Unfit for purpose

In 2012 NSW’s O’Farrell Government announced that Sydney’s long-awaited North West Rail Link would proceed, but only as a metro-style, privatised operation. In addition, the Epping-Chatswood tunnel and its stations would be modified so that it could not be used by modern double-deck suburban trains. Continue reading “Unfit for purpose” »

"The current contract is convoluted and opaque" ... Gavin Gatenby, EcoTransit. Photo: Quentin Jones

What’s stopping the light rail? An old piece of paper

"The current contract is convoluted and opaque" ... Gavin Gatenby, EcoTransit. Photo: Quentin Jones

“The current contract is convoluted and opaque” … Gavin Gatenby, EcoTransit. Photo: Quentin Jones

SMH: What’s stopping the light rail? An old piece of paper Jacob Saulwick September 17, 2011

Commuters are feeling the impact of another poorly designed public private partnership, as a stand-off between the NSW government and the operator of the light-rail line delays construction of the 5.7-kilometre extension through the inner west. Continue reading “What’s stopping the light rail? An old piece of paper” »