Trains

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.

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Rail bypass

The concerns about increasing problems with noise and vibration from passing freight trains through Nairne are the latest in a string of complaints from affected…


A big pool problem

Nearly six decades ago a group of committed Mt Barker residents decided their town needed a new pool. Instead of pushing for a handout, they…