Monthly Archives: September 2018

Responses to Arguments Against Wollert Rail Campaigning

ACA Website Post 16 September 2018 (Updated) Tony Francis This post builds on a recent ACA post on 8 September about campaigning for the Wollert rail (see website http://www.aurora.asn.au/2018/09/aca-campaign-for-rail-and-roads/). Arguments abound with regard to opposing the Wollert rail proposal. As soon as one is countered, another pops up so that this rail continues to be deferred indefinitely causing much hardship … > More

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Air your transport concerns

Whittlesea Leader 11 September 2018 Margot Taylor Parties to face grilling on gridlock   THERE is no question Whittlesea is plagued by transport issues. And people will have the chance to air their transport grievances at a Leader Transport Forum on October 4. Crippling congestion on Plenty, Epping and Bridge Inn roads will be discussed, as will the future of … > More

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ACA Campaign: Build Wollert Rail & Improve Local Roads

ACA Website Post 8 September 2018 Tony Francis Earlier ACA contributions to local transport campaigning have involved petitions with detailed arguments on why the Victorian State Government needs to fund improved local transport services. Government responses to these petitions have been largely superficial and/or irrelevant suggesting the Government will be much more impressed if it can be shown that such … > More

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Mernda rail is a victory for the whole community

Whittlesea Leader 4 September 2018 THE rail extension to Mernda was years in the making. Here’s how it happened. 1959: Mernda Station closed after the line was only electrified to Lalor. Epping Station was reopened in the 1960s. 1999: The Labor Party says it will extend the rail line from Epping to South Morang if it wins the election. 2002: … > More

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