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Greg Piper introduces bill to preserve Newcastle rail corridor
Independent Member for Lake Macquarie Greg Piper has introduced into State Parliament a bill aimed at preserving the Newcastle inner-city rail corridor for open space and passive recreational use once the heavy rail line has been removed.
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.