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The regional rail network has divided Victoria's Upper House, in a heated debate over a fourth train service to Warrnambool.
A motion condemning the State Government for inaction over the proposal was passed in Parliament last week.
It sparked criticism from the Regional Development Minister, Jaala Pulford, who labelled the motion campaign propaganda, and said the Opposition would not pass the pub test.
The Greens agreed, and leader Greg Barber said it would take less time to fly a satellite to Pluto than it would for the Coalition to implement the Warrnambool service.
However, Western Victoria MP Simon Ramsay, who raised the motion, said Labor was yet to act.
"Well it's quite baffling to be honest, because there's been a lot of PTV [Public Transport Victoria] regional community network meetings right across the state of Victoria and certainly in the south-west it was clearly indicated by communities that there was a need for an additional service," he said.
"So it's quite surprising that the Labor Party would take a position of not supporting the fourth daily service."
The State Government said it was still reviewing the proposal.
This article first appeared on www.abc.net.au
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