Works

Nicholson Road Station Area

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 info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. 


Site works (ongoing)

Delivery of materials to site, earth works, drainage and relocation of underground services.
Trucks and water carts will access the site via Tulloch Way and Canna Drive, Canning Vale.

Until mid July, some carpentry and steel work will take place at the Station building site, during night shifts, Monday to Friday. This will involve the use of lighting.


Road works (ongoing)

There will be an increase in noise, speed restrictions and lane closures during works on Nicholson Road between Hughes Street/Gateway Boulevard and Canna Drive, Canning Vale.  
An altered road alignment and temporary traffic configuration will be in place on Nicholson Road between Hughes Street/Gateway Boulevard and Passenger Place/Canna Drive, Canning Vale, with detours in place. 
Until early-October, there will be a possible increase in noise from 24/7 use of a pump and generator.  


Temporary road closures

There will be temporary closures of Panama Street and Vostan Road, next to Nicholson Road, to support the safe construction of the pedestrian crossings, paths and eastbound lanes on Nicholson Road.

Traffic management will be place. See road closure and detour map below.


Businesses on Nicholson Road remain open

Attention all shoppers! Nicholson Road shops are OPEN for business!

Despite the road closures, find your way to Nicholson Road and continue supporting local businesses.

Temporary driveway closures are in effect for some businesses along Nicholson Road between Hughes Street and Passenger Place. Additionally, road closures are in place on Panama Street and Vostan Road until late-October.

Ranford Road Station Area

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 info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666.   


Ranford Road (ongoing)

Works to build the new Ranford Road Bridge are underway and traffic management, including altered signals and traffic configuration is in place in the area.


Night Road Works

Road realignment work on Ranford Road, between Bannister Road and Livingstone Drive, Canning Vale. 

Until early-October, there will be a possible increase in noise from 24/7 use of a pump and generator. Lighting towers will be used in the night time

Thornlie Station Area

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 info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666.


Station work

Construction is underway to make Thornlie Station a through station, including removal of some redundant sections of the existing station.


Temporary lane closure on O’Dell Street

Until 20 December 2024, the eastbound lane of O’Dell St will be temporarily closed to allow safe construction of a retaining wall and new noise wall in the area.
Access to properties will be maintained and detours will be in place.


Temporary closure of Spring Road reserve

The Spring Road reserve is temporarily closed to support construction until the end of the Thornlie-Cockburn Link project. please, use banksia circle reserve instead. the detour route is shown in the map below.


Retaining walls/noise wall construction (ongoing)

Until 30 September 2024, a temporary closure of the Eastbound Lane will be in place on O’Dell street to support the safe construction of a retaining wall and a noise wall.

Access to properties will be maintained with traffic management and detours in place. please drive safely and follow the detour signs.

There will be an increase in noise during retaining wall construction works at Thornlie Station car park. 

Impacts to the car park are in place, see signage onsite for parking bay availability.


Upcoming night works

Until 6 August, Monday to Friday, there will be night works to install retaining wall panels at O’Dell street.

There will be concrete trucks, large cranes and light towers operating from 7pm to 7am. Pumps and generators will be in use 24/7.


Installing drainage and underground services

There will be an increase in noise and traffic management in place on O’Dell Street, Thornlie to support the installation of drainage and underground services in this area and the nearby rail corridor.


Temporary closure of a single lane in Southdown place

Until 2 August 2024, a single lane in Southdown place, Thornlie, next to the cul-de-sac, in the city of Gosnells will be close. This temporary partial road closure will allow necessary works to deliver the project. traffic management will be in place to allow one-way traffic and access to properties.


Roadworks on Wilfred Road, Thornlie

The roundabout on Wilfred Road, between Cameron Street and Nicholson Road is being temporarily modified. 

The speed limit will be reduced and during day shifts, one lane will be closed, with traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals.

 

Rail Corridor

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 info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666.


