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The New South Wales Government is being urged to investigate the central west's transport needs as part of a bid to get a daily rail link from Bathurst to Sydney.
CountryLink and RailCorp executives have discussed a commuter service with local campaigners at a meeting last night and are vowing to take their requests to the Transport Minister.
The Rail Action Group has presented the findings of its survey, which gauged the level of support for a train link.
Rail bosses have agreed to present the report to the State Government.
The group's chairman, John Hollis, says it was able to prove that concerns about the patronage of a daily train link are unfounded.
"It certainly made them sit up and take notice that we knew exactly what issues had to be dealt with," he said.
"And it only meant for the RailCorp from the Government to recognise that a management road map had to be prepared for the implementation of a rail service in the future."
Mr Hollis says other issues, such as a lack of carriages and the single track on a section of the route, could be overcome.
"Our presentation quite clearly showed them that we could address all these issues, and they're issues that can be dealt with in the middle to longer-term," he said.
"The representatives from RailCorp have gone away ... they will be reporting to the minister that there's a need for a study to look at the needs of this area."
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