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Sydney monorail makes its last loop after 25 years of service

From: The Sunday Telegraph
By: Leigh van den Broeke
Date: 01/07/13

LONG regarded as the ugly duckling of the Sydney's transport network, the monorail hit peak popularity levels yesterday with 1500 people vying to be a part of its last ride through the city yesterday.

A competition held by Transport NSW for the lucky 48 on the monorail's last ride after 25 years of service attracted 1500 entries, taking Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian by surprise.

The Sydney Monorail just never quite fit in with the hustle and bustle of big city living and so the decision has been made for it to be dismantled.

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