Mernda Sneak Peek Day
27 Aug 2018
Mernda Sneak Peek Vox Pops
[Vision: Mernda platform 2 sign - passengers - new station - pedestrians - Mernda platform 1 sign - Hawkstowe platform 2 sign - Middle Gorge Station - pedestrians - man taking photo of station]
Yeah. It’s really good to see the whole area from a different angle.
[Vision: Passengers on train smiling and waving - views from train]
You know, seeing all right down through The Gorge, it’s, yeah, it’s great.
[Vision: People on train enjoying the scenery]
[Vision: Vision of train arriving at station and people waving to driver]
Getting to the city is going to be made 10 times easier now.
[Vision: View of station and car park]
And just looking at the parking, they’ve done a great job too.
[Vision: Young girl having her face painted - Thomas the Tank Engine rides for children]
[Vision: Male 2 with his son]
I think he had a blast.
[Vision: View of a man taking photo of train leaving station]
And I’m a gunzel so I enjoyed it myself.
[Vision: Pedestrians using stairs at station - view of less traffic passing under rail - two women on train with thumbs up - pedestrians using stairs - Male 2 speaking]
Being part of something that’s new, a bit exciting, see the line get extended, it’s really enjoyable.
[Vision: People waving and happy - Male 1 speaking]
I guess it means better access to the city.
[Vision: Views from train arriving at station]
It’s being able to get into work.
[Vision: Aerial view of rail and train]
It means hopefully less cars on the road too, as more people use this.
[Vision: Male 1 speaking]
It just opens up the whole area.
[Vision: Male taking photo of entertainment - female clown with hoop - people cooking bbq and pizzas]
Well I think today’s been a fantastic event.
They’ve done a very, very good job of introducing - reintroducing rail to Mernda.
[MERNDARAIL - LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL AUTHORITY]
[VICTORIA’S BIG BUILD - VICTORIA State Government]
[Speaker: Authorised by Victorian Government, 1 Treasury Place, Melbourne]