Hume Council gets behind community campaign to upgrade the Upfieldline

Hume Council joined Moreland Council on Monday night (12 August, 2019) in supporting the Upfield Transport Alliance community campaign to upgrade the Upfield Line. At the Council meetings, Cr Jodi Jackson moved a motion in General Business for Hume City Council to support the Upfield Transport Alliance #Upfieldline campaign for track duplication and extension to … Continue reading Hume Council gets behind community campaign to upgrade the Upfieldline

Moreland Council adopts Transport Advocacy Plan

At the Moreland City Council meeting on 12 June 2019 the Transport Advocacy Plan was adopted. The plan highlighted the problem of short shunting, given the service frequency is 18 minutes peak, and 20 minutes standard on the line. "Another issue is short shunting of trains, particularly on the Upfield line, which was the seventh … Continue reading Moreland Council adopts Transport Advocacy Plan

Moreland Council supports community campaign to upgrade the Upfield line

At the Moreland Council meeting on 13 March 2019, support was given by the council to the Community campaign of the Upfield Transport Alliance. Local Coburg resident Meghan Street asked a question of council during question time regarding Better Service on the Upfield Line The resident asked: "What action is the Council taking in supporting … Continue reading Moreland Council supports community campaign to upgrade the Upfield line

Moreland Council investigates short shunting at Coburg, calls for early upgrade to Upfield line

Moreland Council in July 2018 considered a report on early termination of train services at Coburg (Short shunting) and resolved the importance of "early adoption of the Upfield Rail Line duplication/extension project, as described in the Victorian Rail Network Development Plan, as part of any advocacy actions developed as part of the new Moreland Integrated … Continue reading Moreland Council investigates short shunting at Coburg, calls for early upgrade to Upfield line