Alan DaviesApr 14, 20166 Comments
Fairfax ran an article on High Speed Rail yesterday that shouldn’t have survived even a basic credibility test. It's as if all those who used to do the sub-editing have been 'let go'
Alan DaviesApr 12, 20169 Comments
The Prime Minister's embrace of east coast High Speed Rail and his spinning of value capture removes any doubt he's just as cynical and opportunistic as Labor and the Greens
Alan DaviesMar 15, 201627 Comments
East Coast High Speed Rail is the boondoggle that just won't go away. Yet gunzels, rent-seekers and progressives stand side-by-side in wanting to squander $100 Billion on this folly
Alan DaviesApr 23, 20147 Comments
Guest writer Gerard Drew from BZE explains the reasoning behind the organisation's contention that east coast High Speed Rail line would cover its operating and capital costs
Alan DaviesApr 15, 201412 Comments
A new report contends an 1800 km Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne High Speed Rail line could be operating in 10 years. Moreover it would cover all its operating and capital costs. Fact or fiction?
Alan DaviesAug 28, 201315 Comments
Kevin Rudd is the first Australian Prime Minister to commit to High Speed Rail but it's no more sensible an idea for this country now than it was when first proposed by the CSIRO 30 years ago
Alan DaviesAug 8, 201337 Comments
The Greens want to accelerate construction of High Speed Rail between Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Many progressives take it as given that HSR is obviously a good thing, but is it?
Alan DaviesApr 15, 201313 Comments
The Federal Government’s new report on High Speed Rail says it won't reduce greenhouse emissions in the east coast corridor relative to the Base Case. In fact it concludes it will actually increase them!
Alan DaviesApr 12, 201315 Comments
Australians love the idea of high speed rail but the report released yesterday for public consultation by the federal government shows it would be a very poor way of spending public money
Alan DaviesDec 19, 201217 Comments
Taking growth pressures off the city fringe while simultaneously developing the regions is one of the key arguments used to support proposals for a High Speed Rail network on Australia’s east coast. But is it a cost-effective way of doing either?