On March 28 the second of the Forrestfield-Airport Link’s two tunnel-boring machines was temporarily halted.
As we progress towards first trains using the Forrestfield Line in 2020, key infrastructure along the new alignment, including all three new stations, is now well into construction.
On Sunday 18 February Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti inspected tunnelling progress, walking the 1km tunnel bored by TBM Sandy
We have hit the ground running this year with tunnelling progressing well and construction underway at the stations, cross-passages and emergency egress shafts.
Forrestfield-Airport Link is a landmark transport project jointly funded by the Australian and Western Australian governments. The new rail service to the eastern suburbs will enhance Perth's transport network, with three new stations at Redcliffe, Airport Central and Forrestfield.