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Country Labor says north coast Countrylink services are at risk is the state government acts on an Infrastructure NSW report.
It points to ageing rolling stock and questions the wisdom of investing to replace it.
Among the options suggested in the report are privatisation and replacing trains with buses.
Port Macquarie Country Labor spokesman Jeff Condron said that would be a disaster for the region.
"The most used area of Countrylink is between Sydney and Melbourne and the next area is the north coast of NSW," he said.
"Now I suppose it's easier to say because these rolling stock is deteriorating, it's easier to say, we won't replace that but we'll replace it with bus services.
"I think that will be a disaster to regional areas and particularly to the residents of the areas."
Mr Condron said local politicians must fight to save the service.
"If they are any indication of other government changes that have happened in the last few weeks I don't expect them say much about the proposed changes for Countrylink," he said.
"We want them to come out and say there'll be no changes to Countrylink and that the service will remain as is or even be improved to what it is already."
This article first appeared on www.abc.net.au
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