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Hobart to Northern Suburbs Light Rail Business Case (2011)

ACIL Tasman, Hyder Consulting and SEMF were appointed by the Department to assess the business case for a light rail passenger system that would make use of the existing rail corridor between Hobart and Brighton; the Northern Suburbs Light Rail System.

Further information about the 2011 Light Rail Business Case:

The Light Rail Business Case – Community Advisory Panel

The Community Advisory Panel was convened to develop the 2011 Light Rail Business Case. The Panel was 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
  • Ms Heather Haselgrove - Chief Executive Officer, Metro Tasmania