Misconceptions about proposed Canberra-Eden rail line

By Letters to the Editor
Updated March 3 2019 - 12:26pm, first published 12:00am

Your correspondent Brad Hinton promotes a number of misconceptions about Canberra-Eden rail (Letters, February 27). Mr Hinton focuses on passenger projections, however the primary rationale for the railway is not passengers but freight – to connect the Port of Eden to the national rail network, and by so doing, relieve pressure on existing congested ports, as well as their feeder transport corridors.

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