Rejecting tunnel for Melbourne airport rail link would be ‘short-sighted’: Nationals MP

  • Rejecting tunnel for Melbourne airport rail link would be ‘short-sighted’: Nationals MP
  • Federal Nationals MP Damian Drum is pushing the Morrison government to force Victoria to build a rail tunnel into the Melbourne CBD as part of an airport link, saying it would be ” short sighted” not to build a tunnel as proposed by a superannuation consortium.
  • The Victorian and federal governments are likely to reject the multibillion-dollar proposal to build the link using a tunnel between Sunshine and the city in favour of a cheaper option using existing rail lines.
  • He criticised options without a tunnel as ” short sighted” and said they were likely to ” seriously damage” the services available for those in the west.

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