Buildings at Newcastle station under rail truncation plan as Pru Goward unveils design

PLANNING Minister Pru Goward has unveiled a vision for the city centre, including buildings near Newcastle station, at a Property Council lunch at City Hall, reports the Newcastle Herald.

Feb 2015 NSW Govt plans for rail corridor (animated by SOR)

Feb 2015 NSW Govt plans for rail corridor (animated by SOR)

The simple animation above shows the NSW Governments “positive vision” for the Newcastle rail corridor (click image to enlarge).

(As noted elsewhere by SOR, Minister Goward must have forgotten saying there were no proposals before the government to develop the corridor once the heavy rail was truncated and light rail installed along part of it, as reported in the Newcastle Herald 05/06/2014).