Monday, 22 February 2010

Region. Millions to be handed back

Although Premier Kristina Keneally dumped the metro plans, but would retain the metro corridors, the state government will have to hand back $85 million of the $91 million the federal government provided for a feasibility study for the West Metro between Central and Westmead. A $4.5 billion Western Sydney City Rail express service would replace it but construction would not commence until 2015. No one in the government could say when it would be completed. Elsewhere, the north-west rail link between Epping and Rouse Hill would not begin until 2017, with a completion date of 2024. The south-west rail link has been revived. But the ''missing link'' rail connection between Parramatta and Epping is still missing

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