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Gantry cranes gear up to help remove level crossings

Gantry cranes gear up to help remove level crossings

Custom-built gantry cranes are being used to lift concrete structures for Perth’s first elevated rail, as part of the METRONET Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal 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. 

Spotlight on Bayswater shopkeepers

Spotlight on Bayswater shopkeepers

A new social media campaign will showcase the broad range of businesses giving Bayswater locals and visitors almost everything they need.

Proponents shortlisted for High Capacity Signalling

Proponents shortlisted for High Capacity Signalling

Two proponents have been shortlisted to design, supply, build and maintain a high-capacity signalling system as part of the METRONET High Capacity Signalling Project.

Public space designs informed by community

Public space designs informed by community

The community has provided feedback about the look, feel and function of public spaces surrounding the rail line and stations within the METRONET Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal Project.

Full steam ahead at Whiteman Park

Full steam ahead at Whiteman Park

Works are rapidly progressing on the new METRONET Whiteman Park Station, which will become a major transport hub on the new METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line.

Greening the rail corridor

Greening the rail corridor

With early works well underway, the METRONET Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal Project is demonstrating a commitment to greening the rail corridor.

METRONET New Midland Station set to revitalise Midland

METRONET New Midland Station set to revitalise Midland

Development Applications for the New Midland Station, bus interchange and multi-storey car park have been approved, formalising Midland’s growth as a vibrant mixed-use Transit Oriented Development Precinct.

New METRONET Lakelands Station open for business

New METRONET Lakelands Station open for business

Another METRONET project has been checked off the list with the official opening of the METRONET Lakelands Station.

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.

First C-series off the rank ready for network testing

First C-series off the rank ready for network testing

Two years ago we brought back local railcar manufacturing to Western Australia through the METRONET WA Railcar Program and now the first fully completed, locally manufactured C-series train is ready for testing on the network.

Public art brightens new Bayswater Station

Public art brightens new Bayswater Station

From large-scale murals and seating sculptures to detailed digital designs, the public art pieces for the METRONET New Bayswater Station Project have something that appeals to just about everyone.

Three METRONET stations achieve design review ratings

Three METRONET stations achieve design review ratings

Three stations being built under the METRONET New Bayswater Station and Morley-Ellenbrook Line projects have achieved Green Star Design Review ratings, and are all on track to receive a 5 Star Green Star – Railway Stations v1.1 rating.

WA Railcar team welcomes new recruits

WA Railcar team welcomes new recruits

The METRONET WA Railcar Program family has grown with three new apprentices joining the team following completion of the ALSTOM Aboriginal 10-week pre-employment program earlier this year.

Native grass trees conserved for new public spaces

Native grass trees conserved for new public spaces

Around 660 grass trees (Balga in Noongar) are being relocated as part of the Tree Retention Strategy for the METRONET Byford Rail Extension Project.

Art tips a top experience for students

Art tips a top experience for students

Year 10 Urban Art students from Alkimos College were treated to the tips and tricks of the trade recently thanks to renowned WA mural artist, Ian Mutch.

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