Express North Shore rail service ends soon
Peninsula residents will soon be without an express rail service to the North Shore, to allow work on the Chatswood to Epping line, according to Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch.
"This change will affect the lives of thousands of daily commuters and affect 12 direct services to the North Shore from Woy Woy.
"I'm still dealing with complaints regarding the new train timetable which didn't deliver anything for the Central Coast besides more trains not running on time," she said.
"Why should Central Coast commuters have to suffer while Sydney is benefitting from upgrades?
"Commuters on the Central Coast want a faster service, not a longer one.
"We need more support for the workers and students of the Coast getting to their destinations in Sydney, not another smack in the face from this Sydney-centric Liberal Government."
Ms Tesch said Transport for NSW had also not done enough to adequately communicate this change, leaving commuters "in for a nasty shock".
She said she had been joined by Shadow Minister for Transport, Ms Jodi McKay, and Shadow Minister for the Central Coast, Mr David Harris on the Peninsula on Thursday, August 2.
They were there "to warn commuters about the imminent end of direct north shore line services from Woy Woy station" and "to express our disappointment at the Government again putting Sydney upgrades over the needs of our commuters," she said.
Media statement, 2 Aug 2018
Kajal Buhagiar, Office of Liesl Tesch MP
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