TBM Sandy joined TBM Grace at Airport Central Station box after she broke through on Sunday and is the first time the machines have reappeared since they began.
Over the two drop-in sessions we held, we spoke to more than 300 people about the upgrade, other METRONET projects and City of Bayswater Town Centre Structure Plan.
The 2018-19 METRONET budget is the largest ever investment in WA rail infrastructure and with $3.6 billion allocated towards new METRONET projects.
The Railway (METRONET) Bill 2018 will authorise the rail infrastructure construction for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension.
The State Budget includes $184 million in provisions for the METRONETSocial and Affordable Housing and Jobs Package – a major investment in housing, linked directly with METRONET.
In the coming weeks a design services tender for Claremont Station will be released for track work and station design, which will include extending the island platform to accommodate six car sets.
The Turnbull and McGowan Governments are jointly committed to delivering METRONET with $1.05 billion committed in the 2018-19 Commonwealth Budget.
The 88-metre high Dampier to Bunbury gas pipeline telecommunications mast was removed to allow the Ellenbrook town centre to expand and make way for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line.
A tender for engineering and planning for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line has now been awarded, while applications are now open to help develop a business case for the vital METRONET project.
Stage one of a new project to deliver 246 new railcars for the Perth network has begun with a pre-qualification tender to build the new trains to be released in coming days.
Recognising METRONET’s success will lie in the public and private sector working together. Today was the first METRONET Private Sector Reference Group meeting for Stage One projects.
Delivering METRONET for the community, in the places they live and work, makes it extremely important to capture Perth people’s understanding and feeling towards the project..
Ellenbrook continues to build its reputation for innovative affordable housing options, with the official opening of two micro lot display homes today.
Bayswater Station will become a major transport hub with the Forrestfield-Airport Link and the proposed Morley-Ellenbrook rail line connecting to the Transperth network at that point. The station will undergo a major upgrade.
Today national advisory body, Infrastructure Australia, released its 2018 Infrastructure Priority List, identifying a $55 billion pipeline of nation-shaping investments across the country.
Last night Transport and Planning Minister, the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA, met with local community members to talk through the results of the recent survey.
METRONET is now embedded into Perth’s planning framework, with the release of the Perth and Peel @ 3.5 million frameworks. Focused on helping Perth accommodate 3.5 million people by 2050.
Ellenbrook residents can hear about the Morley-Ellenbrook Line from Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti at a community information session
METRONET is engaging with key members of WA’s housing related, urban development and property groups to provide advice on high-level planning issues in a newly formed Private Sector Reference group.
Call for consultants to help develop a concept design that could become the new Public Transport Authority’s future rail operations control centre.
METRONET has launched a survey today that gives local residents the opportunity to voice their thoughts on how the community should look in the future.
The construction industry is invited to complete an online survey to help shape the procurement plan for METRONET’s rail infrastructure delivery.
Locals have voted overwhelmingly in favour of renaming the first Forrestfield-Airport Link station, Redcliffe.
Over the next two years, WA’s two land development agencies will merge progressively to help METRONET plan for integrated communities.
A new planning reform team will create a more understandable, open and streamlined planning system.
METRONET continues to forge ahead with the release of a key tender for concept planning work on the Midland Station Project.
Around 150 local businesses met with national and international railcar manufacturers to better understand the opportunities for future work.
Industry’s best minds are invited to tender for planning and engineering services for the Morley-Ellenbrook project.
TBM Sandy has joined TBM Grace on an underground journey from Forrestfield.
Choosing a name can be a tough decision. That’s why City of Belmont residents have been asked to cast their vote to name their local station.
More than 320 people from the construction industry headed to Perth Convention Centre to hear from the Public Transport Authority on upcoming METRONET rail projects.
Business cases for two key METRONET projects – Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension - were submitted to Infrastructure Australia as early advice for the formal funding request.
Imagine creating a 50,000 piece jigsaw puzzle. That’s what it will be like to build the two eight-kilometre Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels.
Transport, Planning and Lands Minister Rita Saffioti spent Wednesday evening with almost 180 local community members listening to their concerns and sharing the plans for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link
TBM Grace, one of the giant machines drilling the Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels, began its 8km underground trip to Bayswater from the future Forrestfield Station site.
Ahead of tenders being issued to help prepare business cases and project definition plans for METRONET projects, local engineering and design consultancies were invited to learn about the upcoming work.
Five local children have smiles almost as big as the 130 metre long tunnel-boring machines (TBM) they’ve named and decorated for the Forrestfield-Airport Link.
Belmont Station will form the heart of METRONET's first transport oriented community - a new high-density suburb with multi-storey apartments, businesses and vibrant community spaces.
A multi-agency team will drive the METRONET vision to transform Perth's transport network and create livable communities and connected station precincts.
There are only nine of these in the world, and Perth is getting two of them.