October 2017 update
News Articles | 11 October 2017

October 2017 update

With TBM Grace's journey well underway, and TBM Sandy set to start tunnelling later this month, activity across all sites is ramping up.

September 2017
News Articles | 7 September 2017

September 2017

With TBM Grace now tunnelling and Sandy soon to launch, production of tunnel segments has ramped up over the past month.

Tunnel segments produced locally
Media Statements | 17 August 2017

Tunnel segments produced locally

On Wednesday 16 August Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti toured the project's pre-cast facility in Forrestfield.

August 2017 update
News Articles | 10 August 2017

August 2017 update

In the project's biggest milestone to date, the first of two tunnel boring machines has now begun its 8km underground journey from Forrestfield to Bayswater.

Tunnelling begins on Forrestfield-Airport Link
Media Statements | 31 July 2017

Tunnelling begins on Forrestfield-Airport Link

On Sunday 30 July Premier Mark McGowan launched TBM Grace to mark the start of tunnelling.

July 2017 update
News Articles | 7 July 2017

July 2017 update

With the first tunnel boring machine launching soon, the project has kicked into full swing.

Tunnel boring machine competition winners announced
Media Statements | 27 June 2017

Tunnel boring machine competition winners announced

On Tuesday 27 June Transport Minister Rita Saffioti announced the winners of the TBM competition.

Metronet team to design Belmont Station precinct
Media Statements | 19 June 2017

Metronet team to design Belmont Station precinct

On Sunday 18 June Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti released artist impressions for Belmont Station and surrounds.

Dewatering fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 7 June 2017

Dewatering fact sheet

Dewatering involves temporarily lowering the water table to allow soil to be excavated from a work site without it refilling with water. This process will be used in construction of the project's underground station boxes and portals.

June 2017 update
News Articles | 6 June 2017

June 2017 update

Things are heating up on the project this month as we draw closer to the start of tunnelling. The first of our tunnel boring machines has arrived and is being assembled onsite at Forrestfield.

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