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The caretaker period for the NSW Election commenced on 1 March 2019.

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11 Feb 2019
Wire-free Parramatta Light Rail in Westmead and Parramatta CBD

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1, which will connect Westmead to Carlingford via the Parramatta CBD and Camellia, will utilise a combination of overhead wires and approximately four kilometres of wire-free operation.

The wire-free sections will be between the Westmead Station and Cumberland Hospital light rail stops, and between the Prince Alfred Square and Tramway Avenue stops.

Parramatta Light Rail will provide customers with a modern, comfortable and air-conditioned transport choice.

Vehicles will be equipped with roof-mounted batteries that are charged via the overhead wires and ground level conductor rails at the Westmead Station stop.

By 2026, around 28,000 people will use Parramatta Light Rail every day. Once operational, passengers will be able to access high-frequency “turn up and go” services, seven days a week from early in the morning to late at night.

For all the latest Parramatta Light Rail news visit the project's website.