Yanchep Rail Extension: Part 1 – Butler to Eglinton

Proposal description: 

The Public Transport Authority (PTA) proposes to extend the existing Joondalup railway line by 7.3 kilometres from Butler Station to the suburb of Eglinton in the City of Wanneroo. The proposal is to construct and operate the rail extension and includes two new intermodal (rail, bus, ‘park and ride’, ‘kiss and ride’, walk and cycle) transit stations at Alkimos and Eglinton.

The PTA will operate train services between Perth and Eglinton Stations and bus services from the Alkimos and Eglinton Stations.

The proposal will require the clearing and disturbance of 70.22 hectares, including 1.12 hectares of the Melaleuca huegeliiM. acerosa (M. systena) shrublands on limestone ridges Threatened Ecological Community 26a.

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Last updated: 
October 12, 2020
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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