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Railcar procurement schedule released by supplier

Railcar procurement schedule released by supplier

Calling local WA companies interested in seeing their parts in the future C-Series railcars.

Local Focus

Local Focus

A local Bassendean company fabricating cranes that will be used in the Bellevue Manufacturing Railcar facility hosted Premier Mark McGowan and Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti for a tour of its premises. 

Firm start for Bellevue railcar facility

Firm start for Bellevue railcar facility

Construction of the Bellevue railcar facility, where the first locally made railcars in almost three decades will be assembled and maintained, is now underway.

Local businesses awarded funding under METRONET round of Local Capability Fund

Local businesses awarded funding under METRONET round of Local Capability Fund

Eight West Australian businesses have been awarded funding under the METRONET Railcar Procurement round of the Local Capability Fund.

Going out with a bang

Going out with a bang

2019 was a huge year for METRONET with a number of major milestones had.

Signed, sealed, delivered from 2022 – Perth’s new C-series trains

Signed, sealed, delivered from 2022 – Perth’s new C-series trains

Perth’s largest ever railcar contract has been officially signed between Alstom Transport Australia and the State Government.Perth’s largest ever railcar contract has been officially signed between Alstom Transport Australia and the State Government.

Alstom to host railcar project supplier forum

Alstom to host railcar project supplier forum

Railcar manufacturer Alstom is hosting a METRONET railcar project supplier and networking event in Perth next Thursday 14 November.

METRONET 'Train of Thought' Forum

METRONET 'Train of Thought' Forum

Young Western Australians will have thousands of opportunities to help deliver METRONET projects, and North Metro TAFE is developing courses to upskill them to make the most of these job opportunities.

What a Show!

What a Show!

METRONET made its debut at the 2019 Perth Royal Show giving show goers a glimpse inside the Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels and information on all other projects.

Wanted: Construction companies for railcar facility

Wanted: Construction companies for railcar facility

Not all METRONET construction contracts are complex rail projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars. 

The major feat happening beneath your feet!

The major feat happening beneath your feet!

Come and see us at this year's Perth Royal Show. We'll be in the Robinson Pavilion at Stands 23 & 24. 

Largest ever order for WA made railcars

Largest ever order for WA made railcars

Alstom Transport Australia is the preferred supplier for the 246 new C-series railcars.

METRONET Local Capability Fund

METRONET Local Capability Fund

Perth businesses looking to be part of the METRONET Railcar Procurement can apply for a grant as part of the State Government’s Local Capability Fund when a successful bidder has been announced.

Automatic Train Control submission to IA

Automatic Train Control submission to IA

As Perth continues to grow, so does demand for public transport, and the answer to making the most of our existing network lies with a part that is hidden from view but is essential to how the trains operate.

Final B-series railcar delivered

Final B-series railcar delivered

As procurement progresses to deliver 246 new C-series railcars for METRONET, the last of 78 B-series trains is about to start running on the Transperth network, 15 years after the first of its type was launched.

Railcar facility design contract awarded

Railcar facility design contract awarded

The contract to design a future railcar depot, incorporating assembly and commissioning facilities for the new C-series trains, has been awarded.

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