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50th anniversary celebrations for the iconic Prospector train

  • The iconic Prospector train celebrates 50 years of service from Perth to Kalgoorlie
  • New competition launched giving five commuters opportunity to win a double return pass
  • When launched in 1971 the Prospector cut travel time from 14 hours to 8 hours
  • Work underway to deliver Wi-Fi on board to keep up with technological advances
  • Refurbishment works at Kalgoorlie Railway Station underway

Rail safety program for regions extended

  • ​PTA regional safety improvement program extended
  • Reallocated funding supporting station and crossing safety improvements
  • Merredin and Toodyay projects scheduled for tender

METRONET Morley Station Precinct Concept Master Plan unveiled

  • Precinct Concept Master Plan outlines Morley Station as centre of a vibrant urban village
  • 30 year vision shaped by the community, will see the area grow over time to include green spaces, walking connections and new developments
  • Morley-Ellenbrook Line and Tonkin Gap Project works well underway
  • Morley-Ellenbrook Line and Perth's widest road and bus interchange at Broun Avenue central to plan 

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