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Mandurah Line now open following successful 20-day Shutdown

  • Mandurah Line now open for passengers after 20-day shutdown to facilitate major works on Thornlie-Cockburn Link
  • About 500 personnel worked around the clock to lay more than 5 kilometres of new rail
  • More than 140,000 passengers used bus replacement services
  • Two-zone fare cap in effect, slashing cost of travel from southern suburbs

METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link on track

  • Works are on track to re-open the Mandurah Line from Saturday January 15, 2022
  • Shutdown has helped facilitate major works on the Thornlie-Cockburn Link
  • More than 40,000 passenger boardings on replacement bus services from major pop-up bus station at PCEC so far
  • Fares now capped at two zones

PCEC transforms into pop-up bus station for Mandurah Line Shutdown

  • Mandurah train line from Aubin Grove to Elizabeth Quay will temporarily close from December 26 to January 14
  • Replacement buses will run between affected train stations and Perth CBD
  • Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre transformed into pop-up bus station
  • Commuters urged to plan ahead and allow additional time for journey
  • Shutdown to facilitate major works on the METRONET Thornlie-Cockburn Link 

Blue and Red Perth CAT bus route expanded to more city highlights

  • New Perth CAT bus stops installed along the popular Red and Blue routes
  • Stops now operating at Kings Park, Elizabeth Quay, Northbridge and Matagarup Bridge
  • Red CAT operating hours expanded to 9pm Sunday to Thursday and to midnight on Friday and Saturday
  • New Purple CAT route to service QEII Medical Centre and UWA starting in February 

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