The new Ranford Road Bridge is taking shape and is due to be operational next year as part of the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project.
Following drilling to relocate BP’s Kewdale White Oil Line (KWOL), the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project team has shifted its attention to building a bridge for the pipeline over the Canning River (Djarlgarra) in Thornlie.
The Mandurah Line will close between Aubin Grove and Elizabeth Quay stations from 26 December 2022 to 3 January 2023 for major works on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link, except for New Year’s Eve with the full line operational on 31 December.
Aboriginal businesses and employees play a key role in delivering the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project and Arra Solutions is one of the latest companies to come on board.
Sustainably built noise walls are going up along a section of the rail corridor in Thornlie to reduce rail noise for nearby residents along the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project.
The 129-year-old Armadale Line’s transformation is another step closer with contracts awarded for the METRONET Byford Rail Extension and Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal projects.
The final three tee-roff bridge beams have been installed on the new Ranford Road Bridge for the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project.
It’s a big change to go from shearing sheep and collecting eggs in regional Western Australia to building in Perth, but it’s one Aboriginal trainee Bevan Yates has taken on with open arms.
A cluster of rare and environmentally threatened freshwater mussels has been carefully relocated from a section of the Canning River (Djarlgarra) for protection ahead of works on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project.
To mark National Reconciliation Week and Sorry Day at METRONET, we engaged in learning opportunities and activities to reflect on the significance of our shared histories, cultures, and achievements.
Environmental Undergraduate Yukio Chaplin is right on track to achieve his career goals after working on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project through the CareerTrackers Aboriginal internship program.
Small in size but big on impact. That’s the perfect way to describe the fauna underpasses that will soon play an important role in protecting native animals moving between the bushland areas around the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project.
“At nearly 50 metres long and weighing 191 tonnes each, the beams were lifted by three cranes, a 400-tonne crawler and 400 and 500-tonne all-terrains. It was like my own personal episode of Megastructures and definitely a major career highlight.”
The Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2022 has been introduced to Parliament which allows works on METRONET projects along the Armadale Line, including the Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal and Byford Rail Extension.
The 129-year-old Armadale Line is set to be transformed through major METRONET projects – the Byford Rail Extension, Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal, and Thornlie-Cockburn Link.
The Mandurah Line has re-opened following a successful 20-day shutdown to enable major works on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link.