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 Plan: Electric Transport: High Speed Rail

 

A high speed train, driven by renewables , could look like this.

A high speed train, driven by renewables , could look like this.

High speed rail on the Australian eastern coast could significantly reduce our emissions.  These trains could:

  • Link Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane
  • Run at up to 350 km per hour
  • Offer travel without carbon emissions
  • Attract 65% of the people travelling from Melbourne to Sydney (Report, p 29)
  • Take less than three hours to travel from Sydney to Melbourne
  • Cost $84 billion (Report, p ix)

Zero Carbon Australia: High Speed Rail Plan

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