Passengers landing at Melbourne Airport will be able to take trains to the heart of the CBD every 10 minutes once the Melbourne Airport Rail Link is completed in 2029, governments say.
- Passengers along the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines will be able to ride to the airport without changing trains
- An exchange at Sunshine will connect Geelong passengers in an hour, Ballarat in 90 minutes and Bendigo in two hours
- The travel time between Traralgon and Melbourne Airport is estimated to be three hours
The Victorian Government and Federal Government have each committed $5 billion to the project, which Prime Minister Scott Morrison said would begin construction in 2022 and support up to 8,000 jobs.
In an announcement highlighting the…