Staging underground station-3

A brief introduction to FastLink FastLink is HSR technology adapted for efficient and cost effective city access. The first adaptation is that the FastLink rolling stock is configured in metro style. That means longitudinal seating and three wide doors per carriage. This creates short dwell times and allows FastLink to operate with only two platforms per station. Conventional HSR uses airline styl...

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Staging underground station-2

This option has 3 main stages: 1. Create a new conventional station located under the new Town Square and divert the conventional rail line through this station. 2. Create a new High Speed station within the confines of the existing rail corridor and initially use it for a fast and high frequency east-west rail line connecting Parramatta with the Sydney CBD and to points west including the Western...

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Staging underground station-1

For some time now Parramatta has been recognised as a logical location for a future High Speed Rail station given its centrality to greater Sydney. However, Parramatta is also rapidly going vertical and is space constrained. Some say that High Speed Rail station would seem to be enormously expensive and disruptive. This is an outline of one plan under which Parramatta can be given a High Speed Rai...

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Regeneration after undergrounding

Regeneration after undergrounding rail between Perth CBD and Northbridge The Perth City Council wanted to connect Perth CBD and Northbridge urban precinct by undergrounding the Fremantle rail line. Strategex staff led the economic, environment and social impact assessment of the case for undergrounding. The economic assessment included: • net economic value from new residential, commercial, car pa...

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