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What does $518 million buy us?

04 Mar 2017

The state government’s $518 million boon investment in the Ballarat rail line will certainly buy a lot of things, but a one-hour trip to Melbourne won’t be one of them.

However, there’s still plenty for the Ballarat commuter to celebrate as the state government-created Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA) takes its first steps in delivering the biggest upgrade to the corridor in its 137-year history

In The Courier on 4 March 2017, MMRA chief executive Evan Tattersall said while a shortened trip may not be among the outcomes from the two-year project, an improved commuter experience can be expected.

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