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Fight about bus strike heats up in NSW Parliament

Fight about bus strike heats up in NSW Parliament

The NSW Transport Minister tells State Parliament he will spend the week reading out complaints he has received from Labor on buses in Sydney's inner west.

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Canberra roads to recieve $43 million upgrade: transport minister

Canberra roads will receive almost $43 million worth of upgrades in next month's ACT budget.

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Opal card fares to rise on July 3, transport Minister Andrew Constance announces

Trips on all modes of transport will rise in July unless you have a gold Opal card.

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Millions 'wasted' on Wanneroo road upgrade

Millions 'wasted' on Wanneroo road upgrade

Transport Minister Rita Saffioti says $2.3 million was wasted by the previous government on upgrading a busy northern suburbs intersection, as a new $50 million overpass will make it redundant.

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Victorian government $1.45b rail upgrade a 'Santa wish list': federal transport minister

A major regional rail overhaul promised by the state government has been derided as a "Santa wish list" by federal Transport Minister Darren Chester.

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Melbourne's all-night weekend transport to remain

The trial of late night trams, trains or buses services was due to end in June, but Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan said the Night Network would become a permanent feature of Melbourne.

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Former transport minister Paul Lucas gets key Cross River Rail job

Former Bligh government minister Paul Lucas has been handed a job overseeing the delivery of Labor's Cross River Rail project.

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Wentworth Avenue upgrades complete

Federal ACT Senator Zed Seselja and ACT transport minister Meegan Fitzharris announced the completion of upgrades to Wentworth Avenue on Wednesday.

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Free public transport offered to historic AFL Women's grand final

Free public transport offered to historic AFL Women's grand final

Trains, buses, ferries and light rail will be free in Queensland's south-east on Saturday to attract more people to the AFL Women's grand final on the Gold Coast, Transport Minister Jackie Trad says.

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Free public transport offered to 'historic' AFL Women's grand final

Free public transport offered to 'historic' AFL Women's grand final

Trains, buses, ferries and light rail will be free in Queensland's south-east on Saturday to attract more people to the AFL Women's grand final on the Gold Coast, Transport Minister Jackie Trad says.

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Man injured by detached hatch after Sydney train fire at Burwood Station

NSW Transport minister Andrew Constance has apologised to a man who was injured in a train incident on Monday afternoon.

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Ministers butt heads over greater access to Sydney Airport for regional planes

NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance has accused federal Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce of "being completely obstinate" about improving flights to regional towns.

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Revealed: Gladys Berejiklian was sent light rail cost blowout details

Premier Gladys Berejiklian was sent details of a $549 million blowout in the cost of the Sydney light rail project just weeks before, as transport minister, she issued information misleading the public about the reason for the increase.

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New QR trains order derailed by minister over design problems

New QR trains order derailed by minister over design problems

The Queensland Government halts the delivery of new trains for Queensland Rail from the manufacturer in India, because of ongoing problems with their operation, with Transport Minister Jackie Trad blaming the former government for placing the order.

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New QR trains order derailed by minister over ongoing design problems

New QR trains order derailed by minister over ongoing design problems

The Queensland Government halts the delivery of new trains for Queensland Rail from the manufacturer in India, because of ongoing problems with their operation, with Transport Minister Jackie Trad blaming the former government for placing the order.

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Decision on rail link to new Sydney airport 'many years off', Transport Minister Andrew Constance says

Transport Minister Andrew Constance says a final decision on a rail link to Sydney's planned new airport at Badgerys Creek is "many years off", and urged the federal government to consider the large cost of such transport infrastructure.

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'Desperate times': Taxi convoy heads to Bendigo for more protests

A convoy of taxis and hire car owners will drive from Airport West to Bendigo on Monday morning, to confront Victorian transport minister Jacinta Allan.

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'No-one will get in her way': Trad named Queensland Transport Minister

'No-one will get in her way': Trad named Queensland Transport Minister

Queensland's "tough as steel" Deputy Premier Jackie Trad is adding the transport portfolio to her workload, trusted by the Premier to fix the embattled Queensland Rail.

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Trad gets transport portfolio in Queensland Cabinet reshuffle

Trad gets transport portfolio in Queensland Cabinet reshuffle

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad has been named Transport Minister, in a Cabinet reshuffle sparked by the resignation of Stirling Hinchliffe.

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Mark Furner to replace Stirling Hinchliffe in cabinet

Former Queensland Senator Mark Furner will replace fallen Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe in the the Palaszczuk Government's cabinet.

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Mark Furner to replace Stirling Hinchcliffe in Queensland Cabinet

Mark Furner to replace Stirling Hinchcliffe in Queensland Cabinet

Member for Ferny Grove Mark Furner will be elevated to State Cabinet to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of former transport minister Stirling Hinchliffe.

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'Overly restrictive' work rules to change in QR overhaul: Trad

'Overly restrictive' work rules to change in QR overhaul: Trad

Workplace rules and overtime for staff will be amended as part of the overhaul of Queensland Rail to improve train services for passengers, Acting Transport Minister Jackie Trad says.

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Stirling Hinchliffe's statement: in full

Queensland Transport minister quits cabinet.

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Transport Minister quits in response to rail inquiry

Transport Minister quits in response to rail inquiry

Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe resigns in response to a damning commission of inquiry into Queensland Rail that finds complacency and "unwieldy" management led to a driver shortage and timetable failures.

