Thornlie-Cockburn Link

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link will be Perth’s first east-west connection, making travel around the city by train more flexible and providing a higher level of public transport service to Perth’s southern suburbs.

Connecting the Mandurah and Armadale lines will open up new opportunities for longer term developments around the future Nicholson Road and Ranford Road stations.

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link will support growth and accessibility across the southern suburbs by providing direct access to employment, sporting and recreation opportunities at Canning Vale, Cannington Strategic Metropolitan Centre, Burswood Peninsula and the eastern CBD.

Read our fact sheets or the Project Definition Plan for more information on the project or visit our project FAQ's

Construction is expected to begin in 2019.

Community Reference Group

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link Community Reference Groups (CRG's) will consist of local residents and businesses to help the project team through identification of local opportunities, issues and concerns.

The role of the CRG's is to act as a sounding board regarding the delivery and impacts of the project throughout the construction phase. The CRG's will be encouraged to bring feedback or collect community enquiries for discussion in the meetings to identify any issues.

Given the breadth of the Thornlie-Cockburn Link, and the density of surrounding residential areas, two zones have been identified and two CRG's for the Thornlie-Cockburn Link will be selected. 

Nominations have now closed and successful members will be notified end of July. 

Refer to the map for the defined group borders. 

  • Community Reference Group: Thornlie-Cockburn Link West
  • Community Reference Group: Thornlie-Cockburn Link East

Community Reference Groups Zone Map