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Topic archives: Melbourne airport

What’s the problem airport rail would solve?

What’s the problem airport rail would solve?

October 31, 2017 33

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

Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?

Should airport trains also serve metro passengers?

September 26, 2017 11

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?

September 20, 2017 14

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?

May 16, 2017 17

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

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

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

April 10, 2017 15

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

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

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

December 7, 2016 6

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?

October 10, 2016 6

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

Should Melbourne Airport rail be an election issue?

Should Melbourne Airport rail be an election issue?

June 14, 2016 7

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

Will Infrastructure Victoria improve the standard of political promises?

Will Infrastructure Victoria improve the standard of political promises?

August 5, 2015 3

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

Is Daniel Andrews right to ignore airport rail?

Is Daniel Andrews right to ignore airport rail?

February 23, 2015 24

A train to Melbourne Airport would be more comfortable than SkyBus and one day it'll no doubt be needed, but the Victorian Premier is right; there are much more pressing priorities for the scarce public dollar