Fisher's plan still requires a terminus away from the existing Newcastle Station.Bunbury:
And they have regretted the decision, and are now talking, want to put their CBD railway back.Auckland:
Similar set up to Newcastle
I can't find the link now, but the official document states that after Auckland removed the CBD rail line, numbers of people in the CBD decreased. Auckland put their CBD railway back at great expense.
Putting it back caused a growth of both people, and investment, and now in the process of extending
their CBD railway in some form of loop. Newcastle (in reply to Sulla1):
Trouble is that developers are after the rail land, & they can't wait till they get their greedy developer mits on it. The rail land is valuable real estate to them.
Surely this photo (rats, why can't I find them when I need them? It's the photo that shows looking towards Newcastle Station & Custom's House, looking towards the old Royal Newcastle Hospital (PS: And surely the old Royal Newcastle Hospital site proves what the developers are after.)Edit:
Found it: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7449/9416615968_fccc84863b_h.jpg
And if people don't believe that developers see this rail land as valuable real estate, see this Street View: http://goo.gl/maps/0PlFe
And I will the following links tell if the line and Newcastle Station is used or not:Photos: