• Funding program Major Project Business Case
  • Status Completed
  • Transport mode Rail
  • Expected start/finish Early 2020 - Early 2021
  • Estimated project cost $16,000,000
  • Australian Government contribution $8,000,000
  • Local Council/Shire Kiama Municipal Council,Council of the City of Shellharbour,Shoalhaven City Council,Sutherland Shire Council,The Council of the City of Sydney,Wollongong City Council
  • State NSW
  • Corridor Sydney - Wollongong

Project description

The project developed a strategic business case that investigated options to provide faster passenger rail services from Sydney to Bomaderry via Wollongong.


The project determined the economic, environmental and social costs and benefits of improved passenger rail services from Sydney to Bomaderry via Wollongong.


The cost of the strategic business case was $16 million. The Australian Government contributed $8 million (capped) and the New South Wales Government $8 million.


The strategic business case commenced on 13 March 2020 and was completed on 5 March 2021.

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