Forrestfield Community Zone

Works update

Tunnelling at Forrestfield – the site that hosts the infrastructure vital to tunnel boring machine (TBM) operations – began in August (TBM Grace) and October (TBM Sandy) 2017. The site is operating 24 hours a day to support tunnelling activities, including processing excavated soil and treating water for reuse in the tunnelling process.

Forrestfield has taken its first delivery of rail, with almost 9000 linear metres unloaded to date. Sections of rail will be welded together before installation commences in the first half of next year. 

At the portal building, located above the tunnel entry and exit points, external cladding has been fixed to the steel framework, which finalises construction of the building superstructure. Fit-out with heating, ventilation and air-conditioning services is ongoing.

At the southern end of the site, the stowage building id about 85 per cent complete, with only internal fit-out remaining. Work has also progressed on the future Transperth car park, with asphalt laid in recent weeks.

Following the installation of passenger staircases and escalators between concourse and platform levels, works on the steel structure of the main station roof has commenced. Roof sheeting and skylights will be added in the first half of 2020.

Forrestfield Station

Located adjacent to Dundas Road, east of the Forrestfield freight marshalling yard and south of Maida Vale Road, Forrestfield Station will provide an accessible and efficient transport option to and from the city for Perth’s eastern suburbs and foothills.

Passengers will enter Forrestfield Station at an elevated arrival area with a clear view down to the 150m long island platform below. Access to the platform will be via a SmartRider fare gate, with escalators, lifts and stairs taking passengers to the lower level to meet the train.

There will be facilities for passengers arriving at the station by bus, car, bicycle or foot, with eight active bus bays, parking for up to 1200 vehicles and safe cycle and pedestrian routes.

View a map of how we expect the area around Forrestfield Station to look post-construction.

View an animation of the future Forrestfield Station here.

To find out more, view the Forrestfield Station (2.09MB) and Forrestfield Station multi-deck car park fact sheets.

Forrestfield station - concourse level  Forrestfield station - platform level   Forrestfield station - ticketing and lifts

Please click to download the high resolution artist impressions of the Forrestfield Station entrance, concourseplatform and/or aerial view of the station.   

The project team is working closely with local government to ensure the new station compliments their vision for the future of the local area. For more information about local planning visit the City of Kalamunda's website

Forrestfield Station Image Gallery


The number of daily trips from Forrestfield Station by 2022


The number of bus bays at Forrestfield Station


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The rail journey from Forrestfield Station to the CBD


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