Category: Melbourne west

  • Commuters welcome extra trains, but more needed for west

    The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has welcomed the government’s commitment to expand the train fleet and redevelop Footscray station, but noted more needed to be done to help western suburbs commuters.

  • New services fail to ease crush

    The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called for an immediate frequency upgrade of train services on the Werribee line to help ease severe overcrowding and congestion on roads. PTUA spokesman Christopher Trikilis called on the Government to ‘stand up and deliver’ for passengers on the busy Werribee rail line and help improve severe overcrowding…

  • Expensive third track costs Altona duplication

    The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has slammed plans by the State Government to spend over $1 billion building a third track on the Dandenong train line — which will be at the expense of projects such as the Altona loop duplication, benefiting the entire Western suburbs, and other projects in the upcoming “Transport and…