Merlynston action for more trains on the Upfield Line

Sick of our underserviced, overcrowded trains? Get ready for our next action to promote more trains on the Upfield line! This time it's in Merlynston at Bain Reserve. More details to come but note it in your diary. This event is family friendly and we encourage you to bring along the kids! When: Saturday, August … Continue reading Merlynston action for more trains on the Upfield Line

Do Track duplication at same time as Coburg Level Crossing Removals

The Premier today announced that four level crossings on the Upfield line will be removed and replaced with elevated rail (Skyrail) with work starting later in 2019 and the boom gates due to be removed in 2020. The level crossings of Bell Street, Munro Street, Reynard Street, and Moreland Road will all be removed as … Continue reading Do Track duplication at same time as Coburg Level Crossing Removals

Duplicate the Upfield Line needs to be a priority says Fawkner Rally

From the youngest speaker to the oldest the ask was made very clear at a rally in Fawkner on Saturday: duplicate the Upfield line, improve public transport for the North. "It's the community who benefits from the duplication of the Upfield line and the community who will win the campaign to duplicate it now." The … Continue reading Duplicate the Upfield Line needs to be a priority says Fawkner Rally

Support for Upgrade Upfield campaign at Sydney Road Street Party

Our stall at the Sydney Road Street Party proved very popular. Many people expressed interest in our campaign to improve the Upfield train service, and signed our paper petition to upgrade the Upfield line and duplicate the track from Gowrie to Upfield. People were really attracted to the idea of 10-minute trains on the Upfield … Continue reading Support for Upgrade Upfield campaign at Sydney Road Street Party

Upcoming events

Sunday March 3rd 2019: Pop by the Upfield Transport Alliance stall at the Sydney Road Street Party on March 3rd in Brunswick to learn more about the campaign, our concerns and how you can help to spread the word. Saturday March 16th 2019: Community Rally to call for duplication of the Upfield Line. Wherever you … Continue reading Upcoming events

The Journey Begins

The Upfield Transport Alliance was initiated from a meeting of community groups and individuals along the Upfield line from Parkville to Craigieburn. The initial meeting to discuss campaigning for upgrade of the Upfield Line was held at Fawkner on 30 September 2018. The 15 people present represented groups from Brunswick, Coburg, Fawkner, Broadmeadows and Craigieburn. … Continue reading The Journey Begins