Light rail from Gold Coast to Tweed part of Future Transport strategy

You could be catching the Gold Coast’s light rail all the way across the border to Tweed Heads, under a new plan being considered by the NSW Government.

NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance was joined by Member for Tweed Geoff Provest today to make the announcement, saying it would be part of the NSW Government’s Future Transport strategy and a Tweed Heads Transport Network plan.

But it won’t be a simple task. With the light rail needing to cross the border between Queensland and New South Wales, the plan would require cooperation on many levels from both state governments as well as local government agencies.


It will also only be investigated after the G:Link’s Stage 3 has been completed, connecting the light rail to Coolangatta Airport.

Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said extending the light rail over the border was “vital for the community”.

“This project will deliver huge benefits for the Tweed and I look forward to seeing improved cross-border connections.”

Cam is the producer/presenter of myGC’s ‘Good Morning Gold Coast’ and ‘G’Day Tweed’ programs, and is a news-multimedia content producer for the 102.9 Hot Tomato Company. Before arriving on the Gold Coast in 2016, he worked across Australia’s broadcasting industry in various roles as producer, presenter, editor and journalist – receiving an Australian Commercial Radio Award in 2010 for the category of Best News Presenter. He’s also worked as a Media Adviser to federal politicians, government departments and agencies, specialist and general medical centres and community groups.

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