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Maroondah Leader: Call for new rail action

By June 22, 2010July 21st, 2010No Comments

The Maroondah Leader this week ran a feature on the plans for the Ringwood Central Activities District, outlining the plans for the transformation of Ringwood into a vibrant, accessible and sustainable urban centre.

Ultimately this vision require cooperation across all levels of Government and the redevelopment of Ringwood Station is one area where a State Government commitment is urgently required:

“Council has invested heavily in footpaths in Ringwood and plans to invest heavily in community facilities,  we need the redeveloped Ringwood Station to complement this and the central activities district,” Cr Makin said.  “If we want Ringwood CAD to become the regional centre for the eastern suburbs, we need the station to be replaced.”

Ringwood Station currently fails disability compliance standards making it difficult to use by our community.  It is imperative that all political parties commit to the redevelopment of Ringwood Station to deliver a safe, integrated and accessible transport interchange that will serve as a catalyst for Ringwood’s revitalisation into a .

Alex Makin

Alex Makin

Alex Makin is a councillor for the Mullum Ward in the City of Maroondah. Alex has been a councillor since 2005, representing ratepayers, businesses, community groups and residents. I aim to continue making a difference and welcome any thoughts you may have in regard to life, community and business in Maroondah. Phone: (03) 9870 8202 or 0408 311 645 Email:

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