Parramatta Light Rail approved

30 May 2018

Parramatta Light Rail is now full steam ahead with Stage 1, after State Significant Infrastructure planning approval was received for the project.

Planning approval follows extensive consultation with the public and major stakeholders including Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Western Sydney University, the City of Parramatta Council, Western Sydney Business Chamber and the Parramatta Chamber of Commerce.

Parramatta Light Rail is part of the NSW Government’s $80 billion infrastructure pipeline, which includes the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia with $43 billion of investment over the next four years.

Parramatta Light Rail will begin construction later this year and is expected to begin services in 2023.

For more information, refer to the media release announcing Parramatta Light Rail approved.