The community is being invited to have its say and help shape plans for the major upgrade of the Queanbeyan Train Station.
Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro said the proposed upgrade includes creating a new kiss and ride zone, improving the amenities, and upgrading accessible paths and ramps to ensure the station meets the needs of customers for many years to come.
“This $1.1 million upgrade will ensure every member of our community can easily access the Queanbeyan Train Station,” Mr Barilaro said.
“This project will also provide a very welcome economic boost for the region. The NSW Government is seeking a variety of goods, services and materials for the station upgrade, so I encourage local businesses to register their interest and get involved.
“During construction the upgrade will support 40 jobs in engineering, design, construction and administration.”
Deputy Premier and Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole said the upgrade was being delivered as part of the Transport Access Program, in which the NSW Nationals in the state government have invested more than $2 billion to provide more accessible, modern, secure, and integrated transport infrastructure since 2011.
“Upgrades like this ensure that stations have the amenities to support growth in public transport, and build upon our vision to make public transport a first choice for everyone living in the regions,” Mr Toole said.
Feedback on the early concept designs for the project can be provided until Sunday, October 24. All submissions will be reviewed and will help to guide the final design.
Subject to planning approval, this project is expected to be complete in 2022.
Feedback on the concept designs can be submitted by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1800 684 490.