GROUND-BREAKING NEWS: MAJOR WORKS START ON GOLD COAST LIGHT RAIL STAGE 2 (QLD)

Helensvale station is set to become the most advanced, modern public transport interchange in the country, with major works now underway to build the $420 million Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 extension. Minister for Transport and the Commonwealth Games Stirling Hinchliffe, joined the Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher and City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate, to officially turn the sod and mark the start of infrastructure construction. “Construction work will now accelerate in the race towards the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and will support up to 1000 direct and indirect jobs during construction and operation,” Mr Hinchliffe said.