NSW Parliament Inquiry into the impact of the CBD and South East Light Rail Project

The Public Accountability Committee of the NSW Legislative Council is holding an Inquiry into the Light Rail.  Submissions close 8th July.  Hearings will be conducted in August and the Committee reports in December. … Continue reading

Sydney CBD’s light rail disaster predicted by infrastructure chiefs six years ago

ABC NEWS: Brigid Glanville, 13th April 2018 In 2012, Paul Broad, then chief executive of Infrastructure NSW, warned the Government about the problems of building a light rail in Sydney. “If you add… Continue reading

Centennial Park vs Royal Randwick

 In the 2013  Light Rail Environmental Impact Statement  the stop in Alison Road was directly outside Royal Randwick racecourse.  In the 2014 modification the alignment was changed, at the request of the Australian… Continue reading


6.4 Future need and timing for an extension to the Bondi Junction heavy rail line     Ultimately, if significant numbers of city-bound morning peak hour bus services (and the equivalent outbound bus… Continue reading

Light Rail Full on Day 1

Auditor-General’s Report released November 2016

Auditor General’s Report released November 2016 Questions should be asked why Department of Planning approved the project. Exhibit 6: Changes reflected in the December 2014 updated economic appraisal Potential conflict of interest was… Continue reading

Sydney light rail: NSW government moves to quell capacity concerns

July 6, 2016 – 10:35AM  Matt O’Sullivan, Sydney Morning Herald A combination of trams running on Sydney’s new $2.1 billion light rail line and buses will boost public transport capacity from the eastern… Continue reading

How the Light Rail was sold – Springfield style

Trams vs Active Transport and flexible buses

Former State Government transport adviser and light rail expert Greg Sutherland said stretching the tram to La Perouse ‘ is a no-brainer.  Southern Courier 28th March 2016. Trams ran to La Perouse up… Continue reading

Light Rail – Supporting the Sporting City – Max Moore-Wilton’s Vision

Getting heavy on Sydney’s light rail, Daily Telegraph Andrew Clennell, July 1, 2011    THE man who invented Infrastructure NSW yesterday told Barry O’Farrell to just get on with building light rail from… Continue reading