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Railcar facility design contract awarded

Railcar facility design contract awarded

The contract to design a future railcar depot, incorporating assembly and commissioning facilities for the new C-series trains, has been awarded.

METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group formed

METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group formed

Representatives for the METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group (Group) have been selected, after 61 submissions were received.

Planning scope increased for level crossing removal on the Armadale Line

Planning scope increased for level crossing removal on the Armadale Line

As part of the existing Level Crossing Removal Project, the 2019-20 State Budget includes $415 million to remove level crossings at Mint Street, Oats Street, and Welshpool Road on the Armadale Line between Victoria Park and Bentley.

More than 54,000 tunnel segments produced – it’s a wrap!

More than 54,000 tunnel segments produced – it’s a wrap!

The Forrestfield-Airport Link has reached another milestone with tunnel segment production now complete.

Bayswater Station Upgrade tender released to market

Bayswater Station Upgrade tender released to market

The $146 million Bayswater Station Upgrade is one step closer with a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an alliance to design and construct the upgrade released to market.

Affordable apartments only a stroll from Bayswater

Affordable apartments only a stroll from Bayswater

Department of Communities has launched an innovative affordable apartment development only 500m away from Bayswater Station.

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 hosts Year 12 geography students from Perth Modern

METRONET hosts Year 12 geography students from Perth Modern

METRONET, in partnership with the Public Transport Authority (PTA) and Department of Transport, hosted a group of Year 12 Perth Modern School geography students for a ‘Planning Sustainable Cities’ workshop.

Balancing station parking and land use

Balancing station parking and land use

It’s well-documented that Perth has a high dependency on cars. As new stations are planned one of the first questions asked is ‘how many parking bays are there’.

Site investigation work has begun for Morley-Ellenbrook Line

Site investigation work has begun for Morley-Ellenbrook Line

Feature surveys and geotechnical investigation work is being carried out in the broad project area of the future Morley-Ellenbrook Line. 

900 new buses will drive to METRONET

900 new buses will drive to METRONET

Transperth have awarded Volvo Bus Australia the tender to deliver 900 new buses over the next 10 years.

Railcar Manufacturing Returning to Midland.

Railcar Manufacturing Returning to Midland.

Midland was once Perth’s home for the railway industry, and with Midland TAFE is set to become a specialist METRONET Trade Training Centre in 2020 that long history returns.

Removing level crossing brings community excitement

Removing level crossing brings community excitement

The Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal community drop-in session took place on Tuesday February 20. More than 105 community members attended to learn about the project and revitalisation plans for Kelmscott. 

METRONET Construction Industry Briefing wrap

METRONET Construction Industry Briefing wrap

More than 200 people from the construction industry made their way to the Hyatt Regency to hear from the Public Transport Authority on upcoming construction packages.

Good design guides great places

Good design guides great places

The highly anticipated first stage of Design WA was released today, which aims to ensure good design is at the heart of all development, from concept stage to project development.

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