Michell Extra lanes, additional traffic lights and new U-turns will be added to Epping Road as part of upgrades between Craigieburn Road East and Memorial Avenue. The revamp is part of the state government’s northern and south-eastern road upgrades package, under which $2.2 billion will be spent improving arterial roads in growth areas. … > More

Posted in Community News, Media- Transport |

Traffic time battle for Epping North residents

North Central Review 30 April 2019 Evelyn Leckie EPPING resident Priyam Shah spends 15 hours a week sitting in traffic congestion.He is one of many City of Whittlesea residents losing out on family time, social activities and the chance to exercise due to long commutes to and from work – and City of Whittlesea are petitioning for this to change. … > More

Posted in Community News, Media - Public Transport |

Epping North Transport and Wollert Rail

Aurora Community Association Website 6 May 2019 Tony Francis This post links to a PDF file which presents in a more readable format a case for improved Epping North transport and for building an extended rail line to Epping North and Wollert. The file started life in 2011 as a submission on outer suburban infrastructure that went to the Outer … > More

Posted in Community News, Media- Transport |

ACA Infrastructure Submission Updated

Epping North Transport Submission on Outer Suburban Melbourne Infrastructure V2

Posted in Media- Transport |