Thu 23 March - Planes or trains...?
Just think about it... Qantas is all about maximising profits for shareholders, like all good businesses should be. One of the biggest factors in achieving this is ensuring that as many seats as possible are sold for as much as possible on every aeroplane that flies. Can you imagine applying the same approach to Connex?
This is the fundamental problem with a privatised public transport system. If we really want it to work then we have to accept that it cannot be a profitable business. It needs to be heavily subsidised by the whole community. It's a basic service, just like Medicare, and should be funded in a similar manner. It needs a massive injection of public funds. The billion plus that was spent on Spencer Street, sorry Southern Cross, is an absolute joke. It utterly disgusts me to think how that money could've been used to actually provide some decent service to commuters. Now all we have is a legacy to the worst Transport Minister in history. Batchelor you are a pathetic weasel!
The 06:59 is pretty much on time.
Home again on the pushie.