Train station for Epsom planned

By Lauren Henry
Updated November 7 2012 - 3:24am, first published November 11 2010 - 11:30pm

THE Coalition plan to build a new train station at Epsom, if they are elected at the state election.Coalition spokesman for transport Terry Mulder, in Epsom this morning, said the station would include a 160 metre platform, 100 sealed car parks and 95 train services.Mr Mulder said the Epsom Station would be built by 2013.Boom gates will also be installed at the Howard Street rail crossing, matching Labor's announcement earlier this week.Mr Mulder said the Coalition would also employ staff for a renovated Eaglehawk station, and provide more train services and 100 sealed car parks.He said both Epsom and Eaglehawk upgraded facilities would cost $6 million, plus $2 million for more train services and $250,000 for boom gates.Comment from Labor is being sought.For more see tomorrow's Bendigo Advertiser.

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