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Is an airport train to the CBD the whole story?

Is an airport train to the CBD the whole story?

Alan DaviesMay 16, 201711 Comments

The Victorian and Federal governments have different strategies for Melbourne Airport rail but there's a lot more to the transport task at Tullamarine than a train to the CBD

Does Sydney Airport really charge train travellers too much?

Does Sydney Airport really charge train travellers too much?

Alan DaviesApr 19, 20174 Comments

The assertion that rail travellers pay a $7.96 access fee to Sydney Airport on top of the Opal fare is wrong and lets the NSW Government off the hook

What's Turnbull's airport rail adventure all about?

What's Turnbull's airport rail adventure all about?

Alan DaviesApr 10, 201715 Comments

The funding the Turnbull Government says it will provide to Victoria in next month’s budget for a rail line from the CBD to Melbourne Airport is about politics, not good policy

What's the future for Essendon Airport?

What's the future for Essendon Airport?

Alan DaviesFeb 22, 201711 Comments

It didn't take long for the blame game to emerge following yesterday's tragedy at Essendon, but it's better to find out what really happened and why before making policy

Should Melbourne airport rail be put on the front-burner?

Should Melbourne airport rail be put on the front-burner?

Alan DaviesDec 7, 20166 Comments

Melbourne Airport is "begging" for a rail line to the airport asap; Infrastructure Victoria says not just yet. More effort needs to be put into being ready to go when necessary

Is Fairfax off-track (again) on Melbourne airport rail?

Is Fairfax off-track (again) on Melbourne airport rail?

Alan DaviesOct 10, 20166 Comments

It's only been a week, but The Sunday Age was back again yesterday with another fabulously titillating invention about a rail line to Melbourne Airport

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Is this "secret" report on airport rail newsworthy?

Alan DaviesOct 3, 20169 Comments

Another Sunday, another manufactured controversy by Fairfax, this time around a "secret" report on Melbourne airport rail from "a high-powered group of advisers"

Should Melbourne Airport rail be an election issue?

Should Melbourne Airport rail be an election issue?

Alan DaviesJun 14, 20167 Comments

The Greens election promises include $1 Billion to build a rail line to Melbourne Airport. Probably good politics but it's doubtful such an evidence-free promise is good policy

Is it high time Melbourne got a rail line to the airport?

Is it high time Melbourne got a rail line to the airport?

Alan DaviesNov 16, 201515 Comments

64 of the world's busiest airports are served by heavy or light rail but Melbourne Airport, which ranks 50th, isn't. Wisely, the Victorian Government has no plans to build a rail line yet

Will Infrastructure Victoria improve the standard of political promises?

Will Infrastructure Victoria improve the standard of political promises?

Alan DaviesAug 5, 20153 Comments

Victoria's Opposition reckons the lack of a rail line to Melbourne Airport is a major and pressing problem for the city. Evaluating claims like this must be a key role of Infrastructure Victoria

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