Track laying complete on METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link
Media Statements | 16 July 2021

Track laying complete on METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link

The last piece of track has been laid on the METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link, a major milestone towards the project's completion.

METRONET Bayswater Junction hits the switch
Media Statements | 7 May 2021

METRONET Bayswater Junction hits the switch

Bayswater is fast becoming a key connection in Perth's rail network, with the new METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link now formally joined to the wider rail network at Bayswater Junction.

METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link steaming ahead
Media Statements | 10 November 2020

METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link steaming ahead

Work on the $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link is steaming ahead with almost four kilometres of track now laid within the two tunnels of the METRONET line.

Youth-led art piece to transform High Wycombe Station entry
Media Statements | 7 October 2020

Youth-led art piece to transform High Wycombe Station entry

Young people from the Kalamunda area will have the chance to brainstorm, design and install a large new outdoor mural as part of the Forrestfield-Airport Link project.

Claremont METRONET tracklaying contract awarded
Media Statements | 17 August 2020

Claremont METRONET tracklaying contract awarded

Turnback will allow high frequency services on Fremantle and Airport lines

Tracklaying underway on METRONET’s Airport Line
Media Statements | 30 July 2020

Tracklaying underway on METRONET’s Airport Line

The transformational METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link project has reached another major milestone, with tracklaying in the eight-kilometre tunnels now underway.

Community names new METRONET station High Wycombe
Media Statements | 26 June 2020

Community names new METRONET station High Wycombe

The votes are in and more than three quarters of respondents have opted for High Wycombe to become the permanent name for the Forrestfield-Airport Link's terminus station.

Community input sought on name of METRONET station
Media Statements | 4 May 2020

Community input sought on name of METRONET station

A new survey opened today is giving community members in Perth's eastern foothills the opportunity to help choose the name for their new train station.

Ground-breaking milestone on METRONET project
Media Statements | 21 April 2020

Ground-breaking milestone on METRONET project

Tunnelling on METRONET's Forrestfield-Airport Link is now complete after tunnel-boring machine (TBM) Sandy broke through at the Bayswater dive structure yesterday (April 20).

New METRONET precincts to unlock potential of Perth’s east
Media Statements | 19 March 2020

New METRONET precincts to unlock potential of Perth’s east

Vibrant community centres in Bayswater and Forrestfield are a step closer with the formal establishment of redevelopment area boundaries, together with Midland, forming the new METRONET East projects.

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