Train plan unachievable, says Smith
Labor candidate for Gosford Ms Katie Smith has criticized a package announced by State Opposition leader Mr Barry O'Farrell to introduce new train services to the Central Coast if elected on March 26.
Ms Smith said Mr O'Farrell's announcement seems unachievable as the train's package includes new services but no new trains.
"The opposition's pledge to save Wyong-Gosford to Sydney commuters 2.5 hours a week in travel time plus a direct service to Macquarie Park cannot be achieved with the current rail network and train population," she said.
"This will probably mean a number of current services will have to be cancelled to make the trains available.
"Cancelling services will lead to more not less overcrowding.
"Changes need to be made to current services not pledges for further services with the same resources," said Ms Smith.
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