Railway

Traffic problems

The latest push for an investigation into passenger rail through the Hills is a clear sign the State Transport Minister Corey Wingard’s stark rejection of…

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Off the rails

The State Government’s refusal to entertain the concept of a rail link to the Hills leaves the region without a major option to solve its…


Road rage

Monday’s truck accident on the freeway near Crafers has again focused attention on road sharing. Heavy vehicles, it seems, are again in the spotlight as…


Trains spark debate

Assertions that modern trains do not have problems with sparks are not backed by the observations by those who live near the rail corridor. A long-time campaigner for a freight bypass around the Hills says that trains are responsible for about eight fires a year in the Hills.