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.

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling pauses following slurry spill
Media Statements | 14 May 2019

Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling pauses following slurry spill

Tunnelling operations have paused on the Forrestfield-Airport Link after a section of piping servicing one of the tunnel boring machines (TBM) dislodged in Tunnel Two, causing a slurry spill.

Record METRONET budget as TBM Grace reaches Redcliffe Station
Media Statements | 13 May 2019

Record METRONET budget as TBM Grace reaches Redcliffe Station

Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti today welcomed the arrival of TBM Grace to the Redcliffe Station construction site, as the State Government highlighted the significant investment in METRONET as part of this week's State Budget.

Forrestfield-Airport Link project continues to move forward
Media Statements | 18 December 2018

Forrestfield-Airport Link project continues to move forward

The Forrestfield-Airport Link is continuing to move forward, with significant progress made on the project and rectification measures identified for a damaged 26 metre section of one tunnel.

Skybridge to connect airport to new METRONET station
Media Statements | 26 November 2018

Skybridge to connect airport to new METRONET station

Construction is set to begin on a Skybridge connecting Perth Airport's Terminal 1 to Airport Central Station.

Sinkhole forms above tunnel cross-passage
Media Statements | 23 September 2018

Sinkhole forms above tunnel cross-passage

At 1pm on Saturday September 22 a leak developed in a cross passage between the two Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels, causing a sinkhole to form at the surface.

Multi-deck car park for Forrestfield Station METRONET precinct
Media Statements | 11 September 2018

Multi-deck car park for Forrestfield Station METRONET precinct

The McGowan Government will provide a multi-deck car park at the future Forrestfield Station to open up space for a future METRONET precinct.

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