Back when a Thirroul tunnel was South Coast rail solution

Glen Humphries
By Glen Humphries
Updated January 9 2022 - 6:19am, first published January 8 2022 - 4:45am
Impressive: The route of the 11-kilometre Thirroul tunnel, which was considered back in 2003 for the South Coast line.

A rail tunnel under the escarpment that would cut out five stations and shave almost 20 minutes off a trip to Sydney sounds like a pipe dream.


Glen Humphries

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover transport and infra Infrastructure for the Mercury, as well as writing for the TV guide. If he's not writing, he's reading.

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