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Parramatta Light Rail

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2

Stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail

Stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail will connect the Parramatta CBD to Ermington, Melrose Park, Wentworth Point and Sydney Olympic Park. It will also connect to Sydney Metro West, the heavy rail in Parramatta and Sydney Olympic Park, and ferry services at Rydalmere and Sydney Olympic Park.


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More information

If you have questions about this project you can call the 24 hour community information line on 1800 139 389.

If you have questions for Council about this project you can get in touch at plrinfo@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

 

Latest news April 2022

NSW Government begins community consultation on Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2. Have your say before 26 June

As part of the business case for Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 (PLR2), the NSW Government is now inviting community feedback on the proposal, including the location of proposed stops.

City of Parramatta Council has long advocated for a light rail network that includes the communities in Sydney Olympic Park, Wentworth Point and Melrose Park, which are in desperate need of better transport connections.

City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Donna Davis has welcomed plans to seek the community’s input on the preferred route.

“With so many people relying on public transport to get to or from work, school or study, I encourage everyone to provide feedback to the NSW Government and have their voices heard on this vital piece of infrastructure”, Cr Davis said.

The consultation period is open from Monday 2 May to Sunday 26 June 2022. Visit the NSW Government’s Stage 2 Parramatta Light Rail Virtual Engagement Room to access the ‘Have your say’ survey.

Stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail project includes 15 stop locations from Camellia to Sydney Olympic Park and will connect to the future Metro West and heavy rail in Parramatta and Sydney Olympic Park, and ferry services at Rydalmere and Wentworth Point.

Visit the NSW Government site to provide your feedback.

See the Minister for Transport’s media release: PDF (419.91 KB)

Read Council’s media statement here.

 

Artist Impressions: 1. Boronia Street Ermington, 2. Australia Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park, 3. Light Rail near Carter Street, 4. New Bridge from Melrose Park.

 

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 Preferred Route Map


The new map confirms the preferred Stage 2 route which will travel south of the Parramatta River, through Camellia in the proposed Camellia-Rosehill Precinct, before crossing the river to Rydalmere(Click to enlarge map.)

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Latest News
  • Have your say on PLR Stage 2

    The NSW Government has committed $50 million to continue planning and development work for PLR Stage 2 and Transport for NSW is seeking community feedback on the social impact of the project.

    Proposed to connect PLR Stage 1 and Parramatta’s Central Business District (CBD) to Ermington, Melrose Park, Wentworth Point and Sydney Olympic Park, PLR Stage 2 is planned to have 10 to 12 stops over a 10 kilometre two-way track.

    PLR Stage 2 will have travel times of around 30 minutes from Sydney Olympic Park to Camellia, and the Parramatta CBD and the project would also deliver new and improved walking and cycling links along the rail corridor.

    Have your say on PLR Stage 2

    Take the 10 minute survey before 5.00pm, Friday 28 January 2022
     

     

    Artists impression – PLR Stage 2 Melrose Park to Wentworth Point

    Artists Impression - PLR Stage 2 Melrose Park to Wentworth Point

  • City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer has welcomed the NSW Government’s commitment to invest $50 million in Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 planning in its upcoming 2021-22 NSW Budget. 

    “Parramatta Light Rail is a game-changing transport project for the City of Parramatta and it’s fantastic to see the NSW Government committing to planning for Stage 2,” Cr Dwyer said. 

    “City of Parramatta Council has long advocated for a light rail network that includes Sydney Olympic Park with a direct interchange to Sydney Metro West, ferries and the existing heavy rail network.

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  • Lord Mayor calls for NSW Government to prioritise Light Rail Stage 2

    Map of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 routes

     

    City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer has called on the NSW Government to deliver on its commitment to construct Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 following media reports that the project is in doubt.

    Three years ago, the NSW Government announced its preferred route for Stage 2 which would connect the Parramatta CBD and Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 with Ermington, Melrose Park, Wentworth Point and Sydney Olympic Park.

    Council stands with other key groups in advocating for Stage 2 and calls on the Premier’s continued commitment to provide the infrastructure to support growth in the area.

    For more information see Council news
  • City of Parramatta Council has called for Stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail to go ahead following recent media reports suggesting the project is in doubt.

    The second stage of the Parramatta Light Rail project is crucial for the City of Parramatta as it will play a significant role in connecting the City's newer neighbourhoods to the CBD. It will also link these suburbs with key public transport hubs, including future Metro stations.

    Extending from the Parramatta CBD to Sydney Olympic Park, Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 is expected to connect developing suburbs such as Ermington, Melrose Park and Wentworth Point.

  • The NSW Government announced the preferred route for Stage 2 of Parramatta Light Rail linking Sydney Olympic Park and Wentworth Point with Rydalmere, and the Parramatta CBD.

    The service will provide a much-needed public transport link to support the future growth of the Parramatta Local Government area.

    The nine kilometre preferred route will extend from Carter Street, Lidcombe through Sydney Olympic Park and Wentworth Point before crossing the Parramatta River to Melrose Park, Ermington, and Rydalmere.

    Stage 2 is proposed to have 10-12 stops with travel times of around 25 minutes from Olympic Park to Camellia and a further eight minutes to the Parramatta CBD.

    Stage 2 will be further developed and informed by consultation with the community and stakeholders.

    A final business case will be prepared with an investment decision and details on the timing and construction to follow in late 2018.