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New train station car parking bays for Cockburn Central

19/05/09

Transport Minister Simon O’Brien has announced that Cockburn Central Station will get between 500 and 560 new car parking bays.

Mr O’Brien made the announcement during a recent visit to the station with Jandakot MLA Joe Francis.

The Minister said that consistent with the Government’s election promise, last week’s State Budget included $49.5million for 3,000 bays on Perth’s two busiest rail lines - Joondalup and Mandurah.

“I am very pleased to announce that, subject to planning and other approvals, we expect to provide between 500 and 560 new bays at Cockburn Central,” he said.

“Work is expected to begin at Cockburn Central this year.

“We made an election commitment to deliver 3,000 new car bays over the next four years and we are delivering on that.

“New bays have already been delivered at two stations and at other stations, tenders have either been advertised or planning is well-advanced to deliver extra car parks.”

Jandakot MLA Joe Francis said the extra car parks would be a major boost to local residents and represented great news for the region.

“This announcement illustrates the State Government’s ongoing commitment to the people of Jandakot and Cockburn,” Mr Francis said. 

“The previous government mismanaged parking at Cockburn Station from the start.  We are determined to fix this problem and make it easier for people to commute to work. 

“We are getting on with the job.”

Mr O’Brien said new bays will be provided at Clarkson, Edgewater, Whitfords, Greenwood, Stirling and Glendalough stations on the Joondalup Line, and Mandurah, Warnbro, Rockingham, Kwinana, Cockburn Central and Murdoch stations on the Mandurah Line.

The 3,000 new bays will represent an increase of 20 per cent on the total number of bays across the whole system, and a 27 per cent increase in bays across the busy Joondalup and Mandurah lines.

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