The great rail infrastructure rip-off

EcoTransit Sydney’s Gavin Gatenby shows that new rail infrastructure costs in New South Wales have spiralled out of control over the last decade … to the point where prices are several times greater…
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Added on 12/06/2012
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G’day Neville,
Following up on yesterday’s chatter about VFT and infrastructure cost this youtube link is explosive,  just gobsmacking stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0kIYfx0fRI
Apologies if you have already seen it (or sent me an email I’m yet to find) as obviously it is getting a lot of attention (so far I’ve found about eight separate emails from while I was away saying I should watch this).  They are not wrong, this is a must watch.
With the numbers that Gavin Gatenby gives for the Ghottenburgh tunnel high-speed rail-lines under the mountains look very plausible option now.

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