Forrestfield Community Zone

Works update

Forrestfield Station continues to take shape with all roof sheeting now in place. Other roof-related works underway include installation of the aluminium bullnose edging and framing around the future skylights. The distinctive station roof will be visible from surrounding areas and clearly identify the entry point to the station.

Inside the station, fit-out is continuing on the two escalators, as well as the centrally-located information booth. Outside of the station, works are underway on the foundations for the bus canopy. 

Backfilling of the station retaining wall has been completed and earthworks have now begun to shape the required permanent ground levels between the station and future access roads.

The 135kv traction power substation is about 70 per cent complete. The traction power system supplies electric power to the suburban railway network, and the Forrestfield substation will house a single traction transformer. From here, electricity will be fed to the overhead line system. Current works include installation of in-ground services and a boundary wall near Maida Vale Road and Ibis Place.

At the southern end of the site, the stowage building is about 85 per cent complete, with only internal fit-out remaining.

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 and view the METRONET East Redevelopment Area fact sheet.

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9800

The number of daily trips from Forrestfield Station by 2022

8

The number of bus bays at Forrestfield Station

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fare to the CBD

20 minutes

The rail journey from Forrestfield Station to the CBD

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