|O'Farrell at ICAC. Boy, you ought to see him now|
Out of the Blue
Baird has said that if he is elected he will consider he has a mandate to sell the urban electricity distribution network. The "Rapid Transit plan" that he released as the justification for this move had no prior disclosure and differs from the now-published Rail Future C.
|Rapid Transit plan1|
Clearly for single deck trains to deliver any alleged reduced dwell times at stations every platform from turnback to turnback must conform to the same standards. Driverless trains in the civilised world are tube systems running in tunnels with barriers holding passengers back for the length of the platforms. This is not possible in a nineteenth century train line running on the surface.
The Historic Bankstown Rail Line
|Inner West services degraded|
There are 21 stations between Sydenham station and the turn backs so it is hardly surprising that the systemically-dishonest Premier of NSW should try to conceal the full extent of the plans of Transport for NSW. It is unprecedented however for a State Premier to be seen to be involved in such a transparent deceit.
The long haul
|Regents Park Station|
Seven miles from Sydney
One thousand miles from caring what happens to to anyone south of the Harbour