$602 million Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 committed

Light Rail
The Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 new bridge from Melrose Park to Wentworth Point is under way
Key points:


  • The Light Rail will connect Westmead to Carlingford via the Parramatta CBD and Camellia
  • The two-way track will span 12 kilometres and is expected to open in 2023.
  • The route will link Parramatta’s CBD to facilities such as the Westmead Health Precinct, Cumberland Hospital Precinct, CommBank Stadium and the Camellia Town Centre.
  • The project will connect to the future Metro West and heavy rail in Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park and ferry services at Rydalmere and Wentworth Point.
  • By 2026, around 28,000 people will use the light rail every day and an estimated 130,000 people will be living within walking distance of light rail stops.

Article by Tom O’Keane

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