Forrestfield Community Zone

Works update

Tunnelling at Forrestfield; the site that hosts the infrastructure vital to tunnel boring machine (TBM) operations, began in August (TBM Grace) and October (TBM Sandy) 2017. The site is operating 24 hours a day to support tunnelling activities, including processing excavated soil and treating water for reuse in the tunnelling process.

Fit-out works are ongoing at both platform and concourse level. At the northern end of the station building, in-wall services are approximately 25 per cent complete, and the southern end in-wall services are just days away from completion. Installation of external cladding is also underway.

Also at platform level, a number of "pods" (aka. rooms) are being fitted-out, with external cladding scheduled to commence late-October. The pods are located under the main escalators and will be used for equipment storage.

The portal building, located at the tunnel entry/exit, has become quite a landmark, with the three storeys reaching 12 metres in height. While works on the roof sheeting continue, all internal steel stairs have now been installed.

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

Forrestfield Station Image Gallery

9800

The number of daily trips from Forrestfield Station by 2022

8

The number of bus bays at Forrestfield Station

2-zone

fare to the CBD

20 minutes

The rail journey from Forrestfield Station to the CBD

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