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Railcar Program

Largest ever order for WA made railcars
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Alstom Transport Australia is the preferred supplier for the 246 new C-series railcars.

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METRONET Local Capability Fund
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Perth businesses looking to be part of the METRONET Railcar Procurement can apply for a grant as part of the State Government’s Local Capability Fund when a...
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Automatic Train Control submission to IA
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As Perth continues to grow, so does demand for public transport, and the answer to making the most of our existing network lies with a part that is hidden from view but is...
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Final B-series railcar delivered
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As procurement progresses to deliver 246 new C-series railcars for METRONET, the last of 78 B-series trains is about to start running on the Transperth network, 15 years...
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Railcar facility design contract awarded
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The contract to design a future railcar depot, incorporating assembly and commissioning facilities for the new C-series trains, has been awarded.

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Railcar Manufacturing Returning to Midland.
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Midland was once Perth’s home for the railway industry, and with Midland TAFE is set to become a specialist METRONET Trade Training Centre in 2020 that long history...
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Great turnout at METRONET's Railcar Program Industry Briefing
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An industry briefing on the METRONET Railcar Program was attended by more than 200 local business representatives. 

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Design Tender opens
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16 Nov 2018

Design Tender opens

A tender to design a future railcar depot, incorporating assembly and commissioning facilities for the new railcars, in Perth’s eastern suburb of Bellevue has been...
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New METRONET railcars move a step closer
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Today two METRONET milestones for the Railcar Program were announced.


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Procurement process begins for new METRONET railcars
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Stage one of a new project to deliver 246 new railcars for the Perth network has begun with a pre-qualification tender to build the new trains to be released in coming...
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Local businesses tap into potential railcar work
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Around 150 local businesses met with national and international railcar manufacturers to better understand the opportunities for future work.

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Page last updated: 17/08/2018