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Overview - Canberra

Located on the Molonglo River, Canberra is the capital of Australia and the largest city by population in the Australian Capital Territory. It has approximately 452,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2021. The Canberra metropolitan area (Canberra SUA) comprised 490,517 residents as of the 2021 Australian Bureau of Statistics Estimate.

Canberra's rapid transit network consists of a single light rail line.

Canberra Metro

Opened 2019, Canberra Metro consists of a light rail service that serves the city of Canberra and the northern suburbs.

Light Rail

The Canberra Light Rail is a light rail service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Gungahlin Place in the north to Alinga Street in the city in the south, serving 14 stations.

Stage 1 of the Canberra Light Rail was opened in April 2019 and the latest expansion to the line was the opening of Sandford Street station in September 2021. The Canberra Light Rail is operated by Canberra Metro Operations (CMET).

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Schedules -- Last Updated: Mar 03, 2024

References & Helpful Links

Canberra Light Rail at Wikipedia

Official Website for Canberra Metro: Canberra Metro Operations (CMET)


Other Sources

Canberra, Australia at

Other Websites

External Citations

Asset Notes

The Canberra Metro line color was taken from the official website strip map as of March 3, 2024 (pure red).

Last Updated: Mar 03, 2024

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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