Construction overview

In early 2016, the State Government awarded the major contract for the Forrestfield-Airport Link to Salini Impregilo – NRW Joint Venture (SI-NRW). The contract will see SI-NRW design and build 8km of twin-bored rail tunnels and three new train stations, as well as maintain the infrastructure of some items for a 10-year period, once the project is complete in late 2021. 

The construction phase started in late-2016, with site establishment at High Wycombe. A further three construction sites were established at Perth Airport, Redcliffe and Bayswater in 2017, as well as smaller sites (mainly within road reserve) for cross passages and emergency exits.

To find out more about the works in your area, visit the relevant Community Zone page: 


The number of community zones across the project