Latest PTCBR light rail news
Following Senator David Pocock’s announcement that he was opposed to federal funding for light rail to Woden, PTCBR has made clear that is disappointed with
Every few years a “revolutionary” new transport technology arrives on the scene, accompanied by a whole lot of fanfare about how it will render all
Five years after Chief Minister Andrew Barr announced that the second stage of Canberra’s light rail network was heading to Woden, the Public Transport Association
The recent announcement about how light rail construction will affect the surrounding road network has everyone excited. At the peak of construction, Commonwealth Avenue will
PTCBR recently made a submission to the development application for the remodelled Woden interchange. You can read it here, as well as our earlier submission
The recent announcement of $132.5 million in Commonwealth Government funding for Stage 2A of Canberra’s light rail network by ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja and
The Public Transport Association of Canberra (PTCBR) has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to invest $132.5 million in Stage 2A of Canberra’s light rail network
The Public Transport Association of Canberra (PTCBR) has welcomed the re-election of the ACT Government led by Chief Minister Andrew Barr as a further vindication
The Public Transport Association of Canberra (PTCBR) has slammed comments made on Thursday morning by ACT Opposition Leader Alistair Coe, who confirmed in an ABC
About light rail in Canberra
As a proven and popular mass transit technology, light rail will be a key tool in reducing Canberra’s car dependency. It will also contribute to a reduction in carbon emissions by being powered exclusively by renewable energy and will limit urban sprawl by facilitating transport-oriented urban renewal.
Light rail will eventually form the backbone of a Canberra-wide, integrated public transport network along the inter-town routes, supported by more frequent local bus services and improved active travel infrastructure.
Light rail in Canberra:
The depot and operations centre is located in Mitchell.
Current news on light rail construction can be found at
Transport Canberra’s light rail page.
CAF Urbos 3 – Canberra’s Light Rail Vehicle
Light Rail Stage 1 – Gungahlin to the City
Light Rail Stage 2 – Woden to the City
2015 Light Rail Master Plan
Light Rail Depot in Mitchell