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This project is part of the Armadale Line Transformation


Thornlie-Cockburn Link New rail service

Atwell, Beckenham, Canning Vale, Cockburn, Jandakot, Langford, South Lake, Success, Thornlie


  • Rail

    Project type
  • $1.35 billion

    Total budget
  • Under Construction

    Project phase

    Lead agency
  • 1,680

    Jobs supported

The Thornlie-Cockburn Link will be Perth’s first east-west cross line connection, making travel around the city by train more flexible and providing a higher level of public transport service to Perth’s south-eastern suburbs.

The 17.5 kilometre project includes new stations at Nicholson and Ranford roads, changes to Thornlie, Cockburn Central and Stadium stations and relocating 11 kilometres of freight railway.

Further information regarding this project can be found via the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link page.


  • Reduced congestion and provision of alternative transport options to people in our southern suburbs
  • New stations at Ranford Road and Nicholson Road
  • Improvements at Thornlie Station and Cockburn Central Station
  • Creates thousands of jobs while providing improved access to employment opportunities in Canning Vale
  • Supports long term development plans around the new stations

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