It's a date - free community open day for Newcastle Light Rail on 17 February

It's a date - free community open day for Newcastle Light Rail on 17 February

The NSW Government has announced Newcastle Light Rail will launch with a free community open day on Sunday 17 February before standard services begin the next day.

Newcastle Fare Free Bus Zone to end in February 2019, Opal transfer discount to apply

Newcastle Fare Free Bus Zone to end in February 2019, Opal transfer discount to apply

Customers connecting between buses, trains or ferry and the Newcastle Light Rail will benefit from the Opal transfer discount when light rail operations start in early 2019.

Celebrated street-artist 'Adnate' returns to paint landmark piece in Newcastle West

Celebrated street-artist 'Adnate' returns to paint landmark piece in Newcastle West

Revitalising Newcastle has commissioned Matt ‘Adnate’ Last for a new public artwork just 200 metres from his famous, yet disappearing, portrait of a young Indigenous boy at Wickham.

First daytime test on Newcastle Light Rail

First daytime test on Newcastle Light Rail

Light rail vehicles will be a regular sight in the heart of Newcastle from today, with daytime testing starting on Newcastle Light Rail in preparation for the service to open early next year.

Australia's first wire-free light rail put to the test in Newcastle

Australia's first wire-free light rail put to the test in Newcastle

Australia’s first wire-free light rail system in Newcastle passed its initial test last night with a light rail vehicle driven along Hunter Street under its own power.

Newcastle Light Rail construction wraps up as public spaces come alive

Revitalising Newcastle will open the remainder of Hunter and Scott streets in time for Saturday’s launch event of the restored Newcastle Station.

Newcastle Light Rail finished by end of the month

Newcastle Light Rail finished by end of the month

The NSW Government has today confirmed that major construction of light rail track will be completed on time by the end of September, allowing traffic to return to Hunter and Scott Streets and for testing to start next month.

Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan unveiled

Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts, today announced a new period of investment and growth for Greater Newcastle following the launch of the city’s first-ever metropolitan plan.

Time for Novocastrians to be aware, there's a tram there

Time for Novocastrians to be aware, there's a tram there

The first of Newcastle’s light rail fleet has arrived and Revitalising Newcastle is encouraging anyone who comes into the city to ‘be aware, there’s a tram there.’

Revitalising Newcastle opens new connection between the city and harbour at Steel Street

Revitalising Newcastle opens new connection between the city and harbour at Steel Street

Newcastle’s latest connection between the city and the harbour has opened today, with Steel Street extended across the old rail corridor to link Hunter Street with Honeysuckle Drive.


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