Replace rail line with monorail

Ye gods, tear the decayed line up

Replace rail line with monorail

Once more into the breach dear friends, the Island rail is rearing its ugly head one more time with another survey.

Ye gods, tear the decayed line up, flog the steel rail, replace the old installation with a monorail piece by piece as the money can be put aside for projects. Also place the terminus back into the city where it was removed from!

Yet, there is one thing to bear in mind, a lessening of tax recovery. Highways attract vehicles, oil and gas, parts for said vehicles, maintenance of said highway, these items bring in more revenue for the governments slush funds than any rail systems so they garner more tax than would the proposed rail line. Say no more!

I cannot see any worthy incentive for a cash strapped government to pursue this proposed survey. Let us be realistic for a change!

George Manners

Cowichan Bay

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