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Preservation of Newcastle's Inner-City Rail Corridor
Independent MP for Lake Macquarie Greg Piper gave notice in Parliament yesterday of his intention to introduce the Newcastle Inner-City Rail Corridor Preservation Bill 2014. The aim of this Bill is to preserve the inner-city corridor for use as an open, recretional space or for public transportation.
Regular commuters should be aware that a number of paper train and multi-fare tickets will no longer be available from Monday, September 1, including adult off-peak return, some MyMulti tickets and adult weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly and yearly train tickets.
Probity review of Newcastle development decisions needed
Independent Member for Lake Macquarie Greg Piper has told NSW Parliament Premier Mike Baird must instigate a transparent audit of decisions relating to the redevelopment of inner-city Newcastle, following ICAC revelations of improper relationships between developers and Liberal MPs.