New South Wales Government Extends Sydney Light Rail Network

21 July 2010 (Last Updated July 21st, 2010 18:30)

The New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia is extending the Sydney light rail network by 10km at a cost of A$500m (US$435m). The expansion, part of the state's metropolitan transport plan, will boost travel between Dulwich Hill, the Inner West and the Sydney CBD. The firs

The New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia is extending the Sydney light rail network by 10km at a cost of A$500m (US$435m).

The expansion, part of the state's metropolitan transport plan, will boost travel between Dulwich Hill, the Inner West and the Sydney CBD.

The first stage of the project will see a 5.6km extension to the Inner West that will be operation from early 2012, according to government.

This stage also includes the creation of a walking and cycling path in the corridor, a number of greenbelts and other track upgrade works.