Canberra region would 'take off' with high-speed rail

Jasper Lindell
March 12 2023 - 5:30am
The existing four-hour train to Sydney at the platform in Kingston, a service which Professor Andrew McNaughton believes can be improved. Picture by Rohan Thomson
The existing four-hour train to Sydney at the platform in Kingston, a service which Professor Andrew McNaughton believes can be improved. Picture by Rohan Thomson

A high-speed rail link would drive economic wealth in the broader Canberra region by drastically improving the area's connection to Sydney, and could be completed by 2045 if work began on the project now, a leading international rail expert has said.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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