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Is Melbourne Airport’s SkyBus up to the job?

Is Melbourne Airport’s SkyBus up to the job?

A rail line from Melbourne airport to the CBD will very likely be necessary one day, but an upgraded SkyBus can do the job in the short-to-medium term at vastly lower cost

What’s the problem airport rail would solve?

What’s the problem airport rail would solve?

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?

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

What are the key issues for Melbourne Airport rail?

What are the key issues for Melbourne Airport rail?

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?

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?

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?

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 this “secret” report on airport rail newsworthy?

Is this “secret” report on airport rail newsworthy?

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

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

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

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

What would it take to justify rail to Melbourne Airport?

What would it take to justify rail to Melbourne Airport?

A rail line to Melbourne Airport won't make economic sense for decades yet under standard assumptions but there's a (politically courageous) scenario where it could work now