Final stage of Sydney’s CBD light rail opens

  • Due to open before the 2019 state election, the completion comes a year later than the NSW government first forecast, and almost twice the original cost following several blowouts and contractor disputes.
  • Transport Minister Andrew Constance wasn’t on hand for the first L3 tram to leave Juniors Kingsford given the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in place across the country.
  • We need everyone to stay at home, it’s not a time to be getting on the light rail for fun, Mr Constance said.
  • I would like to thank the tram drivers and workers who will ensure this light rail service runs, providing a direct link to the city from Kingsford as well as connections to the L2 Randwick line which services the Randwick health precinct.

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