Project overview
Fact Sheets | 29 May 2017

Project overview

Forrestfield-Airport Link is a landmark transport project jointly funded by the Australian and Western Australian governments. The new rail service to the eastern suburbs will enhance Perth's transport network, with three new stations at Belmont, Airport Central and Forrestfield.

Tunnel boring machine arrives in Perth
Media Statements | 15 May 2017

Tunnel boring machine arrives in Perth

On Saturday 13 May Transport Minister Rita Saffioti announced the arrival of our first tunnel boring machine. 

May 2017 update
News Articles | 5 May 2017

May 2017 update

Works are now underway across all four major construction sites to prepare for the start of tunnelling. At Forrestfield, our busiest site, excavation of the dive structure is progressing well and in the coming weeks will reach a depth of 14m.

April 2017 update
News Articles | 10 April 2017

April 2017 update

Works are underway to ensure key support infrastructure is in place and ready for the first TBM to begin tunnelling in July this year. However, before the TBMs can start digging the 8kms of tunnels, they each need a name.

January 2017 update
News Articles | 18 January 2017

January 2017 update

With the arrival of the tunnel boring machines and all four major construction sites becoming operational in 2017, this year will be our busiest yet.

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Media enquiries about the Forrestfield-Airport Link can be directed to the Public Transport Authority:
Media line: (08) 9326 2526
Email: media@pta.wa.gov.au Please note emails are monitored Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AWST.

Media enquiries from students must be sent from school or university email accounts.