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METRONET: Midland Station Project

Funding Program:National Rail Program
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Rail
Estimated Project Cost:$165,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$82,500,000
Local Council/Shire:Swan Hill Rural City Council,City of Swan
State:WA
Corridor:Perth Urban

Project Description

The project involves relocating the Midland Station to the Midland Town Centre (Cale Street) and extending the line to Bellevue.

The new station will include a bus interchange, station parking and a shared path to improve community access to the rapidly developing Midland Town Centre, hospital precinct and Curtin University Medical School.

Benefits

Integrated and effective public transport :

  • ensure forecast population-driven increases in travel demand are met

Change travel behaviours and decrease private vehicle use:

  • improving transport network resilience by providing alternative options

Improve housing diversity:

  • support growth of vibrant urban centres through integrated transport and land use planning

Jobs and business opportunities:

  • provide jobs during project delivery and encourage long term opportunities for new businesses to grow

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $82.5 million towards the $165 million project.

Timetable

The final business case will start in July 2018 with construction to commence from late 2019 and take up to three years to complete. The final project cost will be determined through the design phase.

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