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Thornlie-Cockatoo Link

Thornlie-Cockatoo Link

Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre has some valuable new eucalypt tree materials thanks to a collaboration with the centre and the Thornlie-Cockburn Link project.

Serious Business for Level Crossing Removals

Serious Business for Level Crossing Removals

Removing level crossings is serious business and in good news for the Inner Armadale Line Level Crossing Removals Project, the Business Case has been submitted to Infrastructure Australia. 

METRONET Building For Tomorrow

METRONET Building For Tomorrow

Building For Tomorrow – an information campaign and supporting website – kicked off this week to give travellers information and updates on the major road, rail, cycling and marina projects in planning, underway or fast-tracked across WA.

Community Reference Groups established for Level Crossing Removals project

Community Reference Groups established for Level Crossing Removals project

Two Community Reference Groups (CRGs) have been established to help inform the concept design for up to six level crossing removals as part of the Inner Armadale Level Crossing Removal project.

Steady progress on the missing link

Steady progress on the missing link

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link continues to progress with design packages and on-the-ground investigations well underway. 
 

Future Byford Station site revealed

Future Byford Station site revealed

Electric trains are coming to Byford with the preferred station location now confirmed.

Perth’s new railcars supporting Perth jobs

Perth’s new railcars supporting Perth jobs

Hofmann Engineering is bringing its bogie frame manufacturing experience to its Perth operations, to help build 246 new METRONET C-Series trains.

WA local businesses needed for METRONET projects

WA local businesses needed for METRONET projects

When the call went out for local businesses to help build METRONET projects, Landsdale business Pulse Locating responded and were awarded Utility Locating work through NEWest Alliance.

METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme open for public comment

METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme open for public comment

Residents and business owners in the areas of Bayswater, High Wycombe and Midland train stations are invited to comment on the draft METRONET East Redevelopment Scheme.

Gnarla Biddi breathes new life into business models

Gnarla Biddi breathes new life into business models

A traditional custodian, former police officer and co-founder of the Nyoongar Patrol started his business, Nyungar Birdiyia, in 2004, providing cultural advice and training in government, businesses and schools.  

Diesel facility joins the Railcar Program

Diesel facility joins the Railcar Program

The Bellevue Railcar Manufacturing and Assembly Facility will also include a $40.1 million facility to build a new diesel railcar maintenance for the new Australind railcars.

Nominations open for Lakelands Station Community Reference Group

Nominations open for Lakelands Station Community Reference Group

People living and working around the future Lakelands Station are encouraged to apply to be part of the project’s Community Reference Group (CRG).

Track-laying paves the way on Forrestfield-Airport Link

Track-laying paves the way on Forrestfield-Airport Link

The first 1km of track for the Forrestfield-Airport Link project has been laid between Redcliffe and Airport Central stations. 

Information session for Kelmscott businesses

Information session for Kelmscott businesses

With the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project works due to start shorlty, the METRONET team has planned an information session for local businesses to explain in detail project progress and timelines, and notably what it might mean for your business.

Bassendean company awarded bogie contract

Bassendean company awarded bogie contract

The new METRONET C-Series trains will have a distinctly local flavour with Bassendean company Hofmann Engineering being appointed by Alstom to manufacture the bogie frames for the trains.
 

Site investigation work underway at Lakelands Station

Site investigation work underway at Lakelands Station

As part of the planning and early works for the Lakelands Station project geotechnical site investigations are currently taking place at the future station site.

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