Fast Facts – What the East West Link waste would have bought

 

What Labor’s waste could have bought: ·

  • The new Royal Children’s Hospital ($1 billion)
  • The new Bendigo Hospital ($630 million)
  • A suburban railway line (e.g. $700 million cost for Mernda Rail Line)
  • The Monash Children’s Hospital ($260 million)
  •  X’trapolis trains for the metropolitan network ($22 million per train)
  •  New schools ($17 million each)
  • A new major 24 hour Police station ($14.4 million each)
  •  A new Ambulance station, including land ($2 million – in an outer suburban location)
  • A combined CFA and SES hub ($1.3 million – in a regional location)