Environmental management is a key priority during construction of the Forrestfield-Airport Link. Building the new line underground will reduce the impact to the natural environment, local residents and businesses.
The Forrestfield-Airport Link’s two tunnels will be constructed with 54,000 concrete segments. A Forrestfield warehouse has been transformed into a facility to batch the concrete and create segments to line the two tunnels.
Emergency egress shafts provide safe exit points in the event of an emergency, and access to the Forrestfield Line's twin-bored tunnels for maintenance,
Located 9kms from Perth CBD, Redcliffe Station will service the growing local community and offer passengers a 15 minute trip into the city.
With TBM Grace's journey well underway, and TBM Sandy set to start tunnelling later this month, activity across all sites is ramping up.