Caulfield-Rowville TRT will cost approximately $1.4 billion. A tram would cost $2.9 billion.
The proposed TRT system could be operational by 2025. A conventional Melbourne tram would take at least two years longer.
20 minutes between Caulfield and Monash Clayton, and 11 minutes between Monash Clayton and Rowville.
Caulfield-Rowville TRT will have an average operating speed of 33-59km/h. The average speed of a Melbourne tram is 16 km/h.
TRT will reduce traffic congestion by encouraging public transport use. The proposal has been designed to maintain road network capacity.
Caulfield-Rowville TRT will create 2,244 direct and indirect jobs and contribute $427.4 million to the Victorian economy each year during construction.