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A bridge not too far

A bridge not too far

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.

In bridges we truss

In bridges we truss

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.

Mandurah Line partial shutdown for new METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Mandurah Line partial shutdown for new METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link

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 play crucial role in project delivery

Aboriginal businesses play crucial role in project delivery

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.

Great walls in Thornlie

Great walls in Thornlie

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.

Final two major contracts awarded and Armadale Line Shut update

Final two major contracts awarded and Armadale Line Shut update

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.

Tee-riffic bridge beam installation complete for Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Tee-riffic bridge beam installation complete for Thornlie-Cockburn Link

The final three tee-roff bridge beams have been installed on the new Ranford Road Bridge for the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project.

From sheep shearing to construction

From sheep shearing to construction

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.

Maintaining mussel strength in the Canning River (Djarlgarra)

Maintaining mussel strength in the Canning River (Djarlgarra)

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.

National Reconciliation Week 2022 at METRONET

National Reconciliation Week 2022 at METRONET

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.

Career Goals Right on Track

Career Goals Right on Track

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.

Happy feat for fauna

Happy feat for fauna

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.

Engineering a career for women in construction

Engineering a career for women in construction

“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.”

New METRONET legislation introduced to enable major projects

New METRONET legislation introduced to enable major projects

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.

Major METRONET projects to transform the Armadale Line

Major METRONET projects to transform the Armadale Line

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

Mandurah Line Shutdown success

Mandurah Line Shutdown success

The Mandurah Line has re-opened following a successful 20-day shutdown to enable major works on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link.

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