Month: October 2017


Dwellings Over Railways

The VFT2 High Speed Rail/Fast Freight Rail (HSR/FFR) concept envisages building 400,000 dwellings above inner-city HSR and suburban rail in trenches for 30km into and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane CBDs. Sale of the dwellings would pay for the total construction cost of the HSR/FFR project between the three cities. The dwellings would be […]


SkyRail Reconsidered

Introduction The apparent aim of the SkyRail Metro railway viaduct project is to increase public transport capacity for 200,000-400,000 new settlers in the fringe Melbourne suburbs of Cranbourne, Berwick and Packenham, and to remove level crossings, mainly between Caulfield and Dandenong. Why was the SkyRail viaduct adopted? Largely, it seems to be as it is […]

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