• Funding program Investment Road and Rail Program
  • Status Under construction
  • Transport mode Rail
  • Australian Government contribution $3,929,300,000
  • State WA
  • Corridor Perth Urban

Project description

METRONET is an integrated transport and land use framework that will support growth of the Perth metropolitan region over the next 50 to 100 years. The Australian Government has committed funding to a number of METRONET projects:

  • Bellevue Depot Relocation
  • Business Case Development
  • Byford Extension
  • Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal
  • Forrestfield-Airport Link
  • Hamilton Street / Wharf Street Grade Separations and Elevation of Associated Stations
  • High Capacity Signalling
  • Lakelands Station Business Case
  • Lakelands Station, Lakelands
  • Midland Station
  • Mandurah Station Parking Bays
  • Morley-Ellenbrook Line
  • Morrison Road Level Crossing Removal
  • Oats Street/ Welshpool Road/ Mint Street Level Crossing Removal
  • Thornlie-Cockburn Link
  • Yanchep Rail Extension
  • Canning Bridge Bus Interchange


Integrated and effective public transport to ensure forecast population-driven increases in travel demand are met

Change travel behaviours and decrease private vehicle use by improving transport network resilience by providing alternative options

Improve housing diversity by supporting growth of vibrant urban centres through integrated transport and land use planning

Jobs and business opportunities created during project delivery and encourage long term opportunities for new businesses to grow


The Australian Government has committed over $3.9 billion towards METRONET.


METRONET projects are currently underway.

Three METRONET projects are now complete:

  • Business Case Development
  • Lakelands Station Business Case
  • Mandurah Station Parking Bays
  • Forrestfield Airport Link
  • Bellevue Depot Relocation
  • Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal

Further information is available on the METRONET website: http://www.metronet.wa.gov.au/

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