Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Future Road and Rail Connections for Perth

Funding Program:Major Project Business Case
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$29,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$14,500,000

Project Description

To accommodate future population growth and ensure efficiency of the transport system, upgrading and adding new transport infrastructure will be required. This commitment will identify future road and rail links to support the development of Perth.


The studies will investigate potential projects that will:

  • improve journey times and service reliability
  • support future traffic demand
  • ensure forecast population-driven increases in travel demand are met


The Australian Government has committed $14.5 million towards Future Road and Rail Connections for Perth.


The scope of individual studies is to be determined in consultation with the Western Australian Government.

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Project details last updated: 17/05/2021