Fears for wildlife during Sydney Light Rail construction – Southern Courier

A BABY brushtail possum nicknamed Scratch has become one of the faces of the fight to save trees earmarked for removal for Sydney’s light rail line. No animals or birds were rescued or relocated from the 40 mature trees chopped down on Alison Rd and Anzac Pde at Randwick, according to Transport for NSW.

‘Greedy’ Spanish contractors of the CBD to South East light rail want an extra $340 million for project – Daily Telegraph

THE Spanish contractor building the CBD to South East light rail project wants a whopping extra $340 million from the state government to finish the $2.1 billion project. And the government has so far countered with an offer less than $100 million, sources have confirmed to The Daily Telegraph.

Light rail company has bribery background – Daily Telegraph

The French company manufacturing and operating the trams for Sydney’s controversial $2 billion eastern suburbs light rail project has been at the centre of corruption charges in the UK and US and was fined $800 million last December after an FBI investigation into bribery.

Berejiklian’s light rail to be caught short in peak hour

Berejiklian’s light rail to be caught short in peak hour–  The Australian. ANDREW CLENNELL THE AUSTRALIAN 12:00AM October 24, 2017 When NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s controversial $2.1 billion CBD light rail opens in 2019, it will have 1000 more people wanting to use it than what her Transport Minister has said is its capacity. Documents … Continue reading Berejiklian’s light rail to be caught short in peak hour