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Next stop, YANCHEP!

Next stop, YANCHEP!

The METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project is almost complete! Join our Community Fair on Sunday, 14 July 2024 to celebrate the new Yanchep Line.

Stations come alive with public art

Stations come alive with public art

Over the past few months, eye-catching pieces of public art have been popping up at stations along the Yanchep Rail Extension.

Finishing touches for all stations

Finishing touches for all stations

All three stations on the Yanchep Rail Extension Project are receiving the finishing touches as the project moves into completion phase.

Preparing the Yanchep Line for passengers

Preparing the Yanchep Line for passengers

The METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project reached a huge milestone at the end of 2023, running the first test train from Eglinton Station to Yanchep Station.

Inspiring inclusion on International Women’s Day 2024

Inspiring inclusion on International Women’s Day 2024

Sabrina, a project engineer working on the platform, concourse and busway at Alkimos Station on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, shares her passion for her career and how she inspires a sense of belonging and empowerment.

First train on the tracks at Yanchep

First train on the tracks at Yanchep

The first test train on the new METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project line. The extension will support more than 150,000 future Yanchep-Two Rocks residents and allow tourists another transport option to travel to our northern suburbs. 

Safety first on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project

Safety first on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project

To stay safe while around the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension train network, we all need to use our brains around trains. 

Meet Senior Rail Project Engineer, James Rees

Meet Senior Rail Project Engineer, James Rees

From working as a Junior Rail Technician to becoming a Senior Rail Project Engineer on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, James Rees has remained on track in pursuing his high school dream. 

NAIDOC Week celebrations at Yanchep

NAIDOC Week celebrations at Yanchep

The team celebrated NAIDOC Week at the Yanchep Station site, along the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, making it a special occasion for everyone involved to learn about Aboriginal culture and history.

Piling milestone for retaining walls

Piling milestone for retaining walls

Around 3,00 retaining wall piles have been completed on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project. To give you some idea of the scale of this, if we stacked them end-to-end they would span 45 kilometres – more than the distance between Perth and Alkimos!

Building community connections in Alkimos

Building community connections in Alkimos

More than 23,000 cubic metres of material have been excavated as the team build key road connections in Shorehaven Estate at Alkimos near the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project.

Paving the way for rail to Yanchep

Paving the way for rail to Yanchep

It’s been a huge step for the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project with the first 2.7 kilometres of rail laid within the Ningana Bushland. 

Mitchell Freeway Extension set to open this July

Mitchell Freeway Extension set to open this July

The long-awaited Mitchell Freeway Extension to Romeo Road north of Perth will open on 10 July.

Accolades for environmental excellence across two METRONET projects

Accolades for environmental excellence across two METRONET projects

An outstanding commitment to environmental management on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project and Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project has seen contractor NEWest Alliance win an Environmental Achievement award.

One small step for Yanchep, one giant leap for Perth-kind!

One small step for Yanchep, one giant leap for Perth-kind!

It’s a big day for the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, with the first 2.7 kilometres of the 14.5 kilometre extension now laid.

State Budget delivers continued METRONET investment

State Budget delivers continued METRONET investment

Today’s State Budget has delivered continued investment in the transformational METRONET Program. 

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