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Project

Yanchep Rail Extension New rail service

Yanchep, Eglinton, Alkimos

Overview

  • Rail

    Project type
  • $707 million

    Total budget
  • Under Construction

    Project phase
  • METRONET

    Lead agency
  • 1374

    Jobs supported
  • Late 2019

    Start date

    Late 2023

    End date

The Yanchep Rail Extension will deliver the last proposed section of the Joondalup Line from Butler to Yanchep.

The 14.5 kilometre extension is underway and will see new stations built at Alkimos, Eglinton and Yanchep. Butler Station will become a ‘through’ station.

The project will give more than 150,000 residents another transport option and will cut public transport journey times by at least 30 minutes from the city.

It is expected that the project will also help develop activity centres by stimulating new employment opportunities and long term residential and commercial purposes around the stations.

Benefits

  • Reduced congestion and provision of alternative transport options for people in the northern suburbs
  • Creates thousands of jobs while providing improved access to employment opportunities in Alkimos, Eglinton and Yanchep
  • Increased reach and frequency of bus services in the area around each new station
  • Contributing to the long-term expansion of the greater Perth passenger rail and bus network
  • Improved liveability through the creation of vibrant urban centres with accessible connections, mixed uses, diverse housing options and opportunities for businesses to grow

Project map

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Project work area

Detour options

  • Road closure: Pipidinny Road, Eglinton (ongoing)

    Pipidinny Road between Marmion Avenue and Beonaddy Road, Eglinton is temporarily closed.

    Works include building a road-over-rail bridge, widening the road, and installing a new sewer line.

    Road users are advised to follow detour signage and will need to use Hester Avenue, Clarkson or Yanchep Beach Road, Yanchep to access Wanneroo Road.

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