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

A selection of comments on the 2013 EIS

I think this Light Rail has been poorly planned with little consultation with the local residents that will be most affected by it, prior to the launch of glossy brochures that I first… Continue reading

Planning for the Past

            (1) Background In November 2006, the NSW Government categorically ruled out building a light rail system in Sydney’s CBD, on the grounds (inter alia) that: “light rail would only take… Continue reading