Road closures around Flemington Road for light rail works

Works to install underground services as part of the Transport Canberra light rail project will result in nightly road closures around Flemington Road, Mitchell from this Monday 30 January 2017 to Friday 17 February 2017.

These works will include water main installation and other civil works and will require temporary road closures and changed traffic arrangements to be put in place. read more

Light rail construction works begin again in 2017

Construction on stage 1 of the light rail project restarts this week, with Canberra Metro construction teams returning to work after the Christmas and New Year break.

“From later this week, we can expect to see increased activity along the light rail route as work on the development of Canberra’s first light rail line gets back underway after a short break,” Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris said. read more

Tree removal and replacement program to begin for light rail construction

Trees along the Northbourne Avenue, the Federal Highway and Flemington Road corridor will begin to be removed in sections from next week as construction continues on Canberra’s light rail project.

“As the community will be aware, to build light rail we will have to remove and replace trees along the light rail corridor. Overall more trees will be replanted as a result of the project,” Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris said. read more

Stage 2 announced for light rail

Woden to the City via the Parliamentary Triangle has been selected as the preferred route for the next stage of a Canberra’s city wide light rail network, connecting the north and south of our city, linking employment and cultural hubs and creating a public transport spine from Gungahlin to Woden.

This Cabinet decision follows extensive community consultation on the priority corridors for the next stage of light rail and preliminary investigations by the ACT Government.  read more

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