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Key resources

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Out of hours work - pit excavation at Bridge Road, Cumberland Precinct (PDF 344.93KB)Pit excavation work is required for the earthing of a radio mast.
Leamington Rd Underpass and Active Transport Link ramp closure, Dundas (PDF 340.45KB)Removal of anti-graffiti film before painting of a
mural can begin at the Leamington Road
underpass and ramp.
Investigation Works - Waratah, Mary and Andrew streets, Ermington (SW24) (PDF 380.49KB)Investigation works of existing inground utilities for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 enabling works package
Noisy Work - Pit excavation work at Bridge Road Cumberland (SOM 170) (PDF 336.8KB)Pit excavation work is required for the earthing of a radio mast.
Update: Out of hours work, Barrack Lane substation drainage works(SOM 165C)Work to complete pit drainage for the traction
power substation in Barrack Lane, Parramatta
Construction update – Carlingford to Westmead June to July (SOM 168)Testing and commissioning activities to support the functionality and performance of the light rail network between Carlingford and Westmead
Noisy Out of Hours Work - Stabling and Maintenance Facility Camellia (SOM 166) (PDF 423.22KB)Hydro-demolition of the concrete rail with disposal of wastewater generated within the Stabling and Maintenance Facility, Camellia.
Out of hours work - treet trimming (SOM 167)Tree trimming work is required on the light rail  alignment to prevent branches falling on the tracks.
Out of hours work - RydalmereRail grinding works between Yallamundi Stop to Rosehill Gardens Stop, Rydalmere
Drainage works, Church Street Parramatta (IW542) (PDF 652.43KB)Work to install drainage will be carried out at Church Street, between Macquarie Street and George Street, Parramatta.
Update: Out of hours work, Barrack Lane substation drainage works (PDF 406.47KB)Work to complete pit drainage for the traction power substation in Barrack Lane, Parramatta.
Installation of advance warning signs, North  Parramatta and WestmeadInstallation of light rail advance warning signs on Fleet Street, North Parramatta and Hainsworth Street, Westmead
Stabling and Maintenance Facility Update May to June 2024 (PDF 426KB)Upcoming work activities for May and June
Out of hours work: Barrack Lane substation drainage works (PDF 378.57KB)Work to complete pit drainage for the traction power substation in Barrack Lane, Parramatta.
Installation of kerb ramps, Telopea and Rydalmere (PDF 284.93KB)Installation of kerb ramps, Telopea Street Telopea and reserve Street Rydalmere
Out-of-hours work Barrack Lane, Parramatta (SOM 163) (PDF 281.22KB)Work to complete pit drainage for the traction power substation in Barrack Lane, Parramatta.
Out-of-hours work Hawkesbury Road, Westmead (IW541)  (PDF 659.68KB)Work to seal rail joints will be carried out at Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. Work will take place between 8-10 April. 
Construction update, April and May 2024 – Carlingford to Westmead (PDF 327.48KB)(SOM162)Testing and commissioning activities to support the functionality and performance of the light rail network between Carlingford.
Stabling and Maintenance Facility Construction Update April 2024 (PDF 419.83KB) (SOM161) (PDF 419.83KB)April work activities scheduled for the Stabling and Maintenance Facility (fleet depot)

Speed limit change and out-of-hours signage installation on Church Street and Victoria Road, Parramatta

Speed limit on Church Street between Victoria Road and Barney Street, Parramatta will be reduced to 50km/h.
Out-of-hours work – Intersection of O'Connell Street and Factory Street, North Parramatta (PDF 589.61KB)Out-of-hours work to seal rail joints will be undertaken at the intersection of O’Connell Street and Factory Street, North Parramatta.
Out-of-hours work Intersection of Church Street and Victoria Road, Parramatta (PDF 543.44KB)Out-of-hours work for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project at the intersection of Church Street and Victoria Road. 
Permanent traffic conditions – North ParramattaNotification about current traffic conditions in North Parramatta remaining in place to support public safety and the effective operation of Parramatta Light Rail.
Permanent traffic conditions – Parramatta CBDNotification about current traffic conditions in Parramatta CBD remaining in place to support public safety and the effective operation of Parramatta Light Rail.
Out-of-hours work – Camellia to Westmead, including North Parramatta and the Parramatta CBD (SOM 161)Out-of-hours work for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project – Camellia to Westmead, including North Parramatta and the Parramatta CBD.
