Canberra action - forwarded from a TDU listmember who prefers to remain
"Works are underway for the construction of the ACT Light Rail in
Here are some pictures taken on Sunday 12th March 2017 showing the works
around Northbourne Avenue at Barry Drive, Canberra City.
Pictures taken are looking north and south along Northbourne Avenue,
together with a closer up view of the fencing showing some of the
messaging, including a picture of a light rail vehicle with destination,
"Gungahlin", and a statement that the system will open in 2018.
Works so far have included fencing, clearing of the median and removal
of the median trees for several blocks, as seen in the picture looking
Works are proceeding further north along Northbourne Avenue to remove
This area's name brings back memories for me of Traction Publications,
whose postal address was "Canberra City".
Jack Richardson would I think have enjoyed this time now in Canberra,
with the construction of the light rail underway. "