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Northern Suburbs to Hobart CBD Light Rail Business Case

The State Government has completed a Business Case for light rail from Hobarts northern suburbs to Hobart CBD.

This Business Case assessed the costs of developing and operating a rail service, and the likely demand for such a service.

The Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (DIER) established a Community Advisory Panel (Panel) to facilitate communication between stakeholders and the Government in the preparation of the Light Rail Business Case.
The Panel, is chaired by Dr Stewart Williams from the University of Tasmania and included the following members-

  • Mayor Tony Foster - Mayor of Brighton;
  • Mayor Adriana Taylor - Mayor of Glenorchy; 
  • Mr Leyon Parker -  Manager Transport Services, Hobart City Council;
  • Mr Hadley Sides - Chief Executive Officer, Sullivans Cove Waterfront Authority;
  • Ms Emma Riley - President Planning Institute of Australia, Tasmanian Branch;
  • Mr Toby Rowallen - Secretary, Future Transport Tasmania; and 
  • Ms Heather Haselgrove - Chief Executive Officer, Metro Tasmania. 

More Information

Further Information relating to this project can be found on the following pages.