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Canberra Metro bans union barbecue from light rail depot

Canberra Metro bans union barbecue from light rail depot

About 20 electricians instead stood in the wind outside the depot to enjoy a sausage or bacon and egg roll.

  • by Blake Foden

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Govt considered building bridge from Acton for light rail to Woden
Canberra

Govt considered building bridge from Acton for light rail to Woden

However the option was scuttled due to cost and technical challenge.

  • by Katie Burgess
Public transport group suggests taking cuttings of Charles Weston trees
Public transport

Public transport group suggests taking cuttings of Charles Weston trees

The suggestion was made during the second hearing of a federal inquiry into the second stage of Canberra's light rail network.

  • by Katie Burgess
Trees planted nearly a century ago to be removed for light rail to Woden
Canberra

Trees planted nearly a century ago to be removed for light rail to Woden

Trees planted nearly a century ago by the man who transformed Canberra into the garden city will be removed for the second stage of light rail. 

  • by Katie Burgess
Each month light rail is delayed, Canberra Metro will lose millions
Canberra

Each month light rail is delayed, Canberra Metro will lose millions

Canberra Metro maintains construction will be completed in December.

  • by Katie Burgess
Parliament House light rail route may be more direct, but not cheaper
Public transport

Parliament House light rail route may be more direct, but not cheaper

Heritage constraints, the need for yet another bridge and pedestrian access make passing by parliament problematic.

  • by Katie Burgess
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Cost of Canberra's light rail stage two revealed
Public transport

Cost of Canberra's light rail stage two revealed

Early estimates have placed the cost at between $1.3 billion and $1.6 billion.

  • by Katie Burgess
In dead of night, Canberra's light rail vehicle emerges for testing
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Canberra

In dead of night, Canberra's light rail vehicle emerges for testing

It travelled at just 5km/h, had to be towed and was delayed because of a technical failure, but a key milestone of the Gungahlin tram project has been reached.

  • by Katie Burgess
New Mitchell light rail stop to involve 'significant' work: minister
ACT government

New Mitchell light rail stop to involve 'significant' work: minister

The design of the extra stop was funded in Tuesday's budget.

  • by Katie Burgess
Calls for investigation into loss of trade from Gungahlin construction

Calls for investigation into loss of trade from Gungahlin construction

The opposition will call for an investigation the potential loss of trade suffered by business owners near the Gungahlin construction works.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
First trams to start running soon, but you won't be able to catch one
ACT government

First trams to start running soon, but you won't be able to catch one

Don't be surprised if you spot the first light rail trains on the track in Gungahlin soon.

  • by Sally Pryor