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Parramatta Light Rail is one of the NSW Government's major infrastructure projects being delivered to serve a growing Sydney. Search and browse the latest news and articles about this project.

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Ministerial media release
4 July 2024

Parramatta Light Rail enters final testing phase as network’s name is revealed

Parramatta Light Rail is on the home stretch to service Western Sydney communities in the coming months, set to enter the final stage of testing and officially named the L4.

Ministerial media release
25 June 2024

New transport links ready to criss-cross Parramatta as Light Rail testing reaches halfway mark

A missing link on the popular new Alfred Street walking and cycling path will be filled, thanks to a $5.3 million investment from the Minns Labor Government.

News
21 June 2024

Save the date: school holiday fun program – July

Bring the kids and come along to Centenary Square in Parramatta these July school holidays to enjoy a jam-packed schedule of family-friendly events hosted by the Parramatta Light Rail project. 

News
17 June 2024

Western Sydney students’ sneak peek inside new Parramatta Light Rail vehicles

Around 300 students from six Western Sydney schools had a preview inside one of Parramatta’s new light rail vehicles last Friday. 

Departmental release
14 June 2024

Parramatta Light Rail kicks off weekend testing on Eels game day

Parramatta Light Rail is set to ramp up its full day testing activities from weekdays to seven days a week, with the first light rail vehicles to conduct test runs during a major local sporting event.

Departmental release
7 June 2024

Parramatta Light Rail Community Fun Day and weekly giveaways support Church Street businesses

The Parramatta Light Rail project is supporting local businesses in the Church Street dining precinct with a fun, family-friendly community event and a slew of weekly dining voucher giveaways to attract people into the city and support local businesses, ahead of passenger services in the coming months.

Ministerial media release
3 June 2024

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 construction to begin in this term of Government

Construction of Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 will begin under the Minns Labor Government, with a $2 billion investment to build better, connected communities in Sydney’s growing west.

Departmental release
27 May 2024

Peak excitement for Parramatta as light rail gets set for full-day testing

Peak hour in Western Sydney is making a monumental shift, as Parramatta Light Rail testing leaps forward into full day testing on weekdays.

Ministerial media release
13 May 2024

Parramatta Light Rail begins daytime testing in Parramatta

Daytime testing for Parramatta Light Rail is kicking off today, marking another milestone as the system gears up for passenger services later this year.

News
30 April 2024

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 receives federal approval

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 has received final project planning approval after the Federal Minister for Environment and Water endorsed the Western Sydney mega project.

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