2018 has proved to be a big year for the METRONET team with many significant project milestones.
The Forrestfield-Airport Link is continuing to move forward, with significant progress made on the project and rectification measures identified for a damaged 26 metre section of one tunnel.
Recognising the different environmental values along the 14.5 kilometre Joondalup Line extension from Butler Station to Yanchep, the environmental assessments for the project were divided into two parts.
An industry briefing on the METRONET Railcar Program was attended by more than 200 local business representatives.
TBM Grace has officially reached the halfway point of her tunnelling journey from Forrestfield to Bayswater!
Following months of engagement, the proposed Bayswater Station upgrade’s concept design balances the various priorities that stakeholders and the community identified for the station and future of the town centre.
Developing the Bayswater Station upgrade concept design is one of the first of many steps for this project.
Work to find out what is below the ground across three METRONET projects is well underway.
Plans were released for a new Skybridge to connect Perth Airport’s Terminal 1 & 2 with the new Airport Central Station being built along the Forrestfield-Airport Link.
A tender to design a future railcar depot, incorporating assembly and commissioning facilities for the new railcars, in Perth’s eastern suburb of Bellevue has been released.
Building the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link is one step closer after legislation was passed by both houses of State Parliament last week.
Commonwealth funding for the next two METRONET Projects has been secured after completing the thorough Infrastructure Australia process.
Property condition surveys of properties near work sites are one of the first steps undertaken before construction begins. They help to determine the condition of a property before any work starts.
Both the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link were projects planned long ago. METRONET is now making them a reality.
The rezoning of more than 260 hectares of land between Ellenbrook and Brabham has been approved which will facilitate future housing along the proposed METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line.
Though Railfest tends to look back at the past, this year’s event also took a peek at the future with the METRONET stand a hit with attendees.