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CJ Wellington Metropolitan Region

The progressive, modern region with a rich history.

  1. TfW Metropolitan Rail Map update

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    [GALLERY=][GALLERY=][/GALLERY][/GALLERY]The Government of New England and Transport for Wellington (TfW) have updated and publicly launched the new metropolitan rail map for the Wellington region. TfW has updated the map in anticipation of the new light rail route to Bonbeach East being operational by late 2019.

    The proposed light rail route will be 7.8 kilometres in length with 24 stops from Docklands to Bonbeach East. It was originally planned that, out of 24 stops, 4 will be classed as...
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  2. A Brief Overview of the Wellington Metropolitan Region

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    A Brief Overview of the Metropolitan Region
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    Wellington Peninsula

    The peninsula extends out of the mainland into Gulf St Vincent and forms a significant part of the region's character and urban design. The shape of the peninsula has influenced Wellington's growth and development since the 18th Century.

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    Central Business District
    The CBD is the beating heart of Wellington...
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  3. Proposed Newtown Light Rail

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    BREAKING: Transport for Wellington (TfW) is now pushing ahead for the new $2.8 billion light rail route from the Docklands to Bonbeach via Newtown.

    This could be seen as the return of trams on Wellington streets since the original tramway network was dismantled in 1969. Wellington once had one of the world's largest tramway network, consisting of 156 kilometres of dual tram tracks. This network was removed in favour of diesel buses at the end of the 1960s.

    The proposed light rail...
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  4. Margaret Turner Hospital development

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    As Wellington nears the population mark of 1.5 million inhabitants, the Government of New England decided to build a new 1700-bed hospital to relieve the chronic pressure off from the existing Royal Wellington Hospital in Randwick. The RWH is the central hospital in the metropolitan region. The new, proposed hospital will be significantly larger than any other hospitals in the region including Royal Stockport Hospital which is the second largest hospital in the...
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  5. Update 2

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    Update 3
    Aerial view of the suburban sprawl


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    Like any other cities, Wellington has an urban sprawl that extends 50 kilometres north-west away from the peninsula where the Central Business District is located. Greater Wellington has four major urban centres - in order of its size, density and economic significance - Wellington CBD, Stockport, Croydon and Fyshwick.

    Between the late 1780s and 1840s, Wellington and...​
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  6. Aerial Photograph of Wellington City Centre

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    This aerial photograph, which was taken by a drone in July 2018, shows the Central Business District and the inner city suburbs such as King's Cross, Newtown and Randwick.

    Please consider this as a teaser. I will upload a proper update later.
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