|Funding Program:||National Rail Program
|Estimated Project Cost:||$481,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$240,500,000
|Local Council/Shire:||City of Armadale,Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale
The project will extend the current Armadale Line by 8 kilometres south to Byford.
Integrated and effective public transport:
Change travel behaviours and decrease private vehicle use:
Improve housing diversity:
Jobs and business opportunities:
The Australian Government has committed $240.5 million towards the $481 million project.
The project is currently in the early planning phase with the WA Government working with local councils to identify the best location and alignment of the extension so that it supports plans for growth in the area, as well as creating an employment hub and boosting residential development.
The final business case is expected to be completed in late 2018 and construction from 2020-2023.
Further information on the project is available on the METRONET website: http://www.metronet.wa.gov.au/
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Project details last updated: 8/05/2018