Out-of-hours work, Adderton Road Telopea (IW537)Out-of-hours work for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project – Camellia to Westmead, including North Parramatta and the Parramatta CBD. The work will take place between Monday 11 March and Friday 15 March 2024.
Stabling and Maintenance Facility construction update – March 2024 (SOM159)Construction update for the delivery of the Stabling and Maintenance Facility (fleet depot), which is being built at 6 Grand Avenue, Camellia.
Update: Out-of-hours work – overhead wiring, North Parramatta (SOM 152b)Out-of-hours work update regarding the installation of overhead wiring on Factory and Church Streets, North Parramatta. The night work has been rescheduled and will now take place between Tuesday 27 February and Wednesday 28 February 2024. The work will be carried out between 7pm and 7am.
Update: Out-of-hours work – overhead wiring, North Parramatta (SOM152a)Out-of-hours work update regarding the installation of overhead wiring on Factory and Church Streets in North Parramatta.
Out-of-hours work Camellia to Carlingford – February 2024 (SOM 158)
Out-of-hours work for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project – Camellia to Carlingford.
Westmead to North Parramatta – February to March 2024 (SOM 157)
Out-of-hours work for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project – Westmead to North Parramatta.
Stabling and Maintenance Facility in Camellia – February 2024 (SOM 156)
Construction update for delivery of the Stabling and Maintenance Facility (fleet depot) at 6 Grand Avenue, Camellia. The facility will be used to house and maintain all Parramatta Light Rail vehicles and support the future operation of the light rail.
CBD to Tramway Avenue, Parramatta – February to March 2024 (SOM 155)
Construction update for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project – CBD to Tramway Avenue.
Camellia to Carlingford – February to March 2024 (SOM 153)
Construction update for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project – Camellia to Carlingford.
Testing identifies small quantity of asbestos in landscaping site at Telopea
Transport for NSW is supporting the Environmental Protection Authority's wide-ranging investigations by proactively testing construction sites across Sydney. A single positive trace of bonded asbestos was found in recycled mulch in a garden bed at Telopea near the Parramatta Light Rail stop.
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PLR Construction Compliance Report 10 (August 2023-January 2024 (PDF 9.48MB)) (PDF 9.48MB)This report documents Transport for NSW and its Contractors' compliance with the project's planning approval.
Acoustic Advisor Monthly Report - April 2024 (PDF 249.78KB)This report details the April 2024 activities of the Acoustic Advisor for the Parramatta Light Rail project.
Acoustic Advisor Monthly Report - March 2024 (PDF 357.89KB)This report details the March 2024 activities of the Acoustic Advisor for the Parramatta Light Rail project.
Environmental Representative Report - April 2024 (PDF 1.32MB)The Parramatta Light Rail Environmental Representative prepares and delivers this monthly report on Stage 1 progress.
Environmental Representative Report - April 2024 (PDF 1.54MB)The Parramatta Light Rail Environmental Representative prepares and delivers this monthly report on Stage 1 progress.
Operational Noise and Vibration Review (PDF 19.93MB)This report addresses operational noise and vibration associated with light rail operations between Westmead and Carlingford.
Acoustic Advisor Monthly Report – February 2024 (PDF 409.54KB)This report details the February 2024 activities of the Acoustic Advisor for the Parramatta Light Rail project.
Environmental Representative Monthly Report – February 2024 (PDF 1.82MB) The Parramatta Light Rail Environmental Representative prepares and delivers this monthly report on Stage 1 progress.
Acoustic Adviser Monthly Report – January 2024This report details the January 2024 activities of the Acoustic Advisor for the Parramatta Light Rail project. This includes site inspections, monitoring, alerts, any non-compliance and incidents, ongoing and upcoming environmental risks, recommendations, and more.
Acoustic Adviser Monthly Report – December 2023This report details the December 2023 activities of the Acoustic Advisor for the Parramatta Light Rail project. This includes site inspections, monitoring, alerts, any non-compliance and incidents, ongoing and upcoming environmental risks, recommendations, and more.
Acoustic Adviser Monthly Report – November 2023This report details the November 2023 activities of the Acoustic Advisor for the Parramatta Light Rail project. This includes site inspections, monitoring, alerts, any non-compliance and incidents, ongoing and upcoming environmental risks, recommendations, and more.
Environmental Representative Monthly Report – January 2024The Parramatta Light Rail Environmental Representative prepares and delivers this monthly report on Stage 1 progress. It includes information related to the Infrastructure and the Supply, Operate, Maintain packages.
