Hotshots

On the rails

LARS STEEN

When you think about freeways, your mind goes straight to cars, high speeds and endless roads.

But in Perth, the Kwinana Freeway has a twist; the train line to Mandurah runs right down the middle.

This presents a striking glimpse of the convenience public transport offers over cars in rush hour.

The train reaches speeds around 100 kilometres an hour, while near-stationary motorists are left to ponder the wisdom of their transport choice for the day.

kwinana freeway

This photo is one in a series of Perth hotshots – a selection of photojournalism by students at Curtin University in the Western Australian state capital of Perth.

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