Byford Rail Extension - METRONET

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Honouring the past and protecting our future

Honouring the past and protecting our future

The METRONET Byford Rail Extension is honouring and preserving the rich cultural heritage of the Whadjuk and Gnaala Karla Booja people, as works continue to preserve and identify heritage items of significance on the project.

Community feedback shapes design

Community feedback shapes design

Over the past nine months, the project team has been seeking feedback from the community on Armadale and Byford stations and public space designs.

Loyal local advocates for Byford community

Loyal local advocates for Byford community

Byford resident Colleen Rankin – a loyal local ambassador committed to making a positive contribution to the Byford community.

Bye bye boom gates!

Bye bye boom gates!

In the early hours of Monday 20 November, the first boom gates were dismantled, marking a significant milestone in fulfilling the commitment to transform the Armadale Line. 

Shutdown but...NOT SWITCHED OFF.

Shutdown but...NOT SWITCHED OFF.

As part of the Armadale Line Transformation, from Monday 20 November 2023 onwards, train services will stop however live power will be on in the rail corridor. 

Maps, facts, sausages… we have it all!

Maps, facts, sausages… we have it all!

With the start of the Armadale/Thornlie Line transformation just around the corner, there is no better time than this Sunday, 12 November to get all your questions answered!

Curious about the upcoming Armadale/Thornlie Line transformation? Get your questions answered!

Curious about the upcoming Armadale/Thornlie Line transformation? Get your questions answered!

Join us at a convenient one-stop-shop event where you can chat with experts about the new stations, public space design, construction and supporting bus services available during the shutdown.

Marri Grove Primary School student art brightens Butcher Road Underpass

Marri Grove Primary School student art brightens Butcher Road Underpass

The new Thomas Road Over Rail Bridge at Byford has embraced the local character of the Serpentine-Jarrahdale community in its urban landscape and design with local school children leaving a built-in legacy along the bridge.  

Thomas Road Bridge is now complete

Thomas Road Bridge is now complete

The Thomas Road Bridge Project is now complete as a part of the METRONET Byford Rail Extension Project

Armadale Line Shutdown bus timetables released

Armadale Line Shutdown bus timetables released

Timetables for the new and enhanced bus services have been released today which will help passengers familiarise themselves with public transport options ahead of the Armadale Line Shutdown. 

Community encouraged to have their say on the new METRONET Byford Station

Community encouraged to have their say on the new METRONET Byford Station

Share your thoughts on the new Byford Station as part of the METRONET Byford Rail Extension.

Armadale Line Shutdown begins 20 November

Armadale Line Shutdown begins 20 November

The Armadale Line Shutdown will commence on 20 November 2023, paving the way for a transformational upgrade of the 130-year-old train line.

Share your thoughts on the new Armadale Station and public spaces

Share your thoughts on the new Armadale Station and public spaces

The development application for the new METRONET Armadale Station is now open for people who use the station or visit the area to have their say.

Native grass trees conserved for new public spaces

Native grass trees conserved for new public spaces

Around 660 grass trees (Balga in Noongar) are being relocated as part of the Tree Retention Strategy for the METRONET Byford Rail Extension Project.

Preparations ramp up for Armadale Line Shutdown

Preparations ramp up for Armadale Line Shutdown

Preparations for the 18-month Armadale Line Shutdown are ramping up, with works on three new bus interchanges and 1.2 kilometres of priority bus lanes now underway, and road modifications along Albany Highway, Welshpool and Shepperton roads to begin next month.

State Budget delivers continued METRONET investment

State Budget delivers continued METRONET investment

Today’s State Budget has delivered continued investment in the transformational METRONET Program. 

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