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City Tram Extension

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Background

Passenger services on the City Tram extension commenced on Saturday 13 October, 2018.

The extension features four stops, one on King William Road, servicing the Festival Plaza, and three stops along North Terrace, servicing the museum and library precinct, universities and the Old Royal Adelaide Hospital Site.

The services provide access to the Festival Plaza Precinct, Rundle Mall and the East End shopping, restaurant and tourism precinct, while further invigorating the city's cultural and education boulevard.

For more information about tram services visit Adelaide Metro .


Funding 

The State Government committed $80 million in funding for the first stage of the AdeLINK tram network to the city’s East End, including the purchase of three additional trams.

The Budget commitment delivered a one-kilometre extension along North Terrace, from King William Street to East Terrace and an extension along King William Road to the Adelaide Festival Plaza precinct.

The Adelaide City Council contributed an additional $5 million to upgrade the public realm and supported about 83 jobs during construction. .

It has provided a new service to the bustling East End shopping, restaurant and tourism precinct, while further invigorating the city's cultural and education boulevard. It has also helped to reactivate vacant sites, including key buildings along North Terrace.

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