Buswell claims $1bn Metronet blowout
The war of words over the cost of the state opposition’s Metronet heavy rail plan has continued, with Transport Minister Troy Buswell claiming Labor has failed to account for “at least” $1 billion worth of necessary infrastructure, including the duplication of rail tracks on the Midland line.
Mr Buswell said in a statement today that the Public Transport Authority had advised that the capacity of the line would be “stretched beyond its limits” by the convergence of three new rail services near Bayswater station under Metronet.
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