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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.

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. 

Construction started on Karel Avenue upgrade

Construction started on Karel Avenue upgrade

Construction has begun on upgrades to the Karel Avenue and Roe Highway interchange, including widening and lengthening the Karel Avenue bridge.

Great response to Community Reference Group nominations

Great response to Community Reference Group nominations

Since nominations opened in late May, over 250 community members applied to be part of one of four METRONET Project Community Reference Groups.

Contract awarded for Karel Avenue upgrade

Contract awarded for Karel Avenue upgrade

Main Roads have awarded the Design and Construction contract to upgrade the Roe Highway and Karel Avenue interchange, including widening Karel Avenue bridge.

Nominations open for Community Reference Groups on METRONET projects.

Nominations open for Community Reference Groups on METRONET projects.

The Public Transport Authority as part of METRONET is establishing four Community Reference Groups (CRG’s) for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link, Yanchep Rail Extension and Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal projects.

Shortlist announced for next phase of alliance tender

Shortlist announced for next phase of alliance tender

Another exciting milestone has been reached for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension with METROconnex and NEWest announced as the shortlisted consortia to build the two major METRONET projects.

METRONET confirmed as nationally significant

METRONET confirmed as nationally significant

National advisory body Infrastructure Australia has recognised three key METRONET projects as having national significance in its 2019 Infrastructure Priority List.

Ground studies underway

Ground studies underway

Work to find out what is below the ground across three METRONET projects is well underway.

METRONET Rail Enabling Bill Passed

METRONET Rail Enabling Bill Passed

Building the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link is one step closer after legislation was passed by both houses of State Parliament last week.

Federal Funding Secured

Federal Funding Secured

Commonwealth funding for the next two METRONET Projects has been secured after completing the thorough Infrastructure Australia process.

Construction tender opens

Construction tender opens

Construction companies can now tender for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension projects with the release of a Request for Proposal today. 

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