A local Bassendean company fabricating cranes that will be used in the Bellevue Manufacturing Railcar facility hosted Premier Mark McGowan and Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti for a tour of its premises.
Construction of the Bellevue railcar facility, where the first locally made railcars in almost three decades will be assembled and maintained, is now underway.
Eight West Australian businesses have been awarded funding under the METRONET Railcar Procurement round of the Local Capability Fund.
2019 was a huge year for METRONET with a number of major milestones had.
Perth’s largest ever railcar contract has been officially signed between Alstom Transport Australia and the State Government.Perth’s largest ever railcar contract has been officially signed between Alstom Transport Australia and the State Government.
Railcar manufacturer Alstom is hosting a METRONET railcar project supplier and networking event in Perth next Thursday 14 November.
Young Western Australians will have thousands of opportunities to help deliver METRONET projects, and North Metro TAFE is developing courses to upskill them to make the most of these job opportunities.
METRONET made its debut at the 2019 Perth Royal Show giving show goers a glimpse inside the Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels and information on all other projects.
Not all METRONET construction contracts are complex rail projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Come and see us at this year's Perth Royal Show. We'll be in the Robinson Pavilion at Stands 23 & 24.
Alstom Transport Australia is the preferred supplier for the 246 new C-series railcars.
Perth businesses looking to be part of the METRONET Railcar Procurement can apply for a grant as part of the State Government’s Local Capability Fund when a successful bidder has been announced.
As Perth continues to grow, so does demand for public transport, and the answer to making the most of our existing network lies with a part that is hidden from view but is essential to how the trains operate.
As procurement progresses to deliver 246 new C-series railcars for METRONET, the last of 78 B-series trains is about to start running on the Transperth network, 15 years after the first of its type was launched.
The contract to design a future railcar depot, incorporating assembly and commissioning facilities for the new C-series trains, has been awarded.
Midland was once Perth’s home for the railway industry, and with Midland TAFE is set to become a specialist METRONET Trade Training Centre in 2020 that long history returns.