LEARNING THE LESSONS OF HISTORY IN PLANNING SYDNEY’S RAIL SYSTEM

I spent some time yesterday looking back at the origins of the debate about Sydney Trains Network versus the so-called ‘metro” vision of the current LNP government in NSW, led by Gladys Berejiklin. Gavin Gatenby produced an excellent informative video on 4-feb-2013 called “Unfit for Purpose”. Despite being 6+ years ago, and incorporating some labels Read more about LEARNING THE LESSONS OF HISTORY IN PLANNING SYDNEY’S RAIL SYSTEM[…]

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” »