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ARTC privatisation? Bad idea, Joe. 

May 12, 2015News

The Federal Budget tonight is expected to reveal the Abbott Government is looking to privatise the Australian Rail Track Corporation.  Read More »

Management told to come clean on reforms

Dec 3, 2013News

The Combined Rail Unions last week received advice regarding Sydney Trains intention to start another round of reform and engage in other measures to reduce employment security for members. Read More »

Victoria’s private transport model failing

Jul 15, 2013News

Victorians paid more than $2.6 billion in subsidies to private companies running the state’s public transport last financial year, with less than a quarter of that going back into the public purse through fares. Read More »

UK MPs warn against plans to break up the rail

Jul 18, 2012News

Debate is raging in the UK over the conservative government’s plans to breakup track operator. Network Rail, and curb funding, which those opposed say will result in the loss of thousands of jobs, higher fares, […] Read More »

Infrastructure Tsar spruiks rail privatisation

Jul 1, 2011Update

The privatisation of RailCorp has been put back on the agenda by Barry O’Farrell’s hand-picked infrastructure adviser, Mr Paul Broad. In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, Mr Broad said NSW should follow the […] Read More »

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