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Concerns about Adelaide train privatisation ahead of Keolis Downer takeover on January 31

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South Australia’s Opposition says private transport company Keolis Downer still has not attracted enough staff from the public service to run Adelaide’s train network.

Keolis Downer is set to take over the rail network at the end of the month as part of a 12-year contract worth $2.1 billion.

The shortfall in numbers will be made up temporarily from train drivers currently working for Adelaide Metro, as well as other public sector workers.

Opposition Leader Peter Malinauskas said the company was at least 150 staff short of what it said it…



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