Environmental Representative Monthly Report – December 2023The Parramatta Light Rail Environmental Representative prepares and delivers this monthly report on Stage 1 progress. It includes information related to the Infrastructure and the Supply, Operate, Maintain packages.
Environmental Representative Monthly Report – November 2023The Parramatta Light Rail Environmental Representative prepares and delivers this monthly report on Stage 1 progress. It includes information related to the Infrastructure and the Supply, Operate, Maintain packages.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Staging ReportThis report outlines the proposed staging of works for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project. It describes how and when the conditions of approval will be addressed by each stage (or package) throughout the Stage 1 construction process.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: EIS documents Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) documents relating to the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Construction Air Quality Management PlanThis plan establishes a set of best practice procedures for the management and protection of air quality during construction of the Parramatta Light Rail project. It ensures appropriate controls and procedures are implemented to avoid or minimise air quality impacts and potential adverse impacts to sensitive receivers surrounding the project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Construction Environmental Management PlanThis plan details the strategies of the Great River City Light Rail in mitigating environmental risks and achieving environmental objectives for the Parramatta Light Rail project. This plan is the overarching document of the environmental management system for the project and applies to staff and subcontractors associated with the construction of the project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Construction Heritage Manage PlanThis plan outlines how Great River City Light Rail proposes to manage and control construction impacts to heritage during construction of the Parramatta Light Rail.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Construction Noise and Vibration Management PlanThis plan outlines how Great River City Light Rail proposes to manage potential noise and vibration impacts during construction of Parramatta Light Rail.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Construction Soil and Water Management PlanThis plan details how the Great River City Light Rail proposes to protect water quality and minimise soil impacts during construction of the Parramatta Light Rail.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Construction Traffic, Transport and Access Management PlanThis plan details how Great River City Light Rail proposes to manage traffic during construction of the Parramatta Light Rail project, including traffic control and any potential hazards associated with the traffic environment.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Construction Waste and Resource Management PlanThis plan details how Great River City Light Rail proposes to manage waste and resources during the construction of the Parramatta Light Rail.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Contaminated Land Management PlanThis plan details how Great River City Light Rail proposes to manage and control construction impacts of the Parramatta Light Rail with respect to contamination.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Supply Operate and Maintain (Package 5) Works, Flora and Fauna Management PlanThis plan details how Great River City Light Rail proposes to manage and control construction impacts to flora and fauna during the Parramatta Light Rail project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Operational Noise and Vibration ReviewThis report addresses operational noise and vibration associated with the Paramatta Light Rail operations between Westmead and Carlingford, and environmental noise from the proposed Stabling and Maintenance Facility, electrical substations and the light rail stops.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Project Extensions Approved by the Secretary February 2024This document contains letters about the Parramatta Light Rail Project Extensions Approved by the Secretary of the Department of Planning and Environment (Planning Secretary), including the requested extension, request date, approval date, and the relevant condition.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Environmental Impact StatementThis Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS comprises 25 chapters, along with appendices and technical papers.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 1 – Design, Place and MovementThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It describes the design, place and movement requirements for the project and how these would be met.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 2 – Transport and TrafficThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It assesses the potential transport and traffic impacts from constructing and operating the project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 3 – Noise and VibrationThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It assesses the potential noise and vibration impacts from constructing and operating the project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 4 – Preliminary Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment ReportThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It assesses the potential Aboriginal heritage impacts associated with construction and operation of the project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 5 – Statement of Heritage Impact – Built HeritageThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It assesses the potential built heritage impacts from constructing and operating the project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 6 – Historical Archaeological AssessmentThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It identifies and assesses the impacts of the constructing and operating the project on the non-Aboriginal archaeological resource (including maritime archaeology) within the project site.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 7 – Social Impact AssessmentThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It aims to identify and evaluate the social impacts and necessary mitigation measures for the social locality during the project's construction and operation.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 8 – Business Impact AssessmentThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It identifies and assesses the local business impacts of the project during both construction and operation.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 9 – Biodiversity Development Assessment ReportThis report is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It assesses the potential ecological impacts of constructing and operating the project in accordance with the NSW Biodiversity Offsets Scheme and the Planning Secretary's environmental assessment requirements for biodiversity.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS: Technical Paper 10 – Hydrology, Flooding and Water Quality AssessmentThis technical paper is one of several technical papers that form part of the EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project. It identifies and assesses the potential impacts of the project in relation to hydrology, flooding and water quality during construction and operation.