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Thornlie-Cockburn Link extends a branch to Wooroloo wildlife

Thornlie-Cockburn Link extends a branch to Wooroloo wildlife

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.

Past project creates the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Past project creates the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

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.

Spirit in the smoke

Spirit in the smoke

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link has called on good spirits to safeguard the wellbeing, health and safety of all its workers through a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony.

Construction reaching full stride on Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Construction reaching full stride on Thornlie-Cockburn Link

This year will be a defining one for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link, with the 800-plus workforce continuing to grow each week as major construction starts.

Trainees are Infrastructure Ready

Trainees are Infrastructure Ready

After the State Government’s ‘Infrastructure Ready’ training program opened in October 2020, the first trainees are now out and about on various projects.

Another big year comes to an end

Another big year comes to an end

In what was a challenging year on many fronts, it was full steam ahead on METRONET projects.

Thornlie-Cockburn Link piles through 2020

Thornlie-Cockburn Link piles through 2020

Construction of the Thornlie-Cockburn Link is in full swing with large scale works underway at various project sites.

Local Aboriginal businesses delivering METRONET projects

Local Aboriginal businesses delivering METRONET projects

Contracts worth more than $7 million have been awarded to a diverse array of Aboriginal businesses across the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension projects by NEWest Alliance. 

Thornlie-Cockatoo Link

Thornlie-Cockatoo Link

Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre has some valuable new eucalypt tree materials thanks to a collaboration with the centre and the Thornlie-Cockburn Link project.

METRONET Building For Tomorrow

METRONET Building For Tomorrow

Building For Tomorrow – an information campaign and supporting website – kicked off this week to give travellers information and updates on the major road, rail, cycling and marina projects in planning, underway or fast-tracked across WA.

Steady progress on the missing link

Steady progress on the missing link

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link continues to progress with design packages and on-the-ground investigations well underway. 
 

Environmental green light for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Environmental green light for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Reducing environmental and heritage impacts are a key priority for METRONET projects.  
 

Going out with a bang

Going out with a bang

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

Major contract signed

Major contract signed

It’s official – the contract with NEWest Alliance was signed today to build 32 kilometres of additional rail to Perth’s network, as early works started on the Thornlie-Cockburn Link.

NEWest Alliance to build two METRONET projects

NEWest Alliance to build two METRONET projects

The preferred alliance to construct both the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link is NEWest Alliance. 
 

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.

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