North South Rail Line and South West Rail Link Extension corridor identification

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Project overview

Consultation period has now been extended. Feedback will be received until 1 June 2018.

Transport for NSW is consulting on recommended corridors of land for the South West Rail Link Extension and the North South Rail Line for future passenger rail lines.

Transport for NSW is now seeking feedback on each of the corridors. The consultation period has been extended, and feedback will be received until 1 June 2018.

Key benefits

The corridors would provide for future passenger rail lines and:

  • Provide a major transport link between the North West, Western Sydney Airport, South West and Greater Macarthur Growth Areas.
  • Provide transport options to support population, jobs and economic growth across Western Sydney and for the planned Western Sydney Airport.
  • Support future town centres to be designed and planned around future transport infrastructure. 

Status

Feedback open

Project status

Transport for NSW is now seeking feedback on the recommended passenger rail corridors for the North South Rail Line and South West Rail Link Extension by 1 June 2018.

Feedback from the consultation will help to refine the recommended corridors and inform technical investigations. Once land is identified we need to ensure it is protected from future development so the passenger rail lines can be built when needed.

Receive updates

If you would like to receive updates about the progress of the North South Rail Line and South West Rail Link Extension and the corridors please email corridors@transport.nsw.gov.au.

Corridor profile

The NSW Government is planning for the long term transport needs of Western Sydney by identifying and protecting corridors of land for future passenger rail lines.

The South West Rail Link Extension corridor will extend from Leppington Station to North Bringelly for connections with the North South Rail Line corridor.

The North South Rail Line corridor will provide for a passenger rail connection between the Main West Line near St Marys and the Main South Line near Macarthur. Tunnel sections have been identified between St Marys and south of the M4 Motorway, and between Oran Park and the Main South Line near Macarthur to avoid existing communities and to preserve bushland.

In the future, there will be more investigations to extend the passenger rail corridor between St Marys and Schofields, and to identify suitable station locations along the passenger rail corridors.   

Have your say

Transport for NSW is seeking feedback on the recommended passenger rail corridors by 1 June 2018.

You can use the interactive online map to see the recommended corridor locations and to provide your feedback. Alternatively, attend one of the drop-in sessions or use the online feedback form.