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New Midland Station Community Reference Group announced

New Midland Station Community Reference Group announced

A Community Reference Group (CRG) for the new Midland Station has recently been established.

METRONET marks National Reconciliation Week

METRONET marks National Reconciliation Week

METRONET marked National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June) by hosting a number of events across our agencies and project sites.

Railcar manufacturing returns to Western Australia

Railcar manufacturing returns to Western Australia

In 1994, Wet Wet Wet’s Love Is All Around was the number one single in Australia, the West Coast Eagles won their second AFL Premiership, and Paul Keating was Australia’s Prime Minister.

Let’s prepare: Perth’s biggest public transport shutdown coming

Let’s prepare: Perth’s biggest public transport shutdown coming

Work is underway to start preparing commuters for the Mandurah Line to temporarily close for up to 25 days in late December due to major construction on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link. 

METRONET East approval unlocks vibrant station precincts

METRONET East approval unlocks vibrant station precincts

An exciting future is instore for Bayswater, High Wycombe and Midland station precincts, following the recent adoption of the METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme.

All aboard at Claremont Station

All aboard at Claremont Station

We are very excited to have Claremont Station back in action from Tuesday 1 June, following vital works to the 135-year-old heritage-listed station.

What's in a Noongar Place Name?

What's in a Noongar Place Name?

Did you know that Mirrabooka is the Aboriginal word for the Southern Cross constellation? There are many places across Western Australia whose names have Noongar origins – but what about the names of the place where METRONET’s stations will be built?

New car bays in the heart of Bayswater

New car bays in the heart of Bayswater

METRONET is providing $236,000 to the City of Bayswater to build more than 20 temporary parking bays in the heart of the town centre to support local businesses during construction.

Local artist explores Perth’s exciting future with a nod to the past

Local artist explores Perth’s exciting future with a nod to the past

Have you seen the new METRONET posters spicing up Transperth trains?

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.

Permanent Whatley Crescent closure in early June

Permanent Whatley Crescent closure in early June

From 7pm, Friday 11 June, Whatley Crescent will permanently close between Hamilton and King William streets to allow works to continue on the new Bayswater Station.

First look at the new Lakelands Station

First look at the new Lakelands Station

We’re really excited that the first design of the new Lakelands Station has dropped, providing the initial look and feel of the station.

Beam (me) up at Ranford Road

Beam (me) up at Ranford Road

Over the weekend the largest pre-cast concrete tee-roff bridge beams ever built in Australia were installed for the new Ranford Road Bridge.

Track laying full steam ahead on the Forrestfield-Airport Link

Track laying full steam ahead on the Forrestfield-Airport Link

85 per cent of track for the future Airport Line has been laid as the project heads closer to completion.

Additional Federal funding allocated for METRONET projects

Additional Federal funding allocated for METRONET projects

The Federal Government announced on 4 May an additional $347.5 million for the Inner Armadale Line Level Crossing Removal and Byford Rail Extension projects.

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