On the 14th of July, The Canberra Times ran an article reporting the ACT Government position on a very fast train (VFT) linking Canberra to other eastern seaboard cities.

It appears that the Majura Parkway upgrade route has not been predicated on the real traffic and transportation needs but rather “pie in the sky” conceptual plans for a VFT route which are unlikely to see the light of day in the near or foreseeable future.

The NCCC finds it disappointing that the Government position regarding the conceptual VFT plans appear to be the driving force in the Majura Parkway upgrade route, a fact that has now only come to light the day after the after responses to the EIS for the have Majura Parkway closed.

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