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Light Rail

The Light Rail will provide fast and reliable public transport over a 12-kilometre route featuring 19 stops from Circular Quay, through the CBD, to Kingsford and Randwick via Surry Hills, Moore Park and Kensington.

Stage one of construction of High Street begins in March 2017. Works will be ongoing until construction is due to be completed in 2018. Services will start running in 2019.

Light rail work will continue in Randwick

Update - 1 June to 1 September 2018

High Street will be changing from 31 March

From 31 March 2017, High Street will change as stage one of construction of Randwick’s new Light Rail service begins. Please note:

  • Emergency services access and emergency local access will be maintained for Prince of Wales Hospital – Barker Street entrance and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick’s Emergency Department at all times.
  • Two Emergency parking spaces have been allocated within the construction area. A Transport for NSW Traffic Controller will be stationed in this area 24/7 to assist families requiring Emergency care.
  • There will also be additional short-term parking on Clara Street, adjacent to Prince of Wales Hospital, and Hospital Road.

Traffic congestion near Randwick Hospitals Campus

Upcoming works on The Nine Ways Intersection and Barker Street Fri 29th Sept 2017

Traffic changes in the CBD, South East and Airport Precincts from Friday 22 September

Light Rail Update - 31 July 2017

Important Light Rail project safety message

Randwick 3 month notification - 25 May to 25 August 2017

Notification - The intersection of Alison Road and Darley Road will be closed from 8pm Friday 19 May to 5am Monday 22 May 2017

Notification of night works for the Light Rail along High Street, between Wansey Road and Avoca Street from Tuesday 2 May 2017 to Wednesday 31 May 2017.

Notification of out of hours work (20 May to 20 June 2017) – Kensington

Notification of out of hours work (20 May to 20 June 2017) – Kingsford

Click here to read the Light Rail update for the ndwick area

View the fact sheet and a detailed map of current High Street works.

View details on current bus diversions during Light Rail construction.

High Street Bus Diversions - Eastbound

High Street Bus Diversions - Westbound

Randwick Campus surrounds map

Read the Light Rail fact sheet.


Travel tips

  • Plan your trip in advance using the trip planner or use tone of the real-time travel planning apps.
  • For updates on the go, download real-time transport apps: Arrivo Sydney, NextThere, TransitTimes, TripGo, Triptastic, TripView, Commuter and CommuteNSW
  • The latest information on traffic conditions is available at www.livetraffic.com
  • For more information visit, www.mysydneycbd.nsw.gov.au

24-hour helpline

Call the Transport for NSW 24-hour response line on 1800 775 465.