It's the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken in the ACT. Now that stage one of Canberra's light rail is complete and ready to take its first passengers, take a look at the numbers behind the project.
1012 DAYS between the start of construction (July 12, 2016) and the opening of the service (April 20, 2019).
26 KILOMETRES of rail tracks has been laid between Gungahlin Place and Alinga Street, in Civic.
More than 1200 TREES have been planted along the route. The first tree was planted on the Northbourne Avenue median on July 6, 2018. The final tree was planted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. About 450 TREES were axed at the start of the project.
A total of 383 OVERHEAD WIRE POLES have been installed along the 12 KILOMETRE route.
442 CCTV CAMERAS will keep an eye on the network's 13 STOPS.
The project's final cost won't be known for a few weeks, but the ACT government has said the construction bill would come in below the forecast $708 MILLION.
A total of 4637 WORKERS AND CONTRACTORS worked on the project at some point during construction, in addition to Transport Canberra staff. This figures includes part time and full-time staff. At its peak, more than 600 PEOPLE were working on the project, according to Canberra Metro chief executive Glenn Stockton.
More than 3.38 MILLION WORKER HOURS have been accumulated on the project.
The light rail vehicles will TRAVEL 18,000 KILOMETRES each week. That will include PASSING 38,000 INTERSECTIONS and STOPPING AT 19,000 STOPS each week.
The drivers will clock up a combined 747 HOURS each week. Canberra Metro employed 70 DRIVERS and customer service officers ahead of the light rail's launch. A further 60 JOBS have been reached at the light rail operations centre in Mitchell.
Each light rail vehicle is 33 METRES LONG and can CARRY A MAXIMUM OF 207 PASSENGERS. The vehicles each have 66 SEATS, including 12 SEATS for the elderly, pregnant woman and mobility impaired.