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Sydney Light Rail

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 1800 684 490
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Appalling

This would have to be the worst of all Sydney transport, chronic overcrowding, idiots with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David H
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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Safe and Efficient Public Transport

We used this twice during our weekend stay in Sydney. And were happy with both our journeys... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
BenYorkie
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Malaysia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 1800 684 490
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This would have to be the worst of all Sydney transport, chronic overcrowding, idiots with backpacks bumping your face and other body parts without saying "Sorry" I now walk from Central to Paddys Matkets. If you wait for the next train it's just gas bad....More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We used this twice during our weekend stay in Sydney. And were happy with both our journeys - clean, comfortable and on time. Its not first class but it gets to your destination in reasonable time and no hassle.

Thank BenYorkie
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Very slow, very expensive fare, very crowded, and very infrequent, not very useful as it doesn't get close to most of the attractions or shopping apart from Star City casino Not very useful

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Tried this since it was recommended by a friend. Opal card works on light rails as well, just remember to tap on and off, since there are no turnstiles. Overall light rail was good. Mostly on time. However, what I didn't like was the light...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

There's nothing wrong with the service once past Star but in the city area it gets very busy even at off peak times. I guess there must be some logistic reason why there isn't a more frequent service between Star and Central, but at the...More

Thank crushertim
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Travelling from Central to The Star on Sunday afternoon after flying from interstate and the next tram was due in 3 minutes when we arrived. The sign counted down to 1 minute and then several minutes later a tram pulled up and let the passengers...More

Thank djhm
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

On advice from a friend I used the light rail from Sydney airport upto New Castle. This saved hiring a rental car and fighting the jammed city streets of Sydney. 3 hours of relaxed travel and we were there. The train station is at the...More

Thank Noel A
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We used the light rail quite a few times while we were visiting relatives in Sydney. It's essential to get a Opal card for all Sydney transport to "tap on" and "tap off " on all modes of transport to ensure you pay the correct...More

Thank Thomas G
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I was here last year and there was no service from Central station to Paddys Market. You joined the service there if you wanted to go to Darling Harbour or you took a replacement bus. This was because of work being carried out to provide...More

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I recently stayed a few days at the Sofitel in Darling Harbour. There was a station across the road and we used the light rail a few times. It is a good low cost option which operates frequently and makes exploring the inner suburbs very...More

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It goes all the way to Dulwich Hill in the western suburbs. There are 23 stops between Central Station and Dulwich Hill.
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