Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Canberra Light Rail – new Mitchell Light Rail Stop

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$12,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$6,000,000

Project Description

This project involves modifying the existing Canberra Light Rail Stage 1 Project to include the design and construction of an additional light rail stop. The Mitchell Light rail stop will be located immediately south of the Sandford Street intersection with Flemington Road.


  • Improve passenger rail services
  • Improve efficiency and network reliability
  • Improve connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
  • Improve accessibility and connectivity


The Australian Government has committed $6 million. 


The project commenced late 2020, and was completed late 2021.

The Mitchell stop is now operational.

This commitment will enable this project to commence one year ahead of schedule.

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Project details last updated: 9/02/2022