A TRAIN engine built in Gawlerin 1892 is set to roar to life again in June after last running 57 years ago.
LOCAL commuters are calling for an increase to the number of carriages on the Gawler railway line due to the high levels of congestion during peak hours.
The motoring body wants to see the line electrified and park-and-ride facilities upgraded, as part of a political-focused campaign aimed at improving infrastructure and creating safer roads.
THE electrification of the Gawler railway line could be back on the Federal Government’s agenda.
GAWLER train commuters are riding in 35-year-old railcars that should be in retirement, according to Shadow Transport Minister Corey Wingard.
A plan to electrify the Gawler train line from the city to Salisbury has yet again been promised to commuters under a re-elected State Labor