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State Government Infrastructure Projects

A number of State government road and rail projects are in the planning stage, with new train stations scheduled for construction in Bayswater, Morley and Noranda as part of the Metronet project.

Main Roads have also planned improvements to the Tonkin Highway corridor in an effort to reduce travel times and improve the connectivity of the State’s road network.

While these projects are undertaken by the State, it is critical there is an appropriate level of involvement by the City to ensure the best outcomes are achieved. The City will continue to advocate on behalf of its community to ensure decisions made at a State level consider the local context.

Tonkin Gap Project and Associated Works

The Tonkin Gap Project is part of a suite of improvements to transform the Tonkin Highway corridor, providing a high standard north-south transport link from Muchea down to Mundijong. These improvements will alleviate pressure on the transport network, reduce travel times and improve safety and connectivity.

Within the City of Bayswater, it will involve:

  • Widening Tonkin Highway to provide new lanes in each direction from the Swan River to Collier Road, as well as new roads linking Guildford Road and Great Eastern Highway.
  • New bridges over the Swan River, Guildford Road, and Railway Parade.
  • A new Principal Shared Path (PSP) on the western side of Tonkin Highway
  • Noise walls
  • Upgraded lighting and intelligent transport systems (ITS) infrastructure 

For more information and to sign up to receive regular project updates, visit www.mainroads.wa.gov.au/projects-initiatives/projects/metropolitan/tonkin-gap/

E: enquiries@mainroads.wa.gov.au

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Bayswater Station Upgrade

The new Bayswater station is a key METRONET precinct which connects the Midland Line, Forrestfield-Airport Link and Morley Ellenbrook Line, giving people the option to travel to the Airport, Swan Valley tourist region, the CBD and beyond.

The Bayswater Station project looks to balance priorities identified during stakeholder and community consultation (from March 2018), such as improving connections across the railway, allowing for increased bus services to the station, improving cycling and pedestrian movements and creating a rail bridge and station that fits within and compliments the town centre.

For more information and to sign up to receive regular project updates visit https://www.metronet.wa.gov.au/projects/bayswater-station-upgrade

E:  info@metronet.wa.gov.au

T:  (08) 9326 3666

Bayswater Station development application

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking comment on a development application from the Evolve Bayswater Alliance relating to the redevelopment of Bayswater Station, a METRONET project.

Information on the proposal and detail on how to make a submission is available online at: www.dplh.wa.gov.au/bayswater-station.

Comments close on 22 October 2020

The development application will be determined by the WAPC in accordance with section 116 of the Planning and Development Act 2005.

Development Application Details

The Bayswater Station development application proposes the redevelopment of Bayswater Station including:

  • New rail bridges and two new station island platforms.
  • Station entry west of King William Street and another east of King William Street.
  • Integrated pedestrian, cyclist, bus and vehicle access into the station.
  • New bus bays and vehicle parking bays.
  • Landscaping and urban design features within the station precinct.
  • Modifications to the road network and intersections on Whatley Crescent, King William Street, Coode Street, Beechboro Road South, Railway Parade, Rose Avenue and Hamilton Street.
  • Tenancy spaces in the eastern station entry building for a range of retail, commercial, culture and creative industry, community, dining and entertainment uses.
  • Staged construction to maintain public access and public transport operations as far as possible through the construction operations

Document viewing locations

The development application is available to download at www.dplh.wa.gov.au/bayswater-station and can also be viewed in person at:

  • Bayswater Library, 25 King William Street, Bayswater
  • City of Bayswater Civic Centre, 61 Broun Avenue, Morley
  • Western Australian Planning Commission, Level 2, 140 William Street, Perth
Morley Ellenbrook Line

The Morley Ellenbrook Line will connect people living and working in Perth’s north-eastern suburbs giving them more public transport options.  The Morley-Ellenbrook Line will start at the Bayswater Station on the Midland Line, travel in an elevated viaduct along Railway Parade and through the Bayswater Industrial Estate to the centre of Tonkin Highway and up to Ellenbrook.

New train stations will be built in the City of Bayswater in Morley (at the intersection of Tonkin Highway and Broun Avenue) and Noranda (at the intersection of Tonkin Highway and Benara Road). 

A new traffic bridge will be built over Tonkin Highway at Broun Avenue and the Wotton Skate Park will be relocated to provide parking at the Morley Station.

For more information and to sign up to receive regular project updates visit: www.metronet.wa.gov.au/projects/morley-ellenbrook-line

E:  info@metronet.wa.gov.au

T:  (08) 9326 3666

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