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Light rail vehicle cracks in Sydney prompt ACT government to check Canberra fleet

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated November 6 2021 - 2:40am, first published November 5 2021 - 6:30pm
A Spanish-built CAF light rail vehicle pulls into Gungahlin Place on Canberra's light rail line. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The ACT government has asked the operator of Canberra's light rail line to check for safety issues with the vehicles on the route, after NSW transport authorities moved to shut down a Sydney light rail line due to significant cracking in its vehicles.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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