The countdown is over!

Almost 15,000 people gathered in Newcastle to celebrate at the community open day, jam-packed with family friendly activities for all ages at each of the six Light Rail stops!

Entertainment and activities included:

  • Newcastle Beach Stop, Pacific Park: face painting, balloon animals, henna tattoos, fairy floss, the Fighter World cockpit, and entertainment on the community stage
  • Queens Wharf Stop, Market Street Lawn: games of croquet and giant chess, a string ensemble and kids spinning tea cups ride
  • Crown Street Stop: free 10 minute massages and live music by Jason Bone
  • Civic Stop, Wheeler Place: magic, monster bubbles, roving entertainers and music
  • Honeysuckle Stop, Kuwumi Place: Aboriginal dance, weaving and live performances by Katherine Waria
  • Newcastle Interchange: roving street performers and a photo booth

Newcastle Light Rail will provide customers with convenient turn-up-and-go services frequently across the city.

Photos from the celebrations that went down(-town) across the six Light Rail stops to come.

Almost 15,000 people gathered in Newcastle to celebrate at the community open day, jam-packed with family friendly activities for all ages at each of the six Light Rail stops!

Entertainment and activities included:

  • Newcastle Beach Stop, Pacific Park: face painting, balloon animals, henna tattoos, fairy floss, the Fighter World cockpit, and entertainment on the community stage
  • Queens Wharf Stop, Market Street Lawn: games of croquet and giant chess, a string ensemble and kids spinning tea cups ride
  • Crown Street Stop: free 10 minute massages and live music by Jason Bone
  • Civic Stop, Wheeler Place: magic, monster bubbles, roving entertainers and music
  • Honeysuckle Stop, Kuwumi Place: Aboriginal dance, weaving and live performances by Katherine Waria
  • Newcastle Interchange: roving street performers and a photo booth

Newcastle Light Rail will provide customers with convenient turn-up-and-go services frequently across the city.

Photos from the celebrations that went down(-town) across the six Light Rail stops to come.

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