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Free late night trains back as COVID restrictions ease this weekend

  • McGowan Government reinstates free late night train services this weekend with easing of COVID-19 restrictions
  • From Saturday morning, 1am and 2am services from Perth and 2.50am service from Fremantle to be reinstated
  • Reinstatement coincides with Phase 4 of WA roadmap to relaxing COVID restrictions
  • Transperth staff have mobilised at short notice to support return of nightlife businesses and employees

Transwa upgrades to provide more opportunity

  • McGowan Government to bring ontrain passenger assistants in-house from early 2021
  • Transwa rail and coach services to received onboard entertainment system upgrade
  • Transwa on-time running screens installed at Kalgoorlie Station to show arrival and departure of Prospector as well as being updated online
  • Report to look into feasibility of installing wi-fi on Transwa trains

Bye, bye boom gates - transformational plan released for Armadale Line

  • Up to seven level crossings could be removed along the Armadale Line
  • Currently Oats Street boom gates are closed 233 times a day for up to 93 seconds per closure, meaning it is down for up to six hours daily 
  • Elevated rail the preferred solution to remove up to five crossings on Armadale Line 
  • Solution enables public space and development opportunities at METRONET precincts
  • New train stations to be built at Oats Street and Carlisle as part of project
  • Business cases to be submitted to Infrastructure Australia by the end of the year
  • Seven METRONET projects under construction this year, creating WA jobs

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