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Aboriginal Cultural Toolbox at Claremont

Aboriginal Cultural Toolbox at Claremont

Recently the Claremont Station Project recently held an Aboriginal Cultural Toolbox to mark the halfway point of the two-month intensive period of construction.

Past project creates the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Past project creates the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Planning ahead has come in handy for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link, with the 21-year old Glen Iris Tunnel to be part of Perth’s first east-west rail link.

All Aboard the C-series

All Aboard the C-series

Want to be among the first to see the new C-series? Get down to Yagan Square these April school holidays to get up close with the new METRONET railcar.

Denny Avenue Level Crossing Closing Forever

Denny Avenue Level Crossing Closing Forever

From April 1, vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists will no longer be able to use the Denny Avenue level crossing.

More than just a level crossing

More than just a level crossing

While the project is called the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal Project, the team is delivering far more than just that.

Mandurah Station Multi-Storey Car Park is rising up

Mandurah Station Multi-Storey Car Park is rising up

Since main construction began more than four months ago, the site is a hive of activity.

Spirit in the smoke

Spirit in the smoke

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link has called on good spirits to safeguard the wellbeing, health and safety of all its workers through a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony.

Construction reaching full stride on Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Construction reaching full stride on Thornlie-Cockburn Link

This year will be a defining one for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link, with the 800-plus workforce continuing to grow each week as major construction starts.

Cultural recognition and Aboriginal business contracts underway

Cultural recognition and Aboriginal business contracts underway

Before main works begin for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line, in January Noongar Whadjuk elders Marion Collard and Greg Ugle provided a Welcome to Country with a traditional wanna (digging) stick and a smoking ceremony to establish a safe pathway for the project workforce.

Trainees are Infrastructure Ready

Trainees are Infrastructure Ready

After the State Government’s ‘Infrastructure Ready’ training program opened in October 2020, the first trainees are now out and about on various projects.

Bridges and blocks on Yanchep Rail Extension

Bridges and blocks on Yanchep Rail Extension

The first of 350,000 limestone blocks were laid just north of the future Alkimos Station to build approximately 20km of retaining walls.

Station themes embed connection to place

Station themes embed connection to place

Noongar cultural references are central to the overall design theme for the new Yanchep, Eglinton and Alkimos stations.

Busy in Bayswater for 2021

Busy in Bayswater for 2021

The construction team were able to hit the ground running in January after the Development Application to build the new train station at Bayswater received conditional approval by the WA Planning Commission before Christmas.

Local businesses take a seat in supplying for the new rail and railcars

Local businesses take a seat in supplying for the new rail and railcars

More local businesses are joining the ranks of those to benefit from the opportunities created by METRONET projects.

Next level unlocked: Procurement shortlisting for three projects

Next level unlocked: Procurement shortlisting for three projects

2021 is already off to a running start with three projects reaching an exciting milestone with major construction proponents shortlisted this month.

Upcoming disruptions pave the way for more trains and more choice at Claremont Station

Upcoming disruptions pave the way for more trains and more choice at Claremont Station

The Claremont Station Project will improve passengers’ experience, increase service frequency during peak times and allow direct access to the future Airport Line.

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