Today Minister Saffioti announced due to current housing and property market conditions as well as securing additional Commonwealth funding, it will not be pursued at this time.
As Perth continues to grow, so does demand for public transport, and the answer to making the most of our existing network lies with a part that is hidden from view but is essential to how the trains operate.
As procurement progresses to deliver 246 new C-series railcars for METRONET, the last of 78 B-series trains is about to start running on the Transperth network, 15 years after the first of its type was launched.
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.
Main Roads have awarded the Design and Construction contract to upgrade the Roe Highway and Karel Avenue interchange, including widening Karel Avenue bridge.
DevelopmentWA (formerly Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority) will begin the process to extend the Midland Redevelopment Area to include the immediate areas around the Bayswater and Forrestfield train stations.
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.
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.
Overlooking the Bayswater Town centre for over 80 years, the historic Kurrajong Tree will soon be relocated.
A national survey of over 3,300 apartment owners and occupiers has found that more than half bought their apartment because it was close to public transport.
Demolition has begun on the final five properties along Third Avenue and Railway Avenue to make way for the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project .
Over the past few months our Morley-Ellenbrook Line team popped up at various locations in Perth’s north-eastern suburbs and spoke to more than 1500 community members about this exciting project.
TBM Grace arrives at Redcliffe Station, breaking through the one metre thick eastern station box wall to a cheering crowd of excited team members.
The contract to design a future railcar depot, incorporating assembly and commissioning facilities for the new C-series trains, has been awarded.
Representatives for the METRONET Access and Inclusion Reference Group (Group) have been selected, after 61 submissions were received.
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.