Andrews admits Metro upgrades to outer west at least six years away


The plan said electrification was the “next step” in building Victoria’s future rail network and would “give Melbourne’s growing suburbs frequent high-capacity services on the metro network, and return regional rail lines to regional passenger”.

The mayors of Melton and Wyndham told The Age last month they feared electrification plans had been put on ice, while their communities experienced some of the fastest population growth in the country.

Premier Daniel Andrews and his deputy, Jacinta Allan.Credit:Andrew Henshaw

On Sunday, Labor also promised $200 million to build a new…



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