A $4.7 billion plan for an inland freight rail line from Melbourne to Brisbane via Parkes and Toowoomba will push aside Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project, Shadow Infrastructure Minister Warren Truss said.This project will be good to see get up, they've been talking about it for years!
Mr Truss over the weekend confirmed Opposition Leader Tony Abbott's plans to ask the Queensland Government to try to fund Cross River Rail, Brisbane’s underground rail.
Queensland’s Transport Minister Scott Emerson has continually said the Queensland Government does not have the $5 billion to fund Cross River Rail.
Mr Truss said the Opposition wanted to concentrate on improving freight into the ports of Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.
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