Stations

Stations

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link will include new stations at Nicholson Road and Ranford Road, while upgrades will be made to Thornlie, Cockburn Central and Stadium stations.

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Thornlie Station

Thornlie Station opened in 2005 and will undergo significant upgrades to make it a ‘through station’.

THORNLIE STATION EXTERNAL

The upgrades will give the station a fresh and contemporary new look with platform extensions, and a new concourse with lift, stairs and roof cover.

Read more about the station on the Thornlie Station fact sheet.

Ranford Road Station (Mandjakarlup)

The new Ranford Road Station will be about 29 minutes from Perth by train and will serve the Canning Vale industrial area and surrounding suburbs.

RANFORD ROAD EXTERNAL   

Access to the station will be via a dedicated road off the proposed new Jandakot Airport Eastern Link Road.

The Noongar place name for Ranford Road is Mandjakarlup (Marn-jar-karl-up) and the narrative is ‘the place to come together’.

Read more about the station on the Ranford Road Station fact sheet.

Nicholson Road Station (Waitj-biddi)

The new Nicholson Road Station will be about 26 minutes from Perth by train and will support future long-term development in and around Canning Vale.

NICHOLSON ROAD EXTERNAL

Users will access the station from a new shared path along Canna Drive or the shared path from the Nicholson Road underpass. Vehicle access will be through an upgraded Tulloch Way and Panama Street. 

The Noongar place name for Nicholson Road is Waitj-biddi (Waytch-biddi) and the narrative is ‘the emu tracks’.

Read more about the station on the Nicholson Road Station fact sheet.

Cockburn Central Station

Trains on the Thornlie-Cockburn Link will terminate at Cockburn Central Station and turn back towards Thornlie, while providing passenger interchange to the Mandurah Line.

Cockburn Central Station Platform

Cockburn Central’s existing platform will be extended 162m to create the terminating platform and provide direct services for passengers to Perth Stadium without needing to transfer through Perth.

Read more about the station on the Cockburn Central Station fact sheet.

Latest News

Mandurah Line partial shutdown for new METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Mandurah Line partial shutdown for new METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link

The Mandurah Line will close between Aubin Grove and Elizabeth Quay stations from 26 December 2022 to 3 January 2023 for major works on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link, except for New Year’s Eve with the full line operational on 31 December.

Final two major contracts awarded and Armadale Line Shut update

Final two major contracts awarded and Armadale Line Shut update

The 129-year-old Armadale Line’s transformation is another step closer with contracts awarded for the METRONET Byford Rail Extension and Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal projects.

Tee-riffic bridge beam installation complete for Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Tee-riffic bridge beam installation complete for Thornlie-Cockburn Link

The final three tee-roff bridge beams have been installed on the new Ranford Road Bridge for the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project.

From sheep shearing to construction

From sheep shearing to construction

It’s a big change to go from shearing sheep and collecting eggs in regional Western Australia to building in Perth, but it’s one Aboriginal trainee Bevan Yates has taken on with open arms.

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