Switching the polo shirt for hi-vis and a hard hat, ex youth worker Joel Wilkins took a punt on a job as a Trainee Operator in rail infrastructure almost a year ago and hasn’t looked back.
Close to 60,000! That’s the number of recycled blocks used so far to build the retaining walls along the rail corridor of the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension.
The place where you live has something special and unique about its identity formed by the local culture, history, landscape and people. One way we can express and celebrate this identity is through public art.
What’s in a name? What does it tell us about a person or place? In Noongar language, the name Yanchep refers to the ‘native flax or bulrush reed’ commonly found in wetlands throughout the area.
It’s no secret construction can be noisy at times, but you can be rest assured we’re committed to keeping the volume under control while constructing the new rail.
With around $6 million worth of onsite services awarded to Aboriginal businesses since 2020, and over 48 jobs created for Aboriginal employees, the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension project is exceeding targets.
Noongar man, Daniel Dzubiel is right on track to achieve his career goals after joining the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project as an Environmental Undergraduate through the CareerTrackers internship program.
We’ve all shifted a wheelbarrow or two of soil around the garden but what do you do with hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of spare sand?
Work on all three stations on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension is now underway as foundation works begin on the Eglinton and Yanchep stations.
Perth may have just experienced its wettest October in 50 years, but that hasn’t slowed down these METRONET projects!
At the height of COVID-19 when planes stopped flying and cruise ships stopped sailing, 52 year old David Zaharopoulos found himself unemployed after 15 years in the travel industry.
Today’s State Budget delivered a $5.7 billion investment in 15 METRONET projects over the next four years, with $1.5 billion to be spent in 2021-22, creating and supporting thousands of local jobs.
Why did the bandicoot cross the rail? Because it was safe.
They have long, needle-like leaves and striking black trunks. Can you guess which Australian plant it is?
Following a review of the existing and planned cycling infrastructure as part of the Yanchep Rail Extension, the project will focus on connecting pedestrians and cyclists from local communities to the new stations.
What job lets you travel the world like a rock star or build life-sized Lego that even Brickman would envy? The (unexpected) answer - engineering!