Perth Light Rail

The Australian Greens have been working with local government, industry and transport planners to create a bold plan for a major upgrade to Perth's public transport system.

At its heart is a light rail network that links the major train lines and provides greatly improved services along Perth's high frequency routes, while freeing up buses to provide additional services within the suburbs.

The Australian Greens have been working with local government, industry and transport planners to create a bold plan for a major upgrade to Perth's public transport system.

At its heart is a light rail network that links the major train lines and provides greatly improved services along Perth's high frequency routes, while freeing up buses to provide additional services within the suburbs.

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Estimates: Why MAX Light Rail was axed by Abbott in WA

24 Feb 2014

The Abbott Government took no advice from its department on whether to scrap $500 million in funding for light rail in Perth.

media-releases

Perth Light Rail latest casualty of AAA-rated incompetence

18 Dec 2013

Today Premier Barnett has announced Perth Light Rail (MAX) is the latest casualty of his AAA-rated incompetence as he "delays" MAX for three years. 

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Abbott pledges zero dollars for rail in WA

18 Aug 2013

Tony Abbott’s wild promise of $1.3billion for roads in Western Australia comes side-by-side with his plan to provide zero dollars for urban rail in our state, Greens Senator for WA Scott Ludlam warned today.

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We convinced Labor and Mr Barnett on light rail; that leaves Mr Abbott – Greens

09 Aug 2013

Greens Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam says now Colin Barnett has accepted the Greens-led push to build light rail in Perth, the Greens will maintain pressure to ensure Federal funds flow to the project.

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