Will the very fast train ever leave the station?

Updated April 24 2018 - 10:36am, first published April 15 2016 - 8:38am

It seems the very fast train only runs at election time and, even then, travels on an imaginary track. Therefore, as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull builds expectations for a July 2 election, it should have come as no surprise that he followed the example of his predecessors – Coalition and Labor – by flirting with this issue.