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Cables under bridge spark new Canberra light rail construction fears

Cables under bridge spark new Canberra light rail construction fears

Cables have been installed under a bridge, reducing the capacity for floodwaters to pass through and potentially pushing them onto the tracks.

  • by Blake Foden

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'Non-compliant' light rail could still get accreditation
Canberra

'Non-compliant' light rail could still get accreditation

While the union fears the electrical cabling is too shallow to meet Australian standards, the project can still be accredited as long as it is proved safe.

  • by Katie Burgess
'White elephant': Fears Canberra light rail network won't be certified
Canberra

'White elephant': Fears Canberra light rail network won't be certified

Electricians and their union representatives are concerned that high-voltage cables are installed too close to the surface.

  • by Blake Foden
Ratepayers being taken for a ride on forecasts for light-rail project
Opinion
Opinion

Ratepayers being taken for a ride on forecasts for light-rail project

One would have to be very gullible to imagine that we could build light rail for even half the cost of the Gold Coast project.

  • by Letters to the editor
$30,000 for a bird's eye view of light rail
Public transport

$30,000 for a bird's eye view of light rail

The monthly drone footage is one of about $7 million worth of variations approved for the project so far.

  • by Katie Burgess
Civic's displays are running a bit short on Christmas joy
Opinion
Opinion

Civic's displays are running a bit short on Christmas joy

The ACT government is making Scrooge look like a respectable person.

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Canberra Now: Northbourne traffic pain; and a steep light rail challenge
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Canberra Now: Northbourne traffic pain; and a steep light rail challenge

Plus the human rights commission defends public servant free speech; and the Manuka Test match in the spotlight.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Steep gradient poses technical challenge to State Circle alignment
ACT government

Steep gradient poses technical challenge to State Circle alignment

However an ACT government spokeswoman said any route would have problems to overcome.

  • by Katie Burgess
Motorists set for more delays on Northbourne Ave
Light rail

Motorists set for more delays on Northbourne Ave

Parts of Northbourne Avenue have shown "considerable deterioration" and need to be resurfaced to avoid more significant upgrades in the future.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Santa enjoys a 'smooth' ride on the tram to deliver presents
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Santa enjoys a 'smooth' ride on the tram to deliver presents

The big man in red dropped off presents donated by staff at Canberra Metro and Transport Canberra and City Services.

  • by Megan Doherty
How much will it cost to catch light rail in Canberra?
Public transport

How much will it cost to catch light rail in Canberra?

The 2019 public transport fares have been released and for the first time light rail ticket prices are included.

  • by Katie Burgess