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Students take up unique offer to learn a trade

21 May 2020
Students take up unique offer to learn a trade

The Parramatta Light Rail program has teamed up with CathWest Innovation College at Mount Druitt to give students the opportunity to learn employable skills during their final years of schooling. Three year 11 students, … [see more]

Preparations continue for micro-tunnelling machine

20 May 2020
Preparations continue for micro-tunnelling machine

Work is underway to create a launch pit in Parramatta’s Centenary Square in preparation for the arrival of a micro-tunnelling machine (similar to a tunnel-boring machine but smaller in diameter). In the coming weeks, the… [see more]

Recycling and reusing rail material for light rail

07 May 2020
Recycling and reusing rail material for light rail

More than 15000 metres of single rail, 13650 rail sleepers, 13000 metres of overhead wires and the track ballast from the closed T6 Carlingford Rail Line will be recycled and reused to construct the new Parramatta Light … [see more]

Parramatta Light Rail traffic changes on Macquarie Street, Parramatta CBD

30 April 2020
Parramatta Light Rail traffic changes on Macquarie Street, Parramatta CBD

From 8pm Friday 1 May, Macquarie Street between Harris and Marsden Streets will be reduced to one lane of traffic (westbound only) as works to install new and relocate existing utilities commence for the Parramatta Light… [see more]

Traffic changes to Harris and Hassall Streets, Parramatta

23 April 2020
Traffic changes to Harris and Hassall Streets, Parramatta

From 8pm Friday 24 April, Harris Street, between George and Hassall Streets will be reduced to one lane southbound to facilitate the installation and relocation of utilities, such as water, gas, communications and electr… [see more]

Construction work hours extended at Hawkesbury Road, Westmead

20 April 2020
Construction work hours extended at Hawkesbury Road, Westmead

Hawkesbury Road, between Darcy Road and Jessie Street, Westmead, is being widened in preparation for the construction and operation of the Parramatta Light Rail. Part of these road works will provide vital access to West… [see more]

Parramatta Light Rail to ramp up work, with changes to construction hours

16 April 2020
Parramatta Light Rail to ramp up work, with changes to construction hours

Parramatta Light Rail construction will now be seven days a week, as part of the changes introduced by the NSW Government in response to COVID-19. The legislative changes allow standard construction hours to extend to we… [see more]

Heritage items found at Cumberland Campus

14 April 2020
Heritage items found at Cumberland Campus

Heritage specialists working on the Parramatta Light Rail project have discovered Aboriginal heritage items during archaeological investigations and heritage salvage works within the Cumberland Campus area. The specialis… [see more]

Major intersection work on Church and Phillip Streets, Parramatta

07 April 2020
Major intersection work on Church and Phillip Streets, Parramatta

From 8pm Thursday, 9 April 2020, the intersection of Parramatta’s Phillip and Church Streets will close for two and a half weeks to carry out necessary works on a major water main. The work will occur 24 hours a day, 7 d… [see more]

Support local eateries across Parramatta

06 April 2020
Support local eateries across Parramatta

In light of temporary restrictions limiting dining-in at restaurants and cafes to help slow the spread of COVID-19, many local eateries in Parramatta are now offering take-away or delivery.  The City of Parramatta Counci… [see more]

Work continues on the Parramatta Light Rail project

02 April 2020
Work continues on the Parramatta Light Rail project

Considered an essential service, Transport for NSW’s Parramatta Light Rail project continues construction work as planned during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team remains on hand to keep businesses, community members and s… [see more]

Parramatta Light Rail Shop Local Campaign suspended due to COVID-19

30 March 2020
Parramatta Light Rail Shop Local Campaign suspended due to COVID-19

Transport for NSW is suspending the Carlingford to Camellia Shop Local Campaign as part of the effort to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Following the additional measures made by Federal and State Governments, Parrama… [see more]