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.

Work on the station building is progressing steadily. In the southern section of the concourse building, window frames, cable trays and dry walls have been installed. Dry wall installation has commenced within the northern section of the building. 

Between concourse and platforms levels installation of the escalators was completed mid-year and the escalators will remain wrapped for protection from weather until they are commissioned once the station opens.

Also installed were the 31 steps-high public staircase and two 10.5m-high passenger lift shafts. 

Over at the portal building, the top-level steel structure has recently been craned into place, in preparation for the roof sheeting and external cladding installation mid-September. In October, work will begin on the extensive services fit-out. Inside the building shaft itself, the steel staircase has now been installed.

At the stowage building the heat ventilation and air conditioning ducts have now been installed, as have the cable trays.

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

9800

The number of daily trips from Forrestfield Station by 2022

8

The number of bus bays at Forrestfield Station

2-zone

fare to the CBD

20 minutes

The rail journey from Forrestfield Station to the CBD

CRG

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