The following documents were finally released by Transport for NSW, after two and a half years of questioning, and repeated freedom of information requests:
The questions were asked of former Liberal Premier, Mike Baird, current Liberal Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, Transport Minister, Andrew Constance, employees of Transport for NSW, Acciona, and the Altrac consortium:
Transport for NSW have indicated that they have revealed the following questions, in the documents received.
On 16th December, 2016, the access application under the GIPA Act. (Freedom of Information request was received from Transport for NSW:
I SEEK THE FOLLOWING:
a. The licensed and forecast average operational loadings for the light rail vehicles in the morning peak hour from 8am-9am on the CSELR (CBD and South East Light Rail)
b. The number of buses to be replaced by the light rail vehicles in the morning peak hour from 8am-9am.
c. The licensed and average operational capacities of those buses.
2. Documents revealing the details of any traffic modelling undertaken for the CSELR project. In this respect I specifically seek information which is not subject to cabinet-in-confidence provisions, which contains any of the following information:
a. Cost/benefit analysis between light rail and electric buses
b. Cost/benefit analysis between light rail and business-as-usual (e.g. our current buses)
c. Forecast likely average light rail journey time from Kingsford to the City and Randwick to the City.’
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