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Plans revealed for train station upgrades and extended cycleway link in Newcastle

Simon McCarthy
Updated June 22 2024 - 10:37am, first published 10:36am
Part of the concept plans for Islington's extended cycleway.
Part of the concept plans for Islington's extended cycleway.

Two Hunter train stations are in line for improved accessibility, and a 665-metre stretch of cycleway at Islington, which will add to Council investment in the area, will go to public inspection during a visit from NSW Transport Minister Jo Haylen on Saturday, June 22.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016. Contact McCarthy on Signal at @SimonMcCarthy.50 or via this link: https://signal.me/#eu/SogMRDSICna4awnaQul1KAYAonquE3VoSG1eSaxudp73Pq8de-tDPI2GvkjVjoZR