Building rail infrastructure

Works within the Mandurah Line rail corridor (along Kwinana Freeway) between Roe Highway and Russell Road/Gibbs Road, and at the Glen Iris Rail Tunnel:

  • delivery and unloading of materials
  • track construction
  • installing overhead line equipment
  • installing signalling, power and communications equipment and cables
  • rail testing and adjusting.

Works within the freight rail corridor and Thornlie Line passenger rail corridor between the Glen Iris Rail Tunnel, Jandakot and Beckenham Street / Dulwich Street, Beckenham include:

  • removing and installing track, ballast, sleepers and overhead line equipment
  • earth works and concreting
  • removing and installing underground services and drainage
  • building retaining and noise walls
  • installing fencing
  • building the rail embankment and foundation
  • delivery and unloading of materials

Upcoming night works in the Mandurah Line rail corridor

Between Glen Iris rail tunnel (south of Roe Highway) and Aubin Grove Station, as well as in and around the Glen Iris rail tunnel and Cockburn Central Station.

Work activities are scheduled during night shifts, linked to times when trains aren’t running on the Mandurah Line. During these periods, the team will predominately continue to install steel electrification screens along the sides of the Glen Iris rail tunnel entrances. Other activities in this area will include some earthworks and concrete works. In July, there will be overhead line equipment and signalling assets installed, as well as some redundant signalling equipment removed.

Night shifts are currently planned on the following dates:

  • From 7 to 11 July
  • 15, 18 and 19 July
  • From 22 to 25 July 

The team will also use existing site compounds, material stockpiles and site access / egress points to support these night works.


Rail tunnel upgrade

There will be regular night shifts to support upgrade work inside the tunnel and in the rail corridor near the Thornlie Line rail tunnel, between Kenwick and Beckenham.


Site investigation, Kenwick

A signalling equipment room will be built to connect train communications services between the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and the Armadale Line. The team will be potholing to locate underground services and there will be some geotechnical testing and survey work to inform the project design team.


 

Building a new Signaling Equipment Room in Kenwick

A new Signaling Equipment Room (SER) will be built to connect train communication services between the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and the Armadale Line. There will be works from July until October, Monday to Saturday, 7am to 7pm. 


Rail access construction and new laydown area, Beckenham

There will be upgrades to the existing rail access point and a new temporary site facility will placed at this location, in the verge of Albany Highway, south-east of the intersection with Sevenoaks Street, Beckenham.


Beckenham Traction Power Substation Upgrade

Until February 2025, works are required to upgrade infrastructure along the network in order to support the passenger railway. The existing traction power substation in the verge of Railway Parade, Beckenham, north of the Crawford Street intersection, is part of the infrastructure that has been identified for upgrade. Occasional out of hours works will be necessary, there will be a 24 hours per day generator on site. 


Canning River path closure, Thornlie

Canning River path under the rail bridges, near O’Dell Street Reserve and Southdown Place/Corridale Place, Thornlie, is closed until the end of 2024 with a signed detour in place


Retaining wall / noise wall construction, Thornlie

There will be an increase in noise during works to build walls on the south side of the freight rail corridor between Elliot Place and Kidman Court, and O’Dell Street, between Spring Road and Canning River Bridge, Thornlie. 


Upcoming night works

Until 6 August, Sunday to Friday, there will be night works to install retaining wall panels at O’Dell St.
There will be concrete trucks, large cranes and light towers operating from 7pm to 7am. Pumps and generators will be in use 24/7.


Early morning concrete pours, Elliot Place, Thornlie

Concrete pouring will take place occasionally during the early hours of the morning, to build the foundation for the footpath crossing bridge at the corner of Elliot Place in Thornlie. The area will be accessed via Elliot Place and the work will involve concrete deliveries.


Site facility changes and traffic management, Thornlie

The site laydown and parking area on Cameron Street is being extended along the verge and into the road, to support drain and footbridge construction. This involves traffic management on Cameron Street.

