High-rises at Illawarra train stations won't work without more trains

Glen Humphries
Updated December 11 2023 - 8:57am, first published December 6 2023 - 12:29pm
The redevelopment of the Corrimal Coke Works site is an example of increased density around train stations (it will have a direct link to the station at left of the image) - which has been flagged as a priority for the state government.
The redevelopment of the Corrimal Coke Works site is an example of increased density around train stations (it will have a direct link to the station at left of the image) - which has been flagged as a priority for the state government.

Building high-rise developments close to Illawarra stations is pointless if the rail services aren't upgraded, Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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