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Why rails instead of rubber?

It’s clearly a polarising question in the lead up to the ACT election, the future direction of public transport in Canberra. The Canberra Liberals are staking their election chances on outright opposition to light rail (it’s not a tram, just to be clear Mr Hanson), and have proposed to effectively provide more of the same. […]
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