Newcastle light rail and Cabinet deliberations

Apologies for another light rail column, but I can’t escape the feeling we may be sleepwalking into a planning disaster, and I don’t want to have to say “I did nothing” if someone comes up to me in 20 years time and asks me how all of this happened, writes Ian Kirkwood at the Newcastle ...

Former Newcastle lord mayor Jeff McCloy slams the light rail route he helped create

In June 2013, Cr McCloy – as he was then – wanted light rail running down Hunter Street, reports the Newcastle Herald. Now there was money to pay for it, the lord mayor was adamant that light rail “must” run down Hunter Street. Now however, Mr McCloy has a dramatically different view, saying the government’s plan is “a recipe ...