Rail cut will double travel time, says Save Our Rail president [Maitland Mercury, Tue 15/10/2013]

The Maitland Mercury ran an article “Rail cut will double travel time, says Save Our Rail president“: Commute time between Maitland and Newcastle via rail would double if the state government agrees with the Newcastle Renewal Taskforce recommendation that the line should be cut at Broadmeadow, rail user Kim Cross said. Ms Cross, the Maitland ...

Railfest – Sunday October 20th 2013 at Newcastle Foreshore Park – 11am to 3pm

Save Our Rail is planning to celebrate rail services with a great day out at Newcastle Foreshore Park.  “RAILFEST” will be on Sunday 20th October 2013 with all sorts of fun activities – face painting, music, entertainment and a sausage sizzle.  Groups are invited to be part of our festival and can contact Bobbie on ...

Back to front with Broadmeadow revisited – Media Release 10/10/2013

Newcastle businesses were promised a dinky toy train as a sop to compensate for the sale of the city’s most valuable  asset, the Port of Newcastle. This was a bribe to keep criticism at bay. Now we learn the plan is to go “back to the future” with a previously rejected notion to cut the ...

SOR e-News 01/10/2013

Welcome Feedback to these e briefing continues to prove very positive. We are continuing to expand the distribution list so if this is your first edition welcome. The year is rolling on very fast and the Government continues to attempt to railroad the Hunter Community that truncation of the Intercity rail services is the way ...