Community input sought on name of METRONET station
Media Statements | 4 May 2020

Community input sought on name of METRONET station

A new survey opened today is giving community members in Perth's eastern foothills the opportunity to help choose the name for their new train station.

April/May 2020 update
News Articles | 23 April 2020

April/May 2020 update

It’s a wrap! A major milestone was achieved earlier this week with tunnelling now complete after tunnel boring machine (TBM) Sandy broke through at the Bayswater dive structure on Monday.

Ground-breaking milestone on METRONET project
News Articles | 21 April 2020

Ground-breaking milestone on METRONET project

Tunnelling on METRONET's Forrestfield-Airport Link is now complete after tunnel-boring machine (TBM) Sandy broke through at the Bayswater dive structure yesterday (April 20).

New METRONET precincts to unlock potential of Perth’s east
Media Statements | 19 March 2020

New METRONET precincts to unlock potential of Perth’s east

Vibrant community centres in Bayswater and Forrestfield are a step closer with the formal establishment of redevelopment area boundaries, together with Midland, forming the new METRONET East projects.

March 2020 update
News Articles | 9 March 2020

March 2020 update

In late July 2017, TBM Grace set off from Forrestfield to Bayswater, building the tunnel that will house the Forrestfield-bound trains. On February 18 tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace arrived at Bayswater Junction, marking a major milestone and the end of her 8km tunnelling journey.

Lift-off for the METRONET Airport Central Station
Media Statements | 28 February 2020

Lift-off for the METRONET Airport Central Station

METRONET's Forrestfield-Airport Link is continuing to take off with Airport Central Station now at 70 per cent completion and work on the Skybridge linking Perth Airport and the future train station almost finished.

TBM Grace completes Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling journey
Media Statements | 18 February 2020

TBM Grace completes Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnelling journey

In a major milestone for METRONET's Forrestfield-Airport Link project, tunnel-boring machine (TBM) Grace has broken through the Bayswater dive structure, marking the end of her eight-kilometre journey.

February 2020 update
News Articles | 11 February 2020

February 2020 update

The year 2020 will mark a major milestone for the project: the end of tunnelling.

Have a happy festive season!
News Articles | 20 December 2019

Have a happy festive season!

Site operations over the Christmas and New Year period (Saturday December 21 to Wednesday January 1) will be limited to support tunnel works.

2019 end of year update
News Articles | 17 December 2019

2019 end of year update

It has been a year since we brought you news of tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace reaching the halfway point of tunnelling. Now, 12 months on, Grace is very close to completing her underground journey, with her twin sister TBM Sandy not far behind.

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