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.

Lift-off for the METRONET Airport Central Station
Media Statements | 28 February 2020

Lift-off for the METRONET Airport Central Station

METRONET's Forrestfield-Airport Link is continuing to take off with Airport Central Station now at 70 per cent completion and work on the Skybridge linking Perth Airport and the future train station almost finished.

TBM Grace completes Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling journey
Media Statements | 18 February 2020

TBM Grace completes Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling journey

In a major milestone for METRONET's Forrestfield-Airport Link project, tunnel-boring machine (TBM) Grace has broken through the Bayswater dive structure, marking the end of her eight-kilometre journey.

Forrestfield Station reaches new heights at 50 per cent completion
Media Statements | 4 September 2019

Forrestfield Station reaches new heights at 50 per cent completion

Forrestfield Station is now at 50 per cent completion, with the main building, roof and platform construction well advanced.

New railcar drivers sought ahead of METRONET expansion
Media Statements | 19 August 2019

New railcar drivers sought ahead of METRONET expansion

Applications opened today for 60 new Transperth railcar drivers - who will be among the first to drive trains on the METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link.

Two years of Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling completed
Media Statements | 29 July 2019

Two years of Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling completed

Premier Mark McGowan and the Transport Minister Rita Saffioti visited the Redcliffe Station box today, touring the tunnels which will host trains on the Forrestfield-Airport Link and inspecting tunnel-boring machine (TBM) Sandy for the first time since the machine left Airport Central Station in mid-2018.

Skybridge construction takes to the skies in latest milestone
Media Statements | 2 July 2019

Skybridge construction takes to the skies in latest milestone

Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti today visisted the developing Skybridge at Airport Central Station.

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