IS the Metro the way to go?
No doubt a new North/South line is needed to meet the demand, but why not develop it as part of the existing Sydney Trains network?
… from Schofields on the Richmond line to Macarthur on the South line and Leppington on the South West Rail Link via St Marys, the site of the proposed airport so that it interconnects with the network
Doesn’t the distance preclude it from a Metro service?
-with one third seating
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Western Sydney mayors have weighed in on the future of Greater Sydney and its transformation into a global gateway, demanding state and federal governments fast-track the north-south rail link to establish “new, connected communities in the centre of Sydney’s west”.