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1970s, 80s and 90s

We will gradually be putting older editions of TTA/PTUA news online.

1980s:

  • November 1989 — includes Transport In Crisis event, AGM report, Greenhouse action plan
  • September 1989 — includes notice of AGM, State budget, traffic congestion
  • May 1989 — includes Upfield line, bicycles, light rail, PTUA patrons
  • February 1988 — includes St Kilda lightrail, strikes
  • September 1987 — includes St Kilda lightrail, strikes, PTUA president’s annual report
  • May 1987 — includes St Kilda and Port Melbourne lightrail, noise levels on trains
  • December 1986 — includes the new Domain Interchange, and a reprint of the very first TTA newsletter
  • October 1986 — William Street tram changes, comparison of rail transport statistics across Australia
  • April 1985 — New minister: Tom Roper, RMIT transport seminar, Discounted tickets, Overseas developments
  • January 1985 — Box Hill Central opens, Leongatha and Stony Point trains return
  • March 1984 — Grain freight, interstate train fares, Sydney vs Melbourne train fares, organisation name polling results
  • June 1982 — includes new authorities to run public transport, proposed CBD traffic plan, suburban fleet problems
  • April 1982 — includes Election wrapup, TTA platform: “Transport for the 80s”, XPT launch
  • February 1982 — includes State election, TTA proposals for public transport, bike facilities
  • December 1981 — includes Free travel Sundays, car rego vs train fares 1966-1981
  • August 1981 — includes annual reports 1980-81, country rail “New Deal”
  • October 1981 — includes fare rises, railway lines closed, new trains
  • June 1981 Annual General Meeting — President and Secretaries reports
  • June 1981 — includes a look at the RACV, City Loop costs grow, proposal for Altona to Laverton train line
  • December 1980 — includes City Loop, Lonie Report, rail fares comparison, TTA plan for better public transport
  • September 1980 — includes AGM report, Victorian Transport Study (Lonie Report)

1970s:

  • October 1979 — Trains the solution to oil crisis, Vicrail not safe, Healesville line

(Note that where home phone numbers of committee members were listed, these have been edited out.)

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