And it’s that time of year again – Budget 2013-14 has been released, full of figures, policies and ideological gobbledygook. Never fear, the ESSA budget wrap-up will get you across the headline data, big ticket spending items, new sources of revenue, as well as the reactions of the major stakeholders and political parties!
We’ve all had our fair share of frustration with the persistent under-performance of Metro trains; there are far too many problems and disruptions that could possibly happen during day to day travel. From rampant peak hour delays, overcrowding, infrequent services and train cancellations to signalling faults, waiting for V-Lines and unfortunate but very disruptive train-pedestrian collisions. Our frustrations don’t end there.