Transformation of Peel transport network continues
The $32 million Mandurah Station multi-storey car park has officially opened, providing commuters from across the Peel region with access to almost 1,900 parking bays.
The new car park has boosted the station's parking capacity by 782 bays, providing greater public transport access for the more than 3,200 commuters that access the station daily.
The car park has been designed with features including SmartParker machines, a provision for future electric-car charging stations, and a range of security and safety measures like lighting, CCTV and duress alarms at the two lifts.
Mandurah station now has the third largest car park on the rail network, behind Rockingham (1,950 spaces) and Aubin Grove (1,949 spaces).
The car park includes a 'floating' metal fabrication artwork from South-West artist Ian Mutch in collaboration with Bindjareb Noongar artist Corey Ugle, which incorporates native species such as leaves from tuart trees, oblong turtles, Mulloway estuary fish and black cockatoos.
Noongar language metal stencilling saying Kaya Wandjoo Mandjoogoordup (hello and welcome to Mandurah) and Boorda (goodbye) have also been incorporated in the paths connecting the car park with the station building. This is an acknowledgement to the Noongar placename, Mandjoogoordap, which means "the meeting place of the heart".
Work is continuing on the nearby METRONET Lakelands Station, with the installation of the precast concrete station platform walls and bulk earthworks under way at the car park. Lakelands Station is set to open in 2023.
The Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments are also collaborating to deliver a new $110 million Mandurah Estuary Bridge, which will ease congestion for the 32,000 vehicles that use the current bridge daily. Construction is expected to start in early 2023.
The Mandurah multi-storey car park was jointly funded by the Commonwealth and State Governments and supported 260 local jobs. Funding from the Commonwealth was provided through the Urban Congestion Fund.
Transport Minister's office - 6552 5500