This month, referral of the project to governing bodies, the state Department of Environmental Affairs and the Federal Department of the Environment, marks a milestone for the project.
The first major contract for the Forrestfield-Airport Link project was awarded in September for geotechnical studies and since then, the project has come a long way. These studies have been continuing to find out more detailed information about the ground conditions.
Six community sessions – taking place over a three-week period – were completed this month across the new rail line route.
Site operations over the Christmas and New Year period will stop on Friday December 24 and recommence on Tuesday January 4.
Tunnels preparing for test trains
TBMs, trains and buses
Small businesses have the chance to be part of the daily bustle of Perth's new METRONET Airport Line with expressions of interest now open for potential operators of kiosks at Redcliffe and High Wycombe stations.
With construction of the METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link now in its final stages, attention has turned to building the bus network that will transport commuters to and from the new High Wycombe and Redcliffe stations.