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Share your thoughts on the new Armadale Station and public spaces

Share your thoughts on the new Armadale Station and public spaces

The development application for the new METRONET Armadale Station is now open for people who use the station or visit the area to have their say.

Native grass trees conserved for new public spaces

Native grass trees conserved for new public spaces

Around 660 grass trees (Balga in Noongar) are being relocated as part of the Tree Retention Strategy for the METRONET Byford Rail Extension Project.

Preparations ramp up for Armadale Line Shutdown

Preparations ramp up for Armadale Line Shutdown

Preparations for the 18-month Armadale Line Shutdown are ramping up, with works on three new bus interchanges and 1.2 kilometres of priority bus lanes now underway, and road modifications along Albany Highway, Welshpool and Shepperton roads to begin next month.

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. 

Testing times two!

Testing times two!

It’s been testing, testing, testing on the METRONET Byford Rail Extension as structural works scale up with the building and measuring of not one, but two test piles.

New Thomas Road Bridge connects local students to future career choices

New Thomas Road Bridge connects local students to future career choices

Lining up subject choices at high school that lead to real-life job opportunities can be challenging for some students, but not for some Year 10 maths students from Byford Secondary College.

New Thomas Road Bridge opens

New Thomas Road Bridge opens

The new Thomas Road Bridge has opened to traffic for the first time as part of the METRONET Byford Rail Extension Project.

Aboriginal engagement at a grass-roots level for Kambarang Festival

Aboriginal engagement at a grass-roots level for Kambarang Festival

The METRONET team took part in the Kambarang Festival, hosted by the City of Armadale’s Champion Centre, sharing project information and employment opportunities with the community.

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.

Next stop, Legislative Council

Next stop, Legislative Council

The Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2022 has passed the Legislative Assembly, and is well on it’s way to elevating Perth’s connectivity.

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

Preferred proponents announced

Preferred proponents announced

The preferred proponents have been announced for the METRONET Byford Rail Extension and METRONET Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal projects.

Works start on Byford Rail Extension

Works start on Byford Rail Extension

The Perth rail network is on its way to Byford with the start of early works at Thomas Road

Transformation of the Armadale Line moving forward

Transformation of the Armadale Line moving forward

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.

Future Byford Station site revealed

Future Byford Station site revealed

Electric trains are coming to Byford with the preferred station location now confirmed.

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