Frankston rail extension
The Committee for Greater Frankston has been working behind the scene for the public release of the Frankston rail extension’s preliminary business case. This week both Minister Tudge’s and Minister Allan’s departments confirmed that the Victorian government will sign-over the federally-funded report to commonwealth government in the coming weeks. This is a necessary milestone to finalise any shared financing arrangement for the rail extension project in 2020.
This news coincides with Infrastructure Australia’s Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019 report showing that Melbourne and Sydney are headed toward a gridlocked future in the coming decade, if deficits in outer suburban transport infrastructure are not addressed.
Read the Frankston Times media coverage….
Business case due ‘shortly’
Brodie Cowburn, Frankston times, 13 August 2019