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Rail Upgrade Tug-of-War

Rail Upgrade Tug-of-War

Rail Upgrade Tug-of-War

A difference of priorities has emerged over the importance of the North East Rail upgrade with Infrastructure Australia saying one thing and the Federal Government saying another.

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The Border Mail reports that Infrastructure Australia says the project is regional, and therefore not a national priority.

In contrast, the Federal Government has confirmed it is a priority, and will go ahead, despite a possible cost blow-out.

The local Border Rail Action Group dismissed the conclusion of Infrastructure Australia, and believes the work will proceed.

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