More than 320 people from the construction industry headed to Perth Convention Centre to hear from the Public Transport Authority on upcoming METRONET rail projects.
Business cases for two key METRONET projects – Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension - were submitted to Infrastructure Australia as early advice for the formal funding request.
Imagine creating a 50,000 piece jigsaw puzzle. That’s what it will be like to build the two eight-kilometre Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels.
Transport, Planning and Lands Minister Rita Saffioti spent Wednesday evening with almost 180 local community members listening to their concerns and sharing the plans for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link
TBM Grace, one of the giant machines drilling the Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels, began its 8km underground trip to Bayswater from the future Forrestfield Station site.
Ahead of tenders being issued to help prepare business cases and project definition plans for METRONET projects, local engineering and design consultancies were invited to learn about the upcoming work.
Five local children have smiles almost as big as the 130 metre long tunnel-boring machines (TBM) they’ve named and decorated for the Forrestfield-Airport Link.
Belmont Station will form the heart of METRONET's first transport oriented community - a new high-density suburb with multi-storey apartments, businesses and vibrant community spaces.
A multi-agency team will drive the METRONET vision to transform Perth's transport network and create livable communities and connected station precincts.
There are only nine of these in the world, and Perth is getting two of them.