We are pleased to announce that today the next stage of Sydney Metro City & Southwest is underway with the community asked to provide input to the Chatswood to Sydenham Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
The EIS provides a first look at Sydney Metro’s seven new stations that extend from Chatswood to Waterloo – providing detail on how the new stations will be constructed and how we plan to minimise impacts on the community, businesses and other stakeholders.
As we move forward with the project’s design and development, feedback from the community and stakeholders is critically important in helping us shape the delivery of Stage 2 of Sydney Metro, Australia’s biggest public transport project.
Sydney Metro will provide a fundamental shift in how people will get around the city by taking 30 million cars off the road every year by 2036 and moving more people across the Harbour in the busiest hour of the peak than the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Harbour Tunnel combined. A metro trip from Chatswood to Central will take 15 minutes, about 10 minutes faster than the existing suburban railway system.
During the EIS period we encourage you to review the detailed information available regarding the Chatswood to Sydenham component of the project This information can be found at http://sydneymetro.info
The EIS will be on public exhibition until Monday 27 June, 2016 submissions must be made to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment by this date.
During the EIS exhibition period a series of community information sessions will be held between Chatswood and Sydenham. You are invited to attend these sessions and meet expert members of the Project team who will be there to answer any question you may have. There is no need to make a booking.
Details on how to make a submission and information session details can be found in the newsletter attached.
We will be back talking to the community later this year regarding the Sydenham to Bankstown EIS.
This is an exciting new phase of the project and we thank you for your ongoing interest.
Sydney Metro City & Southwest
Transport for NSW
T: 1800 171 386