A new Sydney-Canberra high-speed railway

Sydney Central to Canberra Civic in 91 minutes, for less than $5 billion: A new strategy for high-speed rail in Australia which will have it built sooner, cheaper and at no net cost to the taxpayer.

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Stations

AECOM13 manages to spend $7.1 billion on new and (in my view) largely unnecessary stations (compare this cost to the actual track, at only $6.6 billion). How, and more importantly why it comes to this conclusion is not the aim of this post to discuss. The Hot Rails strategy, in line…

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