Over the two drop-in sessions we held, we spoke to more than 300 people about the upgrade, other METRONET projects and City of Bayswater Town Centre Structure Plan.
The 2018-19 METRONET budget is the largest ever investment in WA rail infrastructure and with $3.6 billion allocated towards new METRONET projects.
The Railway (METRONET) Bill 2018 will authorise the rail infrastructure construction for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension.
The State Budget includes $184 million in provisions for the METRONETSocial and Affordable Housing and Jobs Package – a major investment in housing, linked directly with METRONET.
In the coming weeks a design services tender for Claremont Station will be released for track work and station design, which will include extending the island platform to accommodate six car sets.
The Turnbull and McGowan Governments are jointly committed to delivering METRONET with $1.05 billion committed in the 2018-19 Commonwealth Budget.
The 88-metre high Dampier to Bunbury gas pipeline telecommunications mast was removed to allow the Ellenbrook town centre to expand and make way for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line.
A tender for engineering and planning for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line has now been awarded, while applications are now open to help develop a business case for the vital METRONET project.
Stage one of a new project to deliver 246 new railcars for the Perth network has begun with a pre-qualification tender to build the new trains to be released in coming days.
Delivering METRONET for the community, in the places they live and work, makes it extremely important to capture Perth people’s understanding and feeling towards the project..
Ellenbrook continues to build its reputation for innovative affordable housing options, with the official opening of two micro lot display homes today.
Bayswater Station will become a major transport hub with the Forrestfield-Airport Link and the proposed Morley-Ellenbrook rail line connecting to the Transperth network at that point. The station will undergo a major upgrade.
Today national advisory body, Infrastructure Australia, released its 2018 Infrastructure Priority List, identifying a $55 billion pipeline of nation-shaping investments across the country.
Last night Transport and Planning Minister, the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA, met with 170 community members to talk through the results of the recent Morley-Ellenbrook Line community survey.
Ellenbrook residents can hear about the Morley-Ellenbrook Line from Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti at a community information session.
METRONET is engaging with key members of WA’s housing related, urban development and property groups to provide advice on high-level planning issues in a newly formed Private Sector Reference group.