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Perth Light Rail Planning Study (known as MAX Light Rail)

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Rail
Expected Start/Finish:January 2013 - June 2014
Estimated Project Cost:$15,800,000
Australian Government Contribution:$4,000,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Perth,City of Stirling,City of Subiaco,Town of Victoria Park
State:WA
Corridor:Perth Urban

Project Description

The Perth Light Rail Planning Study undertook a range of scoping and development activities including system investigation and development; road traffic, parking and utilities impacts and remedial measures; investigate constructability issues; community consultation; land use planning; environmental, heritage and social impacts; and investigation of investment and delivery options resulting in a business case for the next phase of Perth Light Rail.

Benefits

The project informs future investment and planning decisions for the Metro Area Express (MAX) Light Rail system.

Funding

The Australian Government contributed $4 million to this project.

Timetable

The WA Government commenced the planning study in July 2011 with Commonwealth funding (capped at $4 million) commencing in May 2013.  The planning study was completed in June 2014.

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Project details last updated: 7/07/2015