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This project is part of the Armadale Line Transformation


Byford Rail Extension New rail line

Armadale, Byford


  • Rail

    Project type
  • $1.33 billion

    Total budget
  • Under Construction

    Project phase

    Lead agency
  • 4200

    Jobs supported

Residents in Byford and the wider Serpentine-Jarrahdale area will connect to the Perth CBD on a seamless 42-minute train journey once the Byford Rail Extension is complete.

The Armadale Line will be extended approximately 8km south to a new ground-level station in Byford, supporting one of the fastest growing areas in Australia.

Armadale Station will be rebuilt as an elevated station with three nearby busy level crossings removed and replaced with elevated rail.

Other level crossings between Armadale and Byford will also be removed with alternative treatments to improve safety and ease traffic flow through reduced road congestion.

Following completion of the Thomas Road Over Rail Bridge earlier this year, all four lanes are in use, with traffic flowing in both directions across the bridge.
This significant milestone makes it easier and safer for commuters to cross the rail line at Byford.

The project will kick-start development opportunities in the Armadale and Byford town centres, providing new and safe connections around the stations.

More detailed project information can be found via the METRONET Byford Rail Extension page.


  • Provide greater transport choice and a seamless connection to the Perth CBD and wider metropolitan area
  • Improved safety and accessibility for public transport users, cyclists and pedestrians
  • New, versatile public open spaces around the new stations for the community to enjoy
  • Modern stations and improved facilities catering to passengers’ needs and future growth
  • Reduced traffic congestion and safer crossovers with the removal of boom gates

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