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Thornlie-Cockburn Link noise wall colour revealed

Thornlie-Cockburn Link noise wall colour revealed

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link noise wall colour has been chosen with a vote by landowners who live across from, or share a boundary fence with, the rail alignment in Kenwick and Thornlie, and Community Reference Group members.

Local supplier rising to the challenge

Local supplier rising to the challenge

Infrabuild Construction Solutions is just one of many local suppliers working on METRONET projects

We’d dig your help for a ground-breaking name

We’d dig your help for a ground-breaking name

We need your help to name the Micro Tunnel Boring Machine (MTBM) to be used on METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link project.

Let’s prepare: Perth’s biggest public transport shutdown coming

Let’s prepare: Perth’s biggest public transport shutdown coming

Work is underway to start preparing commuters for the Mandurah Line to temporarily close for up to 25 days in late December due to major construction on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link. 

Beam (me) up at Ranford Road

Beam (me) up at Ranford Road

Over the weekend the largest pre-cast concrete tee-roff bridge beams ever built in Australia were installed for the new Ranford Road Bridge.

Noongar culture recognised at Nicholson Road Station site

Noongar culture recognised at Nicholson Road Station site

The Wagyl, or Rainbow Serpent, is the creation spirit in Noongar culture and its presence was acknowledged before work starts around the waterhole at Thornlie-Cockburn Link’s Nicholson Road Station site.

Thornlie-Cockburn Link extends a branch to Wooroloo wildlife

Thornlie-Cockburn Link extends a branch to Wooroloo wildlife

The METRONET team has again reached out to help in the wake of the recent fires at Wooroloo by supplying woolly bush foliage to local wildlife.

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.

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.

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.

Thornlie-Cockburn Link piles through 2020

Thornlie-Cockburn Link piles through 2020

Construction of the Thornlie-Cockburn Link is in full swing with large scale works underway at various project sites.

Local Aboriginal businesses delivering METRONET projects

Local Aboriginal businesses delivering METRONET projects

Contracts worth more than $7 million have been awarded to a diverse array of Aboriginal businesses across the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension projects by NEWest Alliance. 

Thornlie-Cockatoo Link

Thornlie-Cockatoo Link

Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre has some valuable new eucalypt tree materials thanks to a collaboration with the centre and the Thornlie-Cockburn Link project.

Steady progress on the missing link

Steady progress on the missing link

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link continues to progress with design packages and on-the-ground investigations well underway. 
 

Environmental green light for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Environmental green light for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Reducing environmental and heritage impacts are a key priority for METRONET projects.  
 

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