Events will keep the city buzzing during light rail construction

Newcastle’s city centre will be buzzing with a diverse mix of events and attractions when light rail construction kicks off in Hunter Street on 12 September.

Light rail construction on Hunter Street to start 12 September

Light rail construction will start in Hunter Street on 12 September, signalling the start of a major phase of works in the NSW Government’s $660 million Revitalising Newcastle program.

Bus relocation in the city centre delayed by two weeks

Newcastle City Council and Supercars Australia have advised that Watt Street will need to remain closed for longer than initially expected, due to unavoidable delays. As such, plans to relocate buses off Hunter Street ahead of light rail construction have been delayed by two weeks.

Sandstone from the former Honeysuckle railway station to be preserved

Revitalising Newcastle Program Director, Michael Cassel, today announced that sandstone blocks from the former Honeysuckle railway station will be assessed for possible incorporation into the Newcastle light rail design.

New Bus interchange will help keep Newcastle connected

Newcastle’s future integrated transport network is a step closer today with key planning documents for the new Newcastle Bus Interchange put on public display.

New road to help traffic flow during light rail construction

Construction has started on a new road connecting Honeysuckle Drive and Hunter Street at Worth Place as part of the NSW Government’s $500 million plus Revitalising Newcastle program.

Designing world-class transport for Newcastle

Newcastle Transport today detailed how the public transport improvements touted for Newcastle will be grounded in evidence, thorough research and genuine engagement with locals.

Newcastle Transport: Start of a new journey

Today marks the start of a new journey for local public transport with Keolis Downer commencing as the operator of Newcastle Transport.

Newcastle Transport open for business

Saturday will mark the start of a journey to improve transport in Newcastle when Keolis Downer takes responsibility for operating Newcastle Transport bus and ferry services and the Newcastle Transport Hub opens in the heart of the city.

Newcastle Transport update: Keolis Downer to take the keys from 1 July

Keolis Downer will be handed the keys to the existing bus and ferry network in Newcastle and areas of Lake Macquarie from 1 July.


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