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Would a rail line to Doncaster really “get cars off the freeway”?

Would a rail line to Doncaster really “get cars off the freeway”?

Alan Davies December 11, 2014 41 Comments

The Greens appear to have had a change of heart on Melbourne Metro but the party's support for a rail line to Doncaster is mystifying. It's not a project progressives should regard as a priority

Would high speed rail really make Australia better off?

Would high speed rail really make Australia better off?

Alan Davies April 12, 2013 15 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

What are the benefits of east coast High Speed Rail?

What are the benefits of east coast High Speed Rail?

Alan Davies November 30, 2012 25 Comments

The Greens released a report this week claiming an east coast High Speed Rail line would deliver benefits of $48 billion. Trouble is, it would cost much more than this to build and would mainly benefit regional leisure travellers