Category Archives: Sydney Metro

Sydney: why have one metro system when you can have two (or more)? Part 2

In the first post in this series I took a look at the significant differences between Sydney Metro Western Sydney Airport (Metro WSA) which will connect the new airport to the Sydney Trains network at St Marys, and the combined … Continue reading

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Sydney: why have one metro system when you can have two (or more)? Part 1

The second week of January 2023 featured extensive media coverage in the Sydney Morning Herald about the Sydney Metro. It’s unclear what triggered this, apart from the opening of the next stage of Metro City and Southwest from Chatswood to … Continue reading

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Sydney Metro West gets a mega CBD interchange and Star Casino hits the jackpot, but no southeast link

Two more pieces in the Sydney Metro West puzzle were revealed in the recent announcement by the NSW Government of the location of the remaining stations on the line – Pyrmont and Hunter Street. The announcement itself was not a … Continue reading

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Meet REM: Sydney Metro’s Canadian twin

A fully automated metro system over 65 kilometres long is under staged construction in a major city and is expected to be fully open by the early 2020s. Using technology supplied by European rail company Alstom and trains manufactured in … Continue reading

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Sydney Metro West update: the government goes for speed over coverage

Yesterday’s release of a Project Overview detailing the station locations for the planned Sydney Metro West between Westmead and the Sydney CBD largely confirms the state government’s previous announcements as well as analysis in this blog and elsewhere. It also … Continue reading

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