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Tunnel Boring Machines breakthrough at Airport Central Station

Tunnel Boring Machines breakthrough at Airport Central Station

TBM Sandy joined TBM Grace at Airport Central Station box after she broke through on Sunday and is the first time the machines have reappeared since they began.

Thank you for sharing your thoughts

Thank you for sharing your thoughts

Over the two drop-in sessions we held, we spoke to more than 300 people about the upgrade, other METRONET projects and City of Bayswater Town Centre Structure Plan.

State budget is WA's largest ever rail investment

State budget is WA's largest ever rail investment

The 2018-19 METRONET budget is the largest ever investment in WA rail infrastructure and with $3.6 billion allocated towards new METRONET projects. 

METRONET Bill read into Parliament today

METRONET Bill read into Parliament today

The Railway (METRONET) Bill 2018 will authorise the rail infrastructure construction for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension.

METRONET housing package will create affordable homes

METRONET housing package will create affordable homes

The State Budget includes $184 million in provisions for the METRONETSocial and Affordable Housing and Jobs Package – a major investment in housing, linked directly with METRONET.

Claremont Station project

Claremont Station project

 In the coming weeks a design services tender for Claremont Station will be released for track work and station design, which will include extending the island platform to accommodate six car sets.

Federal funding boost secured

Federal funding boost secured

The Turnbull and McGowan Governments are jointly committed to delivering METRONET with $1.05 billion committed in the 2018-19 Commonwealth Budget​.

Good-bye tower

Good-bye tower

The 88-metre high Dampier to Bunbury gas pipeline telecommunications mast was removed to allow the Ellenbrook town centre to expand and make way for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line.

Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning tenders progress

Morley-Ellenbrook Line planning tenders progress

A tender for engineering and planning for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line has now been awarded, while applications are now open to help develop a business case for the vital METRONET project.

Procurement process begins for new METRONET railcars

Procurement process begins for new METRONET railcars

Stage one of a new project to deliver 246 new railcars for the Perth network has begun with a pre-qualification tender to build the new trains to be released in coming days. 

METRONET general population market research

METRONET general population market research

Delivering METRONET for the community, in the places they live and work, makes it extremely important to capture Perth people’s understanding and feeling towards the project..

Ellenbrook launches new affordable micro lot options

Ellenbrook launches new affordable micro lot options

Ellenbrook continues to build its reputation for innovative affordable housing options, with the official opening of two micro lot display homes today.

Bayswater Station upgrade

Bayswater Station upgrade

Bayswater Station will become a major transport hub with the Forrestfield-Airport Link and the proposed Morley-Ellenbrook rail line connecting to the Transperth network at that point. The station will undergo a major upgrade.

METRONET makes national priority list

METRONET makes national priority list

Today national advisory body, Infrastructure Australia, released its 2018 Infrastructure Priority List, identifying a $55 billion pipeline of nation-shaping investments across the country. 

Morley-Ellenbrook Line community information session

Morley-Ellenbrook Line community information session

Last night Transport and Planning Minister, the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA, met with 170 community members to talk through the results of the recent Morley-Ellenbrook Line community survey.

You're invited to hear from Transport Minister Rita Saffioti - 22 March

You're invited to hear from Transport Minister Rita Saffioti - 22 March

Ellenbrook residents can hear about the Morley-Ellenbrook Line from Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti at a community information session.

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