Airport Rail Link

Do you want a train station to service Airport West and Keilor East? Us too! That's why we're advocating for one.

HOW YOU CAN GET ON BOARD:

Keen to show your support for a station at Airport West? There's a number of ways you can join the campaign.

  • Get your own yard sign or poster. Want to tell the whole neighbourhood that you support a station at Airport West? We're happy to bring you your own yard sign or poster! Contact Meghan at mhopper@mvcc.vic.gov.au or 9243 1127 to register your request.

  • Register to show your support for a station at Airport West. Subscribe to our campaign at the top right of this page, and your support will help demonstrate to politicians the need for a station at Airport West. We’ll also keep you up-to-date as the campaign progresses.

  • Tell us how you would use a station at Airport West. Leave a comment below to share your story about why a new train station at Airport West is important to you.

  • Vote in our quick poll. Click on the 'Quick Poll' tab below to show your support for a station at Airport West and have your voice heard.

There's also a Change.org petition which has been started by a member of the community - you can join the more than 700 signatures to date here.


WHAT WE'RE ASKING FOR

The State and Federal Governments have each committed $5 billion to build an Airport Rail Link that will travel through Melbourne’s West.

The Victorian Government has also committed to delivering a $50 billion Suburban Rail Loop, linking Melbourne's suburbs from East to North, to West. The project includes a number of new stations earmarked for Melbourne's South and East.

Moonee Valley City Council strongly supports the Airport Rail Link. We have spoken out in favour of an Airport Rail Link in Council’s Integrated Transport Plan and Advocacy Strategy, as well as in the media.

But with the route set to travel through Airport West, we think it's a perfect opportunity to address a longstanding rail transport black hole.

That’s why we’re advocating for a train station at Airport West as part of the Airport Rail Link and Suburban Rail Loop.


WHY IT'S NEEDED

Did you know:

  • 7,564 people live in Airport West, with a further 14,514 people residing in neighbouring Keilor East
  • Close to 12,000 people work in Essendon Fields and Airport West, with that number projected to grow to over 27,000 in the coming years
  • 8.4% of Melbourne Airport staff reside in Moonee Valley
  • Just 9% of Airport West residents currently travel by train to work.

A new station at Airport West would connect our area to the rail transport network, ease congestion, help local business to thrive and make it easier for residents to get around.

Are you ready to get on board at Airport West?


Do you want a train station to service Airport West and Keilor East? Us too! That's why we're advocating for one.

HOW YOU CAN GET ON BOARD:

Keen to show your support for a station at Airport West? There's a number of ways you can join the campaign.

  • Get your own yard sign or poster. Want to tell the whole neighbourhood that you support a station at Airport West? We're happy to bring you your own yard sign or poster! Contact Meghan at mhopper@mvcc.vic.gov.au or 9243 1127 to register your request.

  • Register to show your support for a station at Airport West. Subscribe to our campaign at the top right of this page, and your support will help demonstrate to politicians the need for a station at Airport West. We’ll also keep you up-to-date as the campaign progresses.

  • Tell us how you would use a station at Airport West. Leave a comment below to share your story about why a new train station at Airport West is important to you.

  • Vote in our quick poll. Click on the 'Quick Poll' tab below to show your support for a station at Airport West and have your voice heard.

There's also a Change.org petition which has been started by a member of the community - you can join the more than 700 signatures to date here.


WHAT WE'RE ASKING FOR

The State and Federal Governments have each committed $5 billion to build an Airport Rail Link that will travel through Melbourne’s West.

The Victorian Government has also committed to delivering a $50 billion Suburban Rail Loop, linking Melbourne's suburbs from East to North, to West. The project includes a number of new stations earmarked for Melbourne's South and East.

Moonee Valley City Council strongly supports the Airport Rail Link. We have spoken out in favour of an Airport Rail Link in Council’s Integrated Transport Plan and Advocacy Strategy, as well as in the media.

But with the route set to travel through Airport West, we think it's a perfect opportunity to address a longstanding rail transport black hole.

That’s why we’re advocating for a train station at Airport West as part of the Airport Rail Link and Suburban Rail Loop.


WHY IT'S NEEDED

Did you know:

  • 7,564 people live in Airport West, with a further 14,514 people residing in neighbouring Keilor East
  • Close to 12,000 people work in Essendon Fields and Airport West, with that number projected to grow to over 27,000 in the coming years
  • 8.4% of Melbourne Airport staff reside in Moonee Valley
  • Just 9% of Airport West residents currently travel by train to work.

A new station at Airport West would connect our area to the rail transport network, ease congestion, help local business to thrive and make it easier for residents to get around.

Are you ready to get on board at Airport West?


Do you support a station at Airport West?

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