Infrabuild Construction Solutions is just one of many local suppliers working on METRONET projects
The Yanchep Rail Extension was given the green light to recycle up to 200,000 tonnes of limestone – enough to fill nearly 45 Olympic-sized swimming pools!
If you could fly over the Yanchep Rail Extension you would see the station and bridges begin to take shape at both ends of the project.
After the State Government’s ‘Infrastructure Ready’ training program opened in October 2020, the first trainees are now out and about on various projects.
The first of 350,000 limestone blocks were laid just north of the future Alkimos Station to build approximately 20km of retaining walls.
Noongar cultural references are central to the overall design theme for the new Yanchep, Eglinton and Alkimos stations.
In what was a challenging year on many fronts, it was full steam ahead on METRONET projects.
In the eight months since major works kicked off the Yanchep Rail Extension many a milestone has been achieved.
A major new public artwork by Noongar artist Sharyn Egan has been unveiled, developed in collaboration with 150 local school children.
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.
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.
2019 was a huge year for METRONET with a number of major milestones had.
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.
One shovel done, a lot more to go with works starting on the Yanchep Rail Extension.
The preferred alliance to construct both the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link is NEWest Alliance.
Did you know the State Government has considered building a rail line to Yanchep in as early as 1901?