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Transport Minister quits in response to QR inquiry

Transport Minister quits in response to QR inquiry

Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe resigns in response to a damning commission of inquiry into a driver shortage and timetable failures at Queensland Rail.

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Queensland Rail failures: Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe resigns

Embattled Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has resigned from his cabinet portfolio amid the long-running Queensland Rail debacle.

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Transport Minister quits in response to Queensland Rail inquiry

Transport Minister quits in response to Queensland Rail inquiry

Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe resigns in response to a damning commission of inquiry into a driver shortage and timetable failures at Queensland Rail.

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The Commonwealth Games train promise from QR to Peter Beattie

Queensland Rail and the Transport Minister have personally reassured former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie about train services for the Commonwealth Games, he says.

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Queensland Rail issues could influence voters at the next election: Hinchliffe

The ongoing Queensland Rail fiasco may become a factor at the ballot box, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has admitted.

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MH370 'highly likely' to be north of suspended search zone: ATSB

MH370 'highly likely' to be north of suspended search zone: ATSB

The head of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau says the wreckage of missing Malaysia Airlines flight is likely north of the area where the search is now suspended, but the Australian Transport Minister says no one knows for sure.

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Premier not drawn on whether timetable is Transport Minister's last chance

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has refused to guarantee Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe will keep his portfolio if the latest Queensland Rail timetable does not succeed.

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MH370 search: 'We'll just keep fighting' - victims' families condemn decision to end Indian Ocean search

Transport Minister Darren Chester says the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could be re-established but only if compelling new information came to light that pinpointed the location of the aircraft.

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Premier to seek timetable assurances from QR

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will be seeking assurances the new Queensland Rail timetable is up to scratch when she meets with Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe on Wednesday.

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Sydney faces more disruption in CBD from demolition of towers for new rail line

Transport Minister Andrew Constance has warned Sydneysiders to brace for further disruption in the central city.

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	Search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 to conclude in two weeks

Search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 to conclude in two weeks

The hunt for missing flight MH370 will end in two weeks, Malaysia's transport minister said on Friday, as relatives of passengers demanded authorities push on with the search.

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Christmas Day train cuts due to QR expecting drivers to work overtime: Minister

Christmas Day train cuts due to QR expecting drivers to work overtime: Minister

Bad planning by Queensland Rail rostering managers who expected too many crews to work on rostered days off is to blame for the Christmas Day cancellation of 235 train services, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe says.

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'We need change at QR': Hinchliffe suggests more heads will roll

'We need change at QR': Hinchliffe suggests more heads will roll

Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe gives his strongest indication yet that more heads will roll at Queensland Rail over the driver shortage, saying he believes further change in management is needed.

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Queensland Rail management needs to change, Stirling Hinchliffe says

Queensland Rail management needs to change, according to Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe.

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Brisbane train driver overtime doubles in less than two years

Brisbane train driver overtime doubles in less than two years

Overtime worked by Queensland Rail's train drivers has increased 119 per cent to 18,837 hours in October 2016, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe says.

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'Enough crew': Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe issues assurance on trains

Queensland's opposition is foreshadowing New Year's Eve commuter chaos and has again called for Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to be sacked.

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Qld LNP foreshadows NYE train chaos

Queensland's opposition is foreshadowing New Year's Eve commuter chaos and has again called for Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to be sacked.

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Brisbane trains will run on time on NYE, minister says

Brisbane trains will run on time on NYE, minister says

Queensland's Transport Minister says he has "great confidence" that train services for New Year's Eve celebrations tonight will not be disrupted, despite the cancellation of more than 200 services on Christmas Day.

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Brisbane trains: Hinchliffe 'confident' in New Year's trains

Despite the train network chaos on Christmas Day, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said he is confident crew shortages "won't be an issue that will cause cancellations" on New Year's weekend.

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Queensland Rail back on schedule after Christmas cancellations

Queensland Rail back on schedule after Christmas cancellations

Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe says train services in south-east Queensland are running as scheduled today, after 235 service cancellations on Christmas Day.

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Queensland Rail cancels 150 Christmas Day train services

Queensland Rail cancels 150 Christmas Day train services

A last-minute round of train service cancellations today prompts the State Opposition to label Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe the "grinch who stole Christmas".

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Jackie Trad warned of driver shortage and cancellations in October 2015

Former transport minister Jackie Trad was warned of a looming driver shortage 12 months before a crunch caused hundreds of cancellations following the opening of the Redcliffe Peninsula Line.

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Brisbane transport: Fairer Fares package rolls out to commuters ahead of schedule

On December 15, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe announced the new fare structure would start earlier than expected.

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Queensland Rail fails could become state election issue

Repeated Queensland Rail fails will likely influence how people vote at the next state election, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has admitted.

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QR under fire for laughing emoji tweet during another 'rail fail'

QR under fire for laughing emoji tweet during another 'rail fail'

Hour-long train delays, communication issues and a laughing emoji sees Queensland Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe once again apologising to rail commuters for disruptions to services.

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Queensland Rail under fire for tweeting laughing emoji during another 'rail fail'

Queensland Rail under fire for tweeting laughing emoji during another 'rail fail'

Hour-long train delays, communication issues and a laughing emoji sees Queensland Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe once again apologising to rail commuters for disruptions to services.

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