Five dangerous level crossings whose boom gates are each down for about three hours every day will be removed on the inner Armadale Line, with elevated rail chosen as the solution.
The Federal Government announced on 4 May an additional $347.5 million for the Inner Armadale Line Level Crossing Removal and Byford Rail Extension projects.
2021 is already off to a running start with three projects reaching an exciting milestone with major construction proponents shortlisted this month.
In what was a challenging year on many fronts, it was full steam ahead on METRONET projects.
Have a listen to *early noise modelling to give you an idea of what you can expect from a typical elevated rail structure.
Two METRONET projects on the Armadale Line have taken a major step forward with procurement underway for the Byford Rail Extension and Level Crossing Removals at Mint Street, Oats Street and Welshpool Road.
The easing of congestion, saving time and increased safety are what excites the community most when it comes to the removal of up to six level crossings on the Inner Armadale Line.
Removing level crossings is serious business and in good news for the Inner Armadale Line Level Crossing Removals Project, the Business Case has been submitted to Infrastructure Australia.
Building For Tomorrow – an information campaign and supporting website – kicked off this week to give travellers information and updates on the major road, rail, cycling and marina projects in planning, underway or fast-tracked across WA.
Two Community Reference Groups (CRGs) have been established to help inform the concept design for up to six level crossing removals as part of the Inner Armadale Level Crossing Removal project.
Based on initial stakeholder feedback on these options, a third option is now being considered for removing the Wharf Street crossing
Safer, easier and potentially more crossings will be possible for up to six level crossing removals on the inner Armadale line, at Mint Street, Oats Street, Welshpool Road, Hamilton Street, Wharf Street and William Street.
Announcing the preferred proponents for two new contracts are important steps to removing up to seven level crossings on the Armadale line.
A tender seeking support to prepare a business case for up to six proposed level crossing removals on the Armadale Line is now open.
As part of the existing Level Crossing Removal Project, the 2019-20 State Budget includes $415 million to remove level crossings at Mint Street, Oats Street, and Welshpool Road on the Armadale Line between Victoria Park and Bentley.