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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?

Help shape the future Alkimos Central

Help shape the future Alkimos Central

The Yanchep Rail Extension is a forward-thinking project that invests in transport infrastructure first, with new communities growing around each of the three new stations.
 

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. 

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.

Yanchep seed collection for the future

Yanchep seed collection for the future

While the Yanchep Rail Extension awaits the appointment of its major contractor, our environmental team have been busy collecting seeds, from native flora within the rail corridor.

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.

Yanchep Rail Extension: Part 2 – Eglinton to Yanchep Public Environmental Review

Yanchep Rail Extension: Part 2 – Eglinton to Yanchep Public Environmental Review

Progress continues on the Yanchep Rail Extension as the Public Transport Authority (PTA) has submitted the Yanchep Rail Extension: Part 2 – Eglinton to Yanchep Public Environmental Review. 

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.

Yanchep environmental assessment underway

Yanchep environmental assessment underway

Recognising the different environmental values along the 14.5 kilometre Joondalup Line extension from Butler Station to Yanchep, the environmental assessments for the project were divided into two parts.

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