'It's ludicrous': Light rail contract confirms Liberals' 'worst fears'

Jasper Lindell
December 7 2023 - 1:40pm

A $577 million contract to build a 1.7-kilometre light rail extension has confirmed the Canberra Liberals' "worst fears", showing the project was vastly more expensive than the opposition had thought the "white elephant" would cost.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

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

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