Dewatering involves temporarily lowering the water table to allow soil to be excavated from a work site without it refilling with water. This process will be used in construction of the project's underground station boxes and portals.
Things are heating up on the project this month as we draw closer to the start of tunnelling. The first of our tunnel boring machines has arrived and is being assembled onsite at Forrestfield.
On Sunday 28 May Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti released artist impressions for Airport Central Station.
Forrestfield-Airport Link is a landmark transport project jointly funded by the Australian and Western Australian governments. The new rail service to the eastern suburbs will enhance Perth's transport network, with three new stations at Belmont, Airport Central and Forrestfield.
On Saturday 13 May Transport Minister Rita Saffioti announced the arrival of our first tunnel boring machine.