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Updated Noise and Vibration ReportThis report has been updated to include an additional assessment of the potential noise and vibration impacts of constructing and operating the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project since the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment ReportThis report has been updated to include an additional assessment of the Aboriginal cultural heritage of constructing and operating the Stage 2 project since the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Updated Statement of Heritage Impact This report has been updated to include an additional assessment of the potential built heritage impacts of constructing and operating the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project since the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Updated Historical Archaeological AssessmentThis report has been updated to include an additional assessment of the potential historical archaeological impacts of constructing and operating the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project since the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Supplementary Design, Place and Movement ReportThis report has been updated to include an additional design development of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project since the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022. This supplementary report aims to further minimise impacts on the environment and community, and should be read in conjunction with Technical Paper 1 – Design, Place and Movement.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Updated Biodiversity Development Assessment ReportThis report has been updated to include an additional assessment of the potential biodiversity impacts of constructing and operating the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project since the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Supplementary Flooding Report This report has been updated to include additional flooding assessments of the potential hydrologic impacts of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project since the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022. This supplementary report should be read in conjunction with Technical Paper 10 – Hydrology, Flooding and Water Quality Assessment.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Interpretive Contamination Report This report consolidates and interprets available contamination data to describe contamination conditions within and alongside the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 boundary. It also identifies potential impacts to project delivery.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: EIS Response to Submissions – Main ReportThe exhibition of EIS for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 (SSI-10035) ended on 16 December 2022. This report addresses all issues raised in submissions from members of the public, interest groups and local government councils, and issues raised in advice from state government agencies.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: EIS Response to Submissions – AppendicesThis submissions register outlines the submissions received during the public exhibition of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 EIS. It ensures transparency and accountability by documenting and addressing public input throughout the EIS process.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: EIS Amendment Report – Main ReportTransport for NSW is proposing a number of design amendments and refinements to the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 following the exhibition of the EIS in late 2022. This Amendment Report describes and assesses the potential impacts of the amendments and identifies how those impacts would be managed and mitigated, particularly in respect to land use and property, traffic and access, and biodiversity.
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Light rail stopsFactsheet about the Parramatta Light Rail stops, including information about the builders, number of stops being constructed and key features.
Light rail vehiclesFactsheet about the Parramatta Light Rail vehicles, including information about the innovative vehicle design, key features and benefits, technical specifications, and accessibility options.
Parramatta Light Rail frequently asked questionsFrequently asked questions for the Parramatta Light Rail project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 overviewLearn about the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project, its key features and benefits, and what is happening during construction.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Testing and commissioningFactsheet about the testing and commissioning process for the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 overviewLearn about the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project, its key features and benefits, and the current consultation process.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Camellia PrecinctFactsheet about the Camellia Precinct as part of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Ermington Boat RampFactsheet about the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 enabling works and the closure of the Ermington Boat Ramp for up to 3 years.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Ermington PrecinctFactsheet about the Ermington Precinct as part of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Melrose Park PrecinctFactsheet about the Melrose Park Precinct as part of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Rydalmere PrecinctFactsheet about the Rydalmere Precinct as part of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Sydney Olympic Park and Carter Street PrecinctsFactsheet about the Sydney Olympic Park and Carter Street Precincts as part of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Wentworth Point PrecinctFactsheet about the Wentworth Point Precinct as part of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project.
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E105 register (Rev.64.01)This is the register for E105.
Green track for Parramatta Light Rail research reportThis report assesses the viability of establishing green track as part of the Parramatta Light Rail project. It aids decision-making processes for a green track in Parramatta, demonstrating responsible urban design for better mobility and environmental sustainability.
Parramatta Light Rail – Members of the Business Reference GroupThe document lists the names, roles and organisations of the Parramatta Light Rail Business Reference Group members.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Construction Compliance Report #9 (February to July 2023)This report documents Transport for NSW and its contractors' compliance with the project's planning approval (Infrastructure Approval SSI-8285), granted by the Secretary of the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in May 2018. This report covers the period from 1 February 2023 to 31 July 2023.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Community Communication StrategyThis strategy supports communication and engagement activities for the Parramatta Light Rail project, from development to post-completion. It is a dynamic working document that will be updated throughout the project to reflect the changing social environment and issues as they emerge.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2: Community Communication StrategyThis strategy guides the management and delivery of communication and engagement during the development, pre-construction and construction of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 project, and for 12 months following the completion of construction.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1: Walking and bike riding map (PDF 4.37MB)This map provides important information on safe, active travel on the shared walking and bike-riding path (also known as the Active Transport Link) built as part of the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project.

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