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THE Australasian Railway Association has begun a study of the economic benefits of high-speed rail for regional Australia.
It follows the federal government's announcement it would proceed with the second phase of its investigation into the viability of a fast train between Brisbane and Melbourne.
Association chief executive Brian Nye said his study would look at the potential gains for centres such as Goulburn, Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga and the Gold Coast-Tweed Heads area and hoped the study would be complete by March, soon after Federal Parliament resumes for a year in which major infrastructure projects are slated for debate.
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The first phase of the government's study found a line between Brisbane and Melbourne, via Newcastle, Sydney, Canberra and other major regional hubs would cost between $61 billion and $108 billion for more than 1600 kilometres of double track.
Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/fasttrain-study-begins-20111218-1p0ud.html#ixzz1gwXzagvM
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