July, 2017

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Should corridors be protected for HSR?

, Jul 10, 2017

Infrastructure Australia reckons protecting corridors for East Coast High Speed Rail would save billions, but the case hasn't been made that the project makes sense
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What can history tell us about land values and HSR?

, Jul 19, 2016

The association between rail infrastructure like High Speed Rail and increases in land value is nothing new; it was there when much of Victoria's rail network was built
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Will business really pay for High Speed Rail?

, Jul 18, 2016

A new company reckons it can build Sydney-Melbourne HSR without calling on government coffers. It says the proposal is commercially viable and isn't a Trojan horse
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Is the High Speed Rail bandwagon slowing down?

, Jun 21, 2016

In an astonishing display of sanity – especially during an election campaign – the Turnbull Government has backed away from its earlier enthusiasm for High Speed Rail
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Is there anyone left at Fairfax to do the editing?

, Apr 14, 2016

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'
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Is High Speed Rail our National Boondoggle?

, Apr 12, 2016

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
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Why are we still taking East Coast High Speed Rail seriously?

, Mar 15, 2016

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
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BZE: How we found high speed rail to be commercially viable

, Apr 23, 2014

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
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High Speed Rail: too good to be true?

, Apr 15, 2014

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?
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High Speed Rail: would it run down Australia?

, Aug 28, 2013

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