|Funding Program:||Major Project Business Case
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2019 - Late 2022
|Estimated Project Cost:||$21,500,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$10,500,000
The Platform and Signalling Upgrade Program Business Case seeks to develop a scope and business cases for the investments required to extend the platforms on the Midland, Fremantle and Armadale rail lines (the 'heritage lines') and to upgrade the current signalling system on the heritage lines and the Joondalup and Mandurah lines.
The project is expected to enhance network capacity that will provide for forecast patronage increases as population growth drives an increase in demand for rail services. It is also expected to reduce crowding and enhance passenger comfort, improve utilisation of existing transport infrastructure, enhance rail network and reliability, improve network resilience, accommodate the integration of new rollingstock onto the existing network and retire end-of-life assets.
The Australian Government has committed $10.5 million towards the project from the Major Project Business Case Fund.
Planning is currently underway, and is expected to be completed late 2022.
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Project details last updated: 27/10/2021