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Abbott ignores rail in budget response

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> Tony Abbott did not mention rail in his half-hour budget response speech at Parliament House last Thursday. </span> <div>The omission cements the opposition leader’s already-stated position on urban rail. And there’s no sign of there being much money in the federal coffers for it, if his Liberal party comes to power after September 14.