Although doubts have been cast on passenger numbers for light rail projects in Canberra and the Gold Coast, projects located elsewhere in Australia are forging ahead.

The NSW Government is currently seeking expert assistance in preparing a business case and economic appraisal for the Newcastle light rail project. “Newcastle is the second largest city in New South Wales and its revitalisation is a priority for this government,” Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian said. “Light rail will…