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Jul 1

More of George Street to close as light rail construction expands

Light rail construction will start on George Street between Hunter and King Streets from 10pm on Friday 1 July 2016. Read More »

May 4

Drivers face delays as light rail construction ramps up on Anzac Parade

It’s about to get even worse on the roads of Kensington as construction begins on the south east light rail. From Saturday May 7, a number of changes will occur on Anzac Parade including the removal of bus lanes. Read More »

Mar 14

Planning questions for Newcastle light rail, Newcastle Herald

Infrastructure NSW announced on Friday that it was reviewing the state government’s light rail plan for Newcastle, but this review does not appear to include the design or merits of the project itself. Read More »

Feb 23

Traffic woes ahead

Traffic on Anzac Parade will be getting worse from April as a temporary six-lane road will be built to allow for a tunnel to be dug for the light rail line between the CBD and eastern suburbs. Read More »

Feb 16

Asbestos scare hits Yarra Trams

A new asbestos scare has hit trams in Victoria with the dangerous substance found in three newly built electrical substations, one of which is located next to a children’s playground. Read More »

Jan 22

Government pushes on with light rail despite lack of consultation

With no community consultation, the NSW Government has moved forward with their plans to put the proposed Newcastle light rail construction out to tender. In a move condemned by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union, the government says they will not start consulting with the community for ‘a few months’. RTBU Assistant Branch Secretary Dave […] Read More »

Nov 2

Bus services shuffled in Sydney CBD, reports Herald

As the realities of light rail construction continue to sink in, the Sydney Morning Herald have today reported on the six new services that will be running between the CBD and the inner suburbs. See the full article here. Read More »

Oct 23

15 minute wait to turn at nightmare CBD intersection

Members who regularly drive on Bridge, Loftus, Gresham and Park Street near Circular Quay in Sydney’s CBD already know: this area is likely to be a major congestion hot spot once George Street finally closes. Read More »