Government accused of delaying high speed rail investment

Labor calls for action

Government accused of delaying high speed rail investment

Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese says it’s time for the Morrison Government to get behind high speed rail, suggesting it's been delayed for political purposes.

Mr Albanese says according to a leaked list of Coalition budget decisions made but not yet announced, the Government has already decided to support high speed rail, but has held back the announcement, so it can be made during the upcoming Federal election campaign.

He says high speed rail from MELBOURNE to BRISBANE would revolutionise interstate travel, and also turbo charge the economic development of regional centres including Wagga

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