Transport Minister Andrew Constance backflips on a promise for more Bankstown Line services on the Sydney Trains network for 9 stations west of Bankstown
NSW Government says Upgraded Signalling (existing Heavy Rail) provides More Trains than Sydney Metro. Why’s the government wasting money on Metro?
We condemn Planning Minister Anthony Roberts and the NSW Government for ignoring the community in proceeding with the “Sydenham to Bankstown” Metro Southwest. We call on both sides of government to cancel this project and commit to a restoration of the Inner West Line to Liverpool (and Bankstown) via Regents Park on the Sydney Trains heavy rail network.
Statement on Metro extension to Yagoona: We continue our opposition to the conversion of the Bankstown Line. Upgraded Heavy Rail not Metro is what’s needed.
The government’s confirmed: Berala, Regents Park, Sefton, Chester Hill, Leightonfield, Villawood, Carramar, Birrong and Yagoona will have NO trains to City!
Overwhemling majority oppose the Sydenham-Bankstown Metro because 9 stations west of Bankstown loses all direct City trains forcing 19,000 to interchange
Government documents show plans to close stations and replace trains with bus services between Bankstown and Cabramatta once Sydney Metro SW is constructed
The North Shore will have 20 trains per hour to City while 9 stations west of Bankstown will soon have NO trains to City because of Sydney Metro
9 stations (Berala, Regents Park, Sefton, Chester Hill, Leightonfield, Villawood, Carramar, Birrong and Yagoona) lose ALL city trains due to Metro Southwest
Sydney transport is a mess. Premier Gladys Berejiklian is presiding over a total frenzy of private toll road building that is sucking billions out of public transport for generations to come.
Transport for NSW has admitted that 2013’s cutting of the Inner West Line at Homebush (disguised as the separation of the T3 Bankstown Line) was a mistake.