It’s time for the government to come clean. The announced Metro Southwest Liverpool extension just doesn’t work with approved plans for Bankstown station.
8,000 commuters are forced to interchange at Lidcombe every day as a result of the loss of Inner West Line services to Liverpool/Bankstown via Regents Park
Residents of Auburn and Bankstown electorates have nominated the lack of direct train services to the City as the most pressing transport issue
Transport Minister Andrew Constance backflips on a promise for more Bankstown Line services on the Sydney Trains network for 9 stations west of Bankstown
Transport for NSW data show removal of Liverpool via Regents Park trains caused most significant increase in travel times across Sydney
The government’s confirmed: Berala, Regents Park, Sefton, Chester Hill, Leightonfield, Villawood, Carramar, Birrong and Yagoona will have NO trains to City!
The contrast between North Shore and Western Sydney could not be greater because of Gladys Berejiklian’s attacks on public transport.
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
More Cuts and Slower Trains are coming to Western Sydney: Bankstown Line to be cut at Cabramatta and Richmond to lose all express trains to City
EXCLUSIVE: Western Line upgrade dumped by Gladys Berejiklian to force more drivers onto the M4 WestConnex to increase toll revenue.
We call on the State Government and Opposition to prioritise the following infrastructure projects for the Strathfield – Lidcombe – Bankstown – Cabramatta – Liverpool areas.