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Shop local campaign opens from Carlingford to Camellia

04 August 2020
Shop local campaign opens from Carlingford to Camellia

The diverse range of businesses along the future Parramatta Light Rail alignment are showcased in a new ‘shop local’ campaign by Transport for NSW called ‘Shop. Scan. Win.’ The new campaign is focused on promoting busine… [see more]

Green track trialled for Parramatta Light Rail

03 August 2020
Green track trialled for Parramatta Light Rail

In a first for NSW, one kilometre of ‘green track’ will form a key attraction of the Parramatta Light Rail that will connect Westmead to Carlingford via Parramatta CBD. The first piece of green track, which involves plan… [see more]

Light rail taking shape in Westmead

30 July 2020
Light rail taking shape in Westmead

Major construction on the Parramatta Light Rail has started in the Westmead Health Precinct to provide crucial access to one of Australia’s largest health, education and research hubs. The Parramatta Light Rail will prov… [see more]

Tools down on Eat Street from November

24 July 2020
Tools down on Eat Street from November

Businesses on Parramatta’s ‘Eat Street’ dining strip can look forward to three months of warm-weather festivities in 100 days when Parramatta Light Rail construction halts on 1 November for a promised three month ‘grace … [see more]

Parramatta Light Rail Newsletter - July 2020

30 June 2020
Parramatta Light Rail Newsletter - July 2020

Welcome to the July 2020 Parramatta Light Rail quarterly newsletter aimed at keeping you updated and informed on the project. In this edition you can find stories and information about:… [see more]

Pieces of history salvaged

26 June 2020
Pieces of history salvaged

Parramatta’s Royal Oak Hotel, built in the 1800s, was recently demolished ahead of light rail construction. Prior to its removal, heritage specialists identified a range of historic materials from the original building, … [see more]

Women of history inspire Parramatta progress

24 June 2020
Women of history inspire Parramatta progress

A second micro-tunnelling machine named ‘Elizabeth’ will travel up to 10 metres per day in the Parramatta CBD for the Parramatta Light Rail project, reducing noise and impact compared to street-level works. Parramatta No… [see more]

Delicious deals for Parramatta restaurants

24 June 2020
Delicious deals for Parramatta restaurants

Shoppers will have easy access to a directory of more than 50 Parramatta restaurants,  cafes and takeaway shops offering local food and beverage deals through a ‘Dine, Scan, Win’ campaign, launched this week by Transport… [see more]

3500 trees to green the streets of Parramatta

18 June 2020
3500 trees to green the streets of Parramatta

At least 3500 trees are being planted over four years as part of the Parramatta Light Rail program to bring shade to some of the hottest streets in the local government area. Parramatta Light Rail program director Anand … [see more]

Micro-tunnel machine launches to Parramatta Town Hall

15 June 2020
Micro-tunnel machine launches to Parramatta Town Hall

A micro-tunnel machine has started its journey underground from Centenary Square to Parramatta Town Hall to connect to an existing pipe to extend stormwater capacity. Micro tunnelling is an innovative and discreet method… [see more]

Major roads makeover in Parramatta

10 June 2020
Major roads makeover in Parramatta

Navigating Parramatta will become easier following road upgrades completed as part of the Parramatta Light Rail program of works. The widening and resurfacing of Hawkesbury Road, in association with the Westmead Redevelo… [see more]

Eat Street transformation begins

03 June 2020
Eat Street transformation begins

Major construction for the Parramatta Light Rail has begun on Parramatta’s ‘Eat Street’ in the first step towards the revitalisation of the famous dining strip. From this week, works will begin to remove outdoor dining i… [see more]