The northbound lane of Cameron Street, next to the cul-de-sac, will be temporarily closed until March 2025. Access to properties will be maintained.


Level crossing permanent closure

The Elliot Place / Cameron Street pedestrian level crossing is permanently closed. Please use the signed detour routes shown in the map below.

The project includes a new footbridge to replace this crossing, providing safer access for pedestrians and cyclists.


Dewatering, Canning Vale and Thornlie

Possible increase in noise from 24/7 use of a pump and generator within the work sites near:

  • Canning River, west of Rimmer Lane, Kenwick
  • Southdown Place, Thornlie
  • Thornlie Station
  • O’Dell Street, Thornlie
  • Greenway Avenue, Thornlie
  • Tarradee Circuit, Cameron Street and Elliot Place, Thornlie
  • Kanani Drive Reserve on McLean Road, Canning Vale
  • Sorbonne Crescent, Canning Vale
  • Fairfield Gardens, Canning Vale

Upcoming night works – Canning Vale 

On the night of Wednesday 3 July, work will take place to install rail infrastructure on the northern side of the rail corridor, opposite Lansdowne Entrance, Canning Vale. This will involve the use of lighting towers and a crane. 


Sewer Relocation, Canning Vale

Sewer upgrade work is taking place in the rail corridor, near Fairfield Gardens. This will involve tunnelling and the use of cranes. There will be some occasional Sunday work. Dewatering will take place 24/7. The footpath in this area is temporarily closed. 


Wall construction, Canning Vale and Jandakot

There will be an increase in noise during works to build walls along the south side of the freight rail corridor between Marginata Parkway and Nicholson Court, Canning Vale, and next to Glen Iris Drive, Turtle Point Cove, Lakes Way and Clements Place Jandakot.

Rail access construction, Canning Vale

Until late-July, there will be work to build the rail access track and connection points, in the McLean Road verge on the rail corridor side, where McLean Road is parallel to the railway, as well as in the rail corridor between Dowarn Green and Tulloch Way. This will involve excavating, placing and compacting materials, concreting and accessing the site via the local road.

Site facilities

Out-of-hours works to deliver materials to site at:

  • the bushland south of Berrigan Drive and west of the Kwinana Freeway, via Verna Court, Cockburn
  • Mellor Place, Bibra Lake
  • west of Kwinana Freeway, via Nettle Way, South Lake
  • the corner of Karel Avenue and Berrigan Drive, Jandakot
  • Karel Avenue, west of Orion Road, Jandakot
  • Nicholson Road Station site, Canning Vale
  • Tom Bateman Reserve on Wilfred Road, and Cameron Street, Thornlie
  • Spencer Road, Thornlie
  • O’Dell Street Reserve, Thornlie
  • east of Canning River with access via Rimmer Lane, Kenwick
  • Packer Park, Burham Road, Kenwick
  • Albany Highway, near Sydneyham Street, Beckenham.

 

 

 

Cockburn Central Station Area

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 info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. 


Rail infrastructure (ongoing)

Works within the Mandurah Line rail corridor (along Kwinana Freeway) between Roe Highway and Russell Road/Gibbs Road, and at the Glen Iris Rail Tunnel: 

  • delivery and unloading of materials
  • track construction 
  • installing overhead line equipment
  • installing signalling, power and communications equipment and cables
  • rail testing and adjusting.

Perth Stadium Station Area

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 info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. 


Rail Changes

When the Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project is operational, southern suburbs’ and Mandurah Line residents will be able to catch a train to Optus Stadium and the Crown Resort at Burswood, without needing to transfer through the Perth CBD. To facilitate this, adjustments need to be made to the rail around Stadium Station.


Rail Construction, Burswood (until September 2024)

Rail adjustments and installation to accommodate the future Thornlie Cockburn Link Services, including ballast removal, earthworks, drainage and underground services installation.

Night works, from 7pm to 7am, including public holidays are planned on the following dates:

  • 15-19 July 
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