The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called for the immediate duplication of single track sections on the Lilydale line, along with service upgrades.
“We’ve seen no major timetable changes or upgrades on our line since the Kennett era and it’s now time for action,” said Jeremy Lunn, the PTUA’s Outer-East Convenor. “The existing timetables are way out of date, too infrequent and don’t meet the expectations of the public.” Continue reading Get on track Brumby and upgrade Lilydale line.→
After years of government inaction, the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called for the immediate overhaul of train services in Melbourne’s east. Under this move, train services would be upgraded on the Belgrave, Lilydale, Glen Waverley and Alamein lines.
The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has renewed calls for the immediate construction of the Rowville Railway line, describing the route 900 Wellington Road SmartBus as inadequate.
“Bus services just cannot be compared with trains,”Â said Jeremy Lunn, the PTUA’s Outer-East Convenor. “The bus crawls along at bicycle pace resulting in travel times of over an hour to reach the city in peak times”Â.
The Rowville railway line would offer commuters a much quicker journey, reducing travel times to the city to as little as 30 minutes. Trains would also provide much greater capacity, as a single train can carry the equivalent of 20 buses or 800 car trips. Continue reading Bus as slow as bicycle – Rowville train needed→
The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has called for the immediate installation of toilet facilities to be installed at Box Hill railway station, the only Premium Station in Melbourne without any toilet facilities.
“Commuters have to go out of their way on a stroll through the shopping centre to find a toilet,” said Jeremy Lunn, the PTUA’s Outer-East Convenor. “For such a busy station this is a joke. It’s a disgrace and something has to be done.” Continue reading Box Hill Commuters ‘hold on’ for Toilets→
The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) has launched a petition demanding an end to inadequate bus services along Canterbury Road and calling for a new ‘SmartBus’ service operating between Box Hill and Ringwood serving commuters, business and the community.
“The bureaucrats and the Brumby Government are just not paying attention to the needs of the traveling public, and that has to change,” said Jeremy Lunn Outer-East Convenor. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Canterbury Road is a major road and deserves a proper service.Ã¢â‚¬Â Continue reading Petition to end bus drought→
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