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Bullet Train for Canberra
  • Petitioned Anthony Albanese

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Federal Transport Minister
Anthony Albanese

Bullet Train for Canberra

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      Fast Train for Canberra

Tokyo has it. Paris has it. Madrid, Beijing and London have it. And now we have the opportunity to have it right here in Canberra – bullet train technology that would get us to Sydney in less than an hour.

No more long queues at airport security waiting for people to dig through their bags for their laptops. No more long bus rides. No more late-night drives worrying about speed cameras or car accidents. 

It’s simpler, cheaper and more sustainable – and with the Government looking right now at federal budget priorities, we have the chance to make it real. 

High-speed rail technology already exists. The Greens and Independents are pushing for it in Parliament. The federal Government has almost completed its $20 million feasibility study.

And next week, a group of young Canberrans are meeting with Federal Transport Minister Anthony Albanese to ask for federal funding for a bullet train for Canberra.

Never before has there been this much media attention on high-speed rail for Canberra. Will you help turn the attention into action by signing our petition? We’ll bring it to the meeting with the federal Transport Minister to make sure your voice is heard.  

Thank you so much for your help. The more people sign our petition before our meeting with the Transport Minister, the more he'll listen to us. With your voice, we can make sure high speed rail for Canberra is listed high on the whiteboard when federal Cabinet sits down over summer to make its budget decisions.

Anthony Albanese, Federal Transport Minister
I urge you to push to allocate federal funding to build high speed rail from Canberra when considering the upcoming federal budget priorities.

All around the western world fast trains are providing alternatives to expensive flights. A fast train connecting Australia's eastern seaboard would give Canberrans real transport options. It's more than worth the investment.

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    1. Reached 3,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • William Kraan AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      Money grows on trees just spent it. It is only paper

    • karl Anstey AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      The labor Governemt has been promising this for years but they have done nothing..

    • L.H. Kalkman AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      I give two reasons. 1: I like to travel. and if it is possible to do that in a shorter time, I will take it. 2: "Investigated since the '80's". We really need to catch up to the modern era people.

    • Damian MacTavish AUSTRALIA
      • over 1 year ago

      Family is in the Hunter Valley. Takes 6 hours to get there.

    • kym degenhart LYONS, AUSTRALIA
      • over 1 year ago

      Link Canberra to Sydney - makes travel easier/quicker and safer (road accidents/fatalities etc) and brings city and country closer together


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