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.

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.

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