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Local supplier rising to the challenge

Local supplier rising to the challenge

Infrabuild Construction Solutions is just one of many local suppliers working on METRONET projects

Yanchep gets the go-ahead for ‘green’ limestone

Yanchep gets the go-ahead for ‘green’ limestone

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!

Yanchep Rail Extension taking shape

Yanchep Rail Extension taking shape

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.

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.

Bridges and blocks on Yanchep Rail Extension

Bridges and blocks on Yanchep Rail Extension

The first of 350,000 limestone blocks were laid just north of the future Alkimos Station to build approximately 20km of retaining walls.

Station themes embed connection to place

Station themes embed connection to place

Noongar cultural references are central to the overall design theme for the new Yanchep, Eglinton and Alkimos stations.

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.

Eight months of milestones for Yanchep Rail Extension

Eight months of milestones for Yanchep Rail Extension

In the eight months since major works kicked off the Yanchep Rail Extension many a milestone has been achieved. 

Public art takes centre stage at Alkimos Central

Public art takes centre stage at Alkimos Central

A major new public artwork by Noongar artist Sharyn Egan has been unveiled, developed in collaboration with 150 local school children.

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. 

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.

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.

First shovel hits the ground for Yanchep Rail Extension

First shovel hits the ground for Yanchep Rail Extension

One shovel done, a lot more to go with works starting on the Yanchep Rail Extension.

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. 
 

Rail sought since 1901

Rail sought since 1901

Did you know the State Government has considered building a rail line to Yanchep in as early as 1901?

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