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Meet Senior Rail Project Engineer, James Rees

Meet Senior Rail Project Engineer, James Rees

From working as a Junior Rail Technician to becoming a Senior Rail Project Engineer on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, James Rees has remained on track in pursuing his high school dream. 

NAIDOC Week celebrations at Yanchep

NAIDOC Week celebrations at Yanchep

The team celebrated NAIDOC Week at the Yanchep Station site, along the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, making it a special occasion for everyone involved to learn about Aboriginal culture and history.

Piling milestone for retaining walls

Piling milestone for retaining walls

Around 3,00 retaining wall piles have been completed on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project. To give you some idea of the scale of this, if we stacked them end-to-end they would span 45 kilometres – more than the distance between Perth and Alkimos!

Building community connections in Alkimos

Building community connections in Alkimos

More than 23,000 cubic metres of material have been excavated as the team build key road connections in Shorehaven Estate at Alkimos near the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project.

Paving the way for rail to Yanchep

Paving the way for rail to Yanchep

It’s been a huge step for the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project with the first 2.7 kilometres of rail laid within the Ningana Bushland. 

Mitchell Freeway Extension set to open this July

Mitchell Freeway Extension set to open this July

The long-awaited Mitchell Freeway Extension to Romeo Road north of Perth will open on 10 July.

Art tips a top experience for students

Art tips a top experience for students

Year 10 Urban Art students from Alkimos College were treated to the tips and tricks of the trade recently thanks to renowned WA mural artist, Ian Mutch.

Accolades for environmental excellence across two METRONET projects

Accolades for environmental excellence across two METRONET projects

An outstanding commitment to environmental management on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project and Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project has seen contractor NEWest Alliance win an Environmental Achievement award.

One small step for Yanchep, one giant leap for Perth-kind!

One small step for Yanchep, one giant leap for Perth-kind!

It’s a big day for the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, with the first 2.7 kilometres of the 14.5 kilometre extension now laid.

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. 

New homes in the pipeline around METRONET precincts

New homes in the pipeline around METRONET precincts

An investment in strategic water and wastewater infrastructure has been announced ahead of next week's State Budget.

Noongar place names announced for Alkimos and Eglinton stations

Noongar place names announced for Alkimos and Eglinton stations

After extensive research, literature review and consultation, METRONET is pleased to announce the Noongar place names for Alkimos and Eglinton stations.

Bridging east to west along the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension

Bridging east to west along the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension

Teamwork makes the dream work – and that’s certainly been the case on Romeo Road Bridge.

Eglinton Station comes to life

Eglinton Station comes to life

There’s nothing like a hive of activity to bring a new station to life and Eglinton Station has been abuzz with activity to build the station concourse.

Capturing community words in public art

Capturing community words in public art

Mural artist Jack Bromell is creating public art for the new Yanchep Station along the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension.

Seasoned Engineer helps deliver the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension

Seasoned Engineer helps deliver the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension

With 15 years' experience under his belt, Senior Project Engineer Andrew Crew is using his skills to deliver three new stations for the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project
 

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