October 2019 update
News Articles | 16 October 2019

October 2019 update

Late last month the project team reached another milestone with a total of 4.9 million hours worked since construction began 35 months ago.

September 2019 update
News Articles | 10 September 2019

September 2019 update

We have reached a major milestone since the last update, with our tunnel boring machines (TBMs) Grace and Sandy completing 70 per cent of tunnelling.

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.

August 2019 update
News Articles | 13 August 2019

August 2019 update

After being at the centre of attention for the last few months, both tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are now back in the ground and on their way to Bayswater.

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.

July 2019 update
News Articles | 11 July 2019

July 2019 update

This week the team celebrated our second 130m-long tunnel boring machine (TBM) arriving at Redcliffe Station. TBM Sandy broke through into the underground station box at 9:30am on Saturday, July 6.

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.

June 2019 update
News Articles | 7 June 2019

June 2019 update

Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace arrived at Redcliffe Station last month, breaking through the one-metre-thick eastern station box wall to a cheering crowd of excited team members.

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.

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