$1.082 billionTotal budget
Under ConstructionProject phase
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.
In late-2023, track were laid through Eglinton and Yanchep stations.
It is expected the project will also help develop activity centres by stimulating new employment opportunities and long term residential and commercial purposes around the stations.
Public transport disruptions
Joondalup Line Weekend Closure
The Joondalup Line will be disrupted between Joondalup and Butler stations from the evening of Friday 8 until Sunday 10 December to facilitate works for the Yanchep Rail Extension.Starts: 8 Dec 2023 - 12:00am --- Ends: 11 Dec 2023 - 12:00am
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Media releases16 May, 2023
First track laid FOR METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension
The first 2.7 kilometres of track has been laid on the METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension Project, which is set to transform Perth's northern suburbs and give more than 150,000 residents transport options in and around Perth.
Media releases8 July, 2020
$23 million Marmion Avenue dual carriageway to Yanchep complete
A key McGowan Government election commitment has been delivered in Perth's northern suburbs, with duplication works along 11.5km of Marmion Avenue from Butler to Yanchep now complete, providing a faster commute for drivers in the rapidly growing northern corridor of Perth.
Fact sheets9 September, 2019
Yanchep Rail Extension Fact Sheet
The 14.5 kilometre Joondalup Line extension is essential in managing the planned growth of Perth’s northern suburbs, addressing road congestion and creating the focus for progressive mixed use development that will provide local menity, services and employment.