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$1.9B transport boost announced for NSW

The Federal Government has announced a $1.9 billion investment to support the delivery of future and on-going transport projects across western Sydney.

The Federal Government has announced a $1.9 billion investment to support the delivery of future and on-going transport projects across Sydney’s west.

The new funding will provide a boost for one of the nation’s fastest growing regions. This will include $500 million for Mamre Road Stage Two. This is on top of the $253.6 million already allocated by the State Government for the first stage of the project.

$500 million has also been committed for works at Richmond Road, Garfield Road and Memorial Avenue, while a $400 million investment will help to deliver priority sections of Elizabeth Drive upgrade. This funding builds on financial commitments already made by the State Government.


 

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A further $115 million has been commitment for Mulgoa Road Stage Two, $100 million to deliver new infrastructure to support bus services to the WSI airport and a $20 million investment to support the delivery of the final business case for the first stage of the Western Sydney Freight Line.

New South Wales Minister for Transport Jo Haylen said the Federal Government funding is helping to greater support essential transport projects throughout the region.

“Cities can’t grow without the transport links that get people and goods from place to place. That is why this is such an important, city shaping commitment from the Federal Government to help deliver the transport links which will help the new city here grow,” Haylen said.

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