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.

Work on Airport Central Station underway
Media Statements | 30 May 2017

Work on Airport Central Station underway

On Sunday 28 May Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti released artist impressions for Airport Central Station.

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.

2016 end of year update
News Articles | 16 December 2016

2016 end of year update

This year has seen the project shift into construction phase, with SI-NRW awarded the major design and construct contract in April and starting construction works in November.

October 2016 update
News Articles | 31 October 2016

October 2016 update

The development application for Early Works at Forrestfield was approved this month and as a result preparation for the construction of key infrastructure has now started.

September 2016 update
News Articles | 7 October 2016

September 2016 update

Works are now underway to establish the construction site at Forrestfield. This is the first step in preparing for the arrival of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) mid next year.

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