Temporary suspension of tunnelling
Media Statements | 28 March 2018

Temporary suspension of tunnelling

On March 28 the second of the Forrestfield-Airport Link’s two tunnel-boring machines was temporarily halted.

March 2018 update
News Articles | 13 March 2018

March 2018 update

As we progress towards first trains using the Forrestfield Line in 2020, key infrastructure along the new alignment, including all three new stations, is now well into construction.

Tunnelling on track
Media Statements | 19 February 2018

Tunnelling on track

On Sunday 18 February Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti inspected tunnelling progress, walking the 1km tunnel bored by TBM Sandy

February 2018 update
News Articles | 12 February 2018

February 2018 update

We have hit the ground running this year with tunnelling progressing well and construction underway at the stations, cross-passages and emergency egress shafts.

2017 end of year update
News Articles | 3 January 2018

2017 end of year update

Our tunnel boring machines are sprinting towards the end of the year with Grace having tunnelled more than 1300m and Sandy more than 500m.

Local station to be named Redcliffe
Media Statements | 4 December 2017

Local station to be named Redcliffe

The first station on the Forrestfield Line will now be called Redcliffe. Transport Minister Rita Saffioti announced the name change on December 4, after 81 per cent of residents identified Redcliffe as their preferred name.

November 2017 update
News Articles | 9 November 2017

November 2017 update

A lot can happen in a year, and that's certainly been the case since construction of the Forrestfield-Airport Link kicked off on November 3, 2016.

TBM Sandy starts tunnelling at Forrestfield
Media Statements | 26 October 2017

TBM Sandy starts tunnelling at Forrestfield

A second TBM has officially begun tunnelling at Forrestfield, as part of the $1.86 billion METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link project.

Tunnel Segments fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 23 October 2017

Tunnel Segments fact sheet

The Forrestfield-Airport Link’s two tunnels will be constructed with 54,000 concrete segments. A Forrestfield warehouse has been transformed into a facility to batch the concrete and create segments to line the two tunnels.

Emergency Egress Shafts fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 23 October 2017

Emergency Egress Shafts fact sheet

Emergency egress shafts provide safe exit points in the event of an emergency, and access to the Forrestfield Line's twin-bored tunnels for maintenance,

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