Melbourne’s Freight Rail Future

December 4, 2015


MTAG’s Samantha McArthur will be speaking at a discussion on Melbourne’s Freight Rail Future at Parliament House, hosted by Public Transport Not Traffic.

The forum will discuss:

  • The challenge created by Melbourne currently having no direct port freight rail link, meaning 100% of our metropolitan freight is moved by trucks.
  • With freight at the port projected to at least double in the future, can our city handle double the trucks?
  • Communities in the inner west already deal with 22,000 trucks a day –  – what are the health and safety impacts of a growing port on this community?
  • We need a port rail solution now, along with a strong and enforceable Freight on Rail target for the future.

Come and hear from impacted community groups, business leaders, and other experts on the challenge, opportunity, and solutions for freight on rail in Melbourne.

Speakers include:

Please note that due to this event being held at parliament, RSVP’s have now formally closed, please though if you would like to attend and he will see what he can do!

December 10, 2015 at 12:45pm – 2:15pm
Parliament House
Spring St Melbourne
Legislative Council Committee Room
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James Bramwell ·
And PTNT also have a petition going calling on the government to fund metropolitan freight on rail, a project that would take 3500 trucks a day off our streets.  PLEASE SIGN!

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