Eight weeks, 24/7 works and more than 125,000 working hours.
As work on the 135-year-old heritage listed Claremont Station began on February 5, previously-hidden elements were gradually unearthed, which has now turned the work into a one-of-a-kind series of heritage restoration works.
Designing a new train line and stations is no mean feat. For months, architects and designers have been gathering information and insights to guide their designs for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line.
The draft Morley Station Precinct Concept Master Plan, a blueprint for the long-term urban renewal around the new Morley Station, is now available for public comment.
The Wagyl, or Rainbow Serpent, is the creation spirit in Noongar culture and its presence was acknowledged before work starts around the waterhole at Thornlie-Cockburn Link’s Nicholson Road Station site.
Two artificial black cockatoo tree hollows were recently installed by METRONET in a nature reserve near the Lakelands Station project site.
The Forrestfield-Airport Link project has reached yet another major milestone by successfully shifting the Midland Line tracks to their final location and connecting the Airport Line track to the wider rail network.
Thanks again to everyone who came and visited us at Yagan Square over the school holidays!
The complexity of the works happening for the Denny Avenue Level Crossing removal in Kelmscott, coupled with potential forecast heavy rains over the weekend, means extra time is needed.
Residents, businesses and community groups in the Midland area are encouraged to apply to be part of the new Midland Station Project Community Reference Group (CRG).
Closing the Denny Avenue level crossing is a major milestone, but it’s still a long road ahead for the project as roadworks and Kelmscott revitalisation works continue until late-2021.
At last, the most dangerous level crossing in WA is finally going. The first level crossing to be removed for METRONET will be replaced shortly afterwards by a new underpass at Davis Road.
Built in 1886, Claremont Station is the oldest station on the network and to ensure the iconic building stands long into the future some extra work is needed before the Station can reopen.
The METRONET team has again reached out to help in the wake of the recent fires at Wooroloo by supplying woolly bush foliage to local wildlife.
Recently the Claremont Station Project recently held an Aboriginal Cultural Toolbox to mark the halfway point of the two-month intensive period of construction.
Planning ahead has come in handy for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link, with the 21-year old Glen Iris Tunnel to be part of Perth’s first east-west rail link.