Times Past: April 22, 1988

By Isabella Gillespie
April 21 2022 - 2:00pm
The front page of The Canberra Times on this day in 1988.

While we do not currently have a fast train in Australia, on this day in 1988, experts were convinced the Very Fast Train project, which would link Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne in three hours, was a promising one. French fast train specialist, Jean-Pierre Arduin, and consultants from Australia and overseas had come to Canberra to discuss the project.



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