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Has Sydney's existing airport train found its Waterloo?

Has Sydney's existing airport train found its Waterloo?

Ben SandilandsSep 16, 20167 Comments

Almost as an aside an options paper for new rail links to Sydney's 2nd airport makes a startling proposal for fixing the problems with the trains that stop at its current single airport

PM advances Badgerys Creek Airport rail link to opening day

PM advances Badgerys Creek Airport rail link to opening day

Ben SandilandsMar 11, 201633 Comments

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's announcing that the Sydney West airport at Badgerys Creek will be rail ready on its opening is a signal that public transport is one of his policy

Maybe the PM should talk to his deputy about Sydney West rail?

Maybe the PM should talk to his deputy about Sydney West rail?

Ben SandilandsOct 19, 201523 Comments

Perhaps the PM for Rail, Malcolm Turnbull, should have tea and biscuits with his recidivist deputy Warren Truss after the Infrastructure Minister's vaguely disconnected references t

Sydney's new airport to take all sized jets from Day One

Sydney's new airport to take all sized jets from Day One

Ben SandilandsOct 19, 201539 Comments

Sydney West airport, expected to open by around 2025 at the Badgerys Creek site, will have an initial 3700 metre runway able to take all normal operations by any sized jet from Day

Does Labor really want a jet curfew at Sydney's new airport?

Ben SandilandsJun 12, 201512 Comments

Federal Labor’s spokesperson on transport, infrastructure and tourism Anthony Albanese, has taken issue with tweets made today by Plane Talking about his opposition to the ne

Second Sydney Airport discussions fail to mention bank fees

Second Sydney Airport discussions fail to mention bank fees

Ben SandilandsMay 2, 201510 Comments

The one thing that could seriously damage a second Sydney Airport, and new and improved road and rail links, wasn't discussed at the recent talk fest about how good that project wil

Sydney 2nd airport curfew row started with campaign brain fade

Sydney 2nd airport curfew row started with campaign brain fade

Ben SandilandsApr 16, 201514 Comments

The current row over a

Labor kicks massive own goal over 2nd Sydney Airport

Labor kicks massive own goal over 2nd Sydney Airport

Ben SandilandsMar 13, 201514 Comments

It didn't take long this morning for the wings to fall off Labor's efforts to score state election points with its support for the second Sydney Airport project at Badgerys Creek in

Why a 2nd Sydney Airport has nothing to do with Blue Mountains heritage status

Why a 2nd Sydney Airport has nothing to do with Blue Mountains heritage status

Ben SandilandsJan 4, 201515 Comments

Editorial The media silly season has finally arrived with the

Sydney's 2nd Airport to be big jet capable from Day 1

Sydney's 2nd Airport to be big jet capable from Day 1

Ben SandilandsDec 5, 201426 Comments

That is, on a bad day, and the bad days are starting to outnumber the good days for long suffering Sydney commuters, whether they are trying to get to the current airport, or simply

Should Sydney's 2nd Airport celebrate Lawrence Hargrave?

Should Sydney's 2nd Airport celebrate Lawrence Hargrave?

Ben SandilandsNov 10, 201424 Comments

Should Sydney's second major airport be named after one of the great unsung heroes of Australian, indeed, world aviation, the modest but far sighted box kite and curved airfoil inno

Sydney's 2nd airport ownership raises competition concerns

Sydney's 2nd airport ownership raises competition concerns

Ben SandilandsJun 23, 20148 Comments

The damage that could be done to the NSW economy by allowing the new 2nd airport to be built at Badgerys Creek to be owned by the interests that own the existing Sydney Airport have

Badgerys Creek: How it can make huge sums for airlines

Badgerys Creek: How it can make huge sums for airlines

Ben SandilandsApr 17, 2014103 Comments

The Coalition government's description of Badgerys Creek beginning as a modest western Sydney airport may be rapidly overtaken by the much more lucrative ambitions of the airlines t

Badgerys Creek roads to cost more than stage 1 of 2nd Sydney Airport

Ben SandilandsApr 16, 201438 Comments

Somewhat overshadowed by the resignation of NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell this morning Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced

Badgerys Creek: A modest start and no forced flight transfers

Badgerys Creek: A modest start and no forced flight transfers

Ben SandilandsApr 15, 201432 Comments

Sydney's second airport at Badgerys Creek will start out as a single runway facility with a modest terminal, but no curfew, and no forced tranfers of flights there from existing ser

Badgerys Creek to be named 2nd Sydney Airport today (again)

Badgerys Creek to be named 2nd Sydney Airport today (again)

Ben SandilandsApr 15, 201424 Comments

In a universal exclusive the papers are announcing that Cabinet will today agree that Badgerys Creek will be the site of a 2nd Sydney Airport. This time they may be right.

Labor makes curfew a condition for 2nd Sydney Airport

Ben SandilandsFeb 15, 201417 Comments

A report that the Labor leader

Second Sydney Airport 'hopelessly unaffordable'?

Ben SandilandsFeb 6, 201415 Comments

A critique of the 'woe is us' attitude to a Sydney West airport, and new Australian transport infrastructure in general.

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