Works Morley-Ellenbrook Line


Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am–7pm, and any out-of-hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. For questions about project works, please email or call 9326 3666.

Railway Parade closure (until early-2024)

There are a number of agencies working in the Bayswater area to deliver major projects, including the Morley-Ellenbrook Line, Tonkin Gap Project, Main Roads WA, and ATCO gas pipeline works. Several local streets are impacted by road closures – please follow on-road detour and traffic management signage for current works and traffic changes in the area.

Railway Parade will be closed in both directions from Bassendean Road to Clavering Road to early-2024. Local access to properties is maintained.

The westbound lane of Railway Parade will be closed:

  • from 52 Railway Parade to Bassendean Road from October 2022 to early-2024
  • from Beechboro Road South to Bassendean Road from May 2023 to early-2024.

Traffic management will be in place to safely deliver works to connect the Morley-Ellenbrook Line to the new Bayswater Station.

Drumpellier Drive closure (ongoing)

Drumpellier Drive between The Promenade and Park Street, Ellenbrook is temporarily closed to build the Morley-Ellenbrook Line and key intersection upgrades..

Drumpellier Drive between Youle-Dean Road and Drumpellier Drive South, Brabham, is closed to to prepare for Whiteman Park Station. 

Traffic management is in place and access to Drumpellier Drive will be maintained via a new temporary road.

Drumpellier Drive between Youle-Dean Road and Park Street, Brabham will be closed on 29 September from midnight–5am. 

A new temporary roundabout at the intersection of Youle-Dean Road and Isodoon Street will facilitate traffic in all directions from 30 September.

Beechboro Road North closure (25 February to late-2023)

Beechboro Road North between Hennessey Road and Marshall Road, Whiteman, will be temporarily closed to build the Morley-Ellenbrook Line and associated key intersection upgrades.

Traffic management will be in place and access will be maintained to Whiteman Park West via a new temporary road.

Gnangara Road (ongoing)

A temporary road has been built along Gnangara Road, Ellenbrook, while the new road alignment and road-over-rail structure is built. 

A new temporary cycle path has been built on the northern side of Gnangara Road.

Whiteman Park (25 April to mid-October)

Structural and piling works for the new elevated rail structure at Whiteman Park Station site – north and south of Whiteman Park's eastern entrance along Drumpellier Drive.

Bennett Springs (ongoing)

Structural and piling works for the new Dulwich Street road bridge and Bennett Brook rail bridge on Cranleigh Street. 

Tonkin Gap Project and Associated Works (ongoing)

As part of the rail-enabling works for the Morley-Ellenbrook Line Main Roads WA will continue to work in the median of Tonkin Highway from Marshall Road to Collier Road.

More information on upcoming works and out-of-hours works can be found on the Main Roads website.

Midland Line Shutdown

The Midland Line Shutdown, originally scheduled to commence on 23 September, will now take place in early-2023 for critical works.

The shutdown is required to remove and replace about 1.8km of track and other rail systems.

For more information on the shutdown and to provide feedback, please visit Building For Tomorrow.

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