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What’s the problem airport rail would solve?

What’s the problem airport rail would solve?

Alan Davies October 31, 2017 33 Comments

There needs to be a clear and focused justification for spending billions of dollars on building a rail line from the CBD to Melbourne Airport

Is subsidising airport rail fares the way to go?

Is subsidising airport rail fares the way to go?

Alan Davies September 27, 2017 16 Comments

The fare travellers will pay - whether less than $5 or more than $25 - is a key issue in planning for a mass transit connection between Melbourne Airport and the city centre

Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?

Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?

Alan Davies September 26, 2017 11 Comments

One of the key issues that needs to be worked through in planning mass transit access to airports is integration with the existing rail network

What are the key issues for Melbourne Airport rail?

What are the key issues for Melbourne Airport rail?

Alan Davies September 20, 2017 14 Comments

The solution is seen as a single rail line, but it should be conceived as the package of infrastructure and policies that will best improve the accessibility of Melbourne Airport

Is an airport train to the CBD the whole story?

Is an airport train to the CBD the whole story?

Alan Davies May 16, 2017 17 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 Davies April 19, 2017 5 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 Davies April 10, 2017 15 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 Davies February 22, 2017 11 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 Davies December 7, 2016 6 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 Davies October 10, 2016 6 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