Welcome to

Formerly specialist consultants in all aspects of successful communication on
existing, proposed and new public and private infrastructure and services
and corporate, community, environmental, social, labour market and legal issues

(but now retired)

38 Gladstone Street, Lilyfield, New South Wales 2040, Australia
Phone (02) 9571 4001 or 0408 115 338

www.catalyst.com.au
e-mail sandy at catalyst.com.au

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To download an August 2013 review of the NSW government's decisions during 2012 and
2013 concerning Sydney's rail system, ‘Fixing’ the Trains in Sydney: 1855 Revisted,
please click here (for an A4 portrait format version, easiest for printing) or
click here (for a landscape format version, which some prefer for on-screen viewing)
and save the link's target file (7 Mb pdf) to a local drive.

This article, an update of a February 2013 article developed in response to a request by
Rail Express, includes commentary on Sydney's Rail Future (June 2012), the NSW Long-Term
Transport Master Plan
(September and December 2012) and a series of much quieter
decisions concerning specifications for the new North West Rail Link.

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To download the full 26 May2010 Final Report of the
Independent Public Inquiry, Long-Term Public Transport Plan for Sydney
,
for which we donated our services as part of this Inquiry’s team of public transport experts,
please RIGHT click here and save the link’s target file (98.1 Mb pdf) to a local drive.

To download the 26 May 2010 Final Report—Themes and Recommendations
summary of the Independent Public Inquiry’s full report,
including guides to the full report’s discussions relevant to each recommendation ,
please click here and save the link’s target file (9.3 Mb pdf) to a local drive.

To download a report on responses to the Independent Public Inquiry’s recommendations by
NSW political parties, and their March 2011 election promises on public transport issues (now
interesting reading!), please click here and save the link’s target file (4.4 Mb pdf) to a local drive.

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To download the full Overview Report of the 2001 ‘Christie report’ inquiry
into Sydney's rail future, the Long-Term Strategic Plan for Rail,
please click here and save the link's target file (36.4 Mb pdf) to a local drive.