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Friday, January 18, 2019

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Pedestrian level crossings to be upgraded on Perth’s rail network

An $18 million project to upgrade existing pedestrian level crossings on the Armadale, Midland and Fremantle lines will begin this month, improving access and safety for the local community.

The upgrades will improve the safety and accessibility of the crossings and make them compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act.

The works will include improvements to lighting, pathways, manoeuvring and passing areas, and tactile paving.   

  • $18m project to upgrade about 90 pedestrian level crossings starts this month
  • First stage will upgrade 22 crossings on Midland, Fremantle and Armadale lines
  • When complete, all crossings will be Disability Discrimination Act compliant

The Public Transport Authority will be upgrading the crossings in stages, with work due to start this month.

An initial 22 crossing upgrades will be completed by late 2019. The subsequent upgrades are expected to be rolled out between 2019 and 2022. Some of the first crossings to be upgraded include:

  • Kelmscott Station North (Armadale Line);
  • Guildford Station (Midland Line);
  • Welshpool Station North (Armadale Line);
  • Mosman Park Station (Fremantle Line); and
  • Salvado Street (Fremantle Line).

For more information, visit the Pedestrian Level Crossing Upgrade project page

 

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