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Great response to Community Reference Group nominations

Great response to Community Reference Group nominations

Since nominations opened in late May, over 250 community members applied to be part of one of four METRONET Project Community Reference Groups.

Yanchep seed collection for the future

Yanchep seed collection for the future

While the Yanchep Rail Extension awaits the appointment of its major contractor, our environmental team have been busy collecting seeds, from native flora within the rail corridor.

Nominations open for Community Reference Groups on METRONET projects.

Nominations open for Community Reference Groups on METRONET projects.

The Public Transport Authority as part of METRONET is establishing four Community Reference Groups (CRG’s) for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link, Yanchep Rail Extension and Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal projects.

Yanchep Rail Extension: Part 2 – Eglinton to Yanchep Public Environmental Review

Yanchep Rail Extension: Part 2 – Eglinton to Yanchep Public Environmental Review

Progress continues on the Yanchep Rail Extension as the Public Transport Authority (PTA) has submitted the Yanchep Rail Extension: Part 2 – Eglinton to Yanchep Public Environmental Review. 

Shortlist announced for next phase of alliance tender

Shortlist announced for next phase of alliance tender

Another exciting milestone has been reached for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension with METROconnex and NEWest announced as the shortlisted consortia to build the two major METRONET projects.

METRONET confirmed as nationally significant

METRONET confirmed as nationally significant

National advisory body Infrastructure Australia has recognised three key METRONET projects as having national significance in its 2019 Infrastructure Priority List.

Yanchep environmental assessment underway

Yanchep environmental assessment underway

Recognising the different environmental values along the 14.5 kilometre Joondalup Line extension from Butler Station to Yanchep, the environmental assessments for the project were divided into two parts.

Ground studies underway

Ground studies underway

Work to find out what is below the ground across three METRONET projects is well underway.

METRONET Rail Enabling Bill Passed

METRONET Rail Enabling Bill Passed

Building the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link is one step closer after legislation was passed by both houses of State Parliament last week.

Federal Funding Secured

Federal Funding Secured

Commonwealth funding for the next two METRONET Projects has been secured after completing the thorough Infrastructure Australia process.

METRONET to make past planning a reality

METRONET to make past planning a reality

Both the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link were projects planned long ago. METRONET is now making them a reality.

Construction tender opens

Construction tender opens

Construction companies can now tender for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension projects with the release of a Request for Proposal today. 

Full steam ahead for Western Australia’s newest city centre

Full steam ahead for Western Australia’s newest city centre

The Western Australian Planning Commission has given the green light for WA’s newest city centre located on the future Yanchep Rail Extension.

Successful community information sessions

Successful community information sessions

During July and August, the project team was out in the community hosting drop-in sessions to answer your questions about the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension.

It's IA official

It's IA official

Infrastructure Australia officially accepted the final documents for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension.

Hitting the road to visit your area

Hitting the road to visit your area

The Project Team is travelling far and wide to speak to you about the two projects moving into the next phase.

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