The CBD and South East Light Rail is a new rail network, currently under construction. The 12km route will feature 19 stops, extending from Circular Quay along George Street via Central Station, through Surry Hills to Moore Park, then to Kensington and Kingsford via Anzac Parade and Randwick via Alison Road and High Street.

Engineering features include:

  • First world delivery of new Citadis X05 light rail vehicles
  • Wire free ground based power supply in George Street
  • Reversible substation technologies enabling 99% recovery during braking

Attendees of this forum will see this project under construction however, what we are able to visit will depend on the construction schedule and project status.  It may include:

  • Citadis X05 Light Rail Vehicle at Randwick Stabling Yard
  • Kensington Dam
  • Royal Randwick Light Rail Stop

Forum Speakers

  • Glenn Bentley – Chief Executive Officer, ALTRAC Light Rail
  • Elliot Young – Project Director, Acciona Infrastructure Australia

Hosts

Civil College
Electrical College
Transport Society

Date

Tuesday 18 September
Depart ICC: 0715
Arrive back at ICC: 1330

Departure Location

ICC, Darling Harbour

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Orange Hi Vis Long sleeved shirt or vest with long sleeve shirt (sleeves rolled down and buttoned)
  • Long trousers
  • Hard hat
  • Safety eyewear
  • Gloves worn on a belt clip
  • Ankle length lace up safety boots with safety cap are mandatory footwear

Any delegates whom do not have the above/or comply, will not be permitted to board the bus for the site visit.