The extension connects five completion venues to accomodation and public transport interchanges and is critical to the region's ability to support the crowds for the Games.
Three new tram stations will be built at Parkwood East, Parkwood and Helensvale, which will include 400 park ‘n’ ride spaces at Helensvale station and 1000 park ‘n’ ride space spaces at Parkwood station.
The project creates an unprecedented one-transfer journey between the Gold Coast CBD and Brisbane CBD and reduces the journey time from Helensvale station to Gold Coast University Hospital station to 11 minutes.
Relocation of underground services and civil construction will be underway in the coming months, along with construction of bridges and other necessary infrastructure, and GoldLinQ CEo Phil Mumford has said that "every effort will be taken to minimise disruption and to keep the community up-to-date on activities."
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