JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Friday, 24 February 2012
John Robertson MP, Leader of the Opposition & Penny Sharpe MLC, Shadow Minister for Transport
MAITLAND STATION AT RISK OF LOSING ALL STAFF -
GOVERNMENT COST-CUTTING ENDANGERS SAFETY AND PLATFORM ACCESS FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED
Maitland Station risks losing all staff under the O'Farrell Government's cost-cutting review of RailCorp – which will lead to unsafe stations and no special assistance for the disabled and elderly, Opposition Leader John Robertson said today.
On a visit to Maitland Station with Shadow Transport Minister Penny Sharpe and Cessnock MP Clayton Barr, Mr Robertson confirmed that other local stations in the firing line are East Maitland, Telerah, Thornton and Victoria Street.