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How does high-speed Rail travel compare with Air travel?
Aug 31 2011 (11:59)
News Entry# 36320 High-speed rail: a threat to aviation in Australia?
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Aug 31 2011 (12:10)
At a high-speed rail conference in Sydney yesterday, Newcastle Airport’s David Nye represented the aviation industry.
Nye pointed out that HSR would be something of a double-edged sword, delivering business to some airports while threatening others.
Here’s some of what he had to say:
“The advent of the TGV in France was the first time that a train service had been able to compete...