New design for Wickham transport interchange

Published 27th July, 2015 in Infrastructure, Transport

A new design for the transport interchange at Wickham has been released,  which will create jobs and link commuters with trains, buses and taxis across Newcastle.

Artist impression of the new transport interchange at wickham
The Wickham transport interchange is due to open in 2017

NSW Premier Mike Baird said the interchange will help meet future transport needs of the Newcastle community through the Newcastle Light Rail project.

“The state-of-the-art transport interchange will allow for the future development of Newcastle Light Rail and will help reconnect the city with the forshore,” Mr Baird said.

Transport Minister Andrew Constance said feedback on the origainal design promted an update to the plans.

“We want to create a striking public space that not only looks good, but will provide easy access for public transport customers,” Mr Constance said.

The Wickham transport interchagne is due to open in 2017 and will incorporate the new intercity train fleet.

Further feedback on the design will be sought from local residents, businesses and coucil. 

Visit the Transport for NSW website for more information about Wickham interchange. 

Published 27th July, 2015 in Infrastructure, Transport