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Canberra Streetcar Historical Plan

Walter Burley Griffin‘s original plan for Canberra being developed before the subsidization of the private car include several streetcar and railway corridors. The original plan for Canberra was more compact as sprawl requires a high energy private transport system.

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Future Newcatle Light Rail Options

Transport for NSW ran some options for restoring trams to Newcastle in 2016. It does not include the better coverage Union St tramway. [T4NSW]

 

A map of the historical tramway system of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. [Wikipedia]

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Tramways of Newcastle