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Project

Forrestfield-Airport Link New rail service

Bayswater, High Wycombe, Perth Airport, Redcliffe

Overview

  • Rail

    Project type
  • $1.86 billion

    Total budget
  • Complete

    Project phase
  • METRONET

    Lead agency
  • 2000

    Jobs supported

The Forrestfield-Airport Link project has delivered a new rail service to the eastern suburbs of Perth – with three new stations at Redcliffe, Airport Central and High Wycombe.

The Airport Line, as it is now known after launching on 9 October 2022, spurs off the existing Midland Line near Bayswater Station and runs to High Wycombe through twin-bored tunnels.

The full Transperth timetable is available here

The line makes access to Perth Airport quicker, easier and more affordable for residents and visitors alike.

Benefits

  • Provide a viable alternative to car travel between the eastern suburbs and Perth
  • Encourage domestic and international tourism with improved access between Perth Airport and the city
  • Create additional rail capacity on the Midland Line in the inner suburbs of Perth
  • Revitalisation of the local community with improved land use planning

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