Building METRONET
Busting congestion on WA roads
Removing level crossings
Upgrading and extending Tonkin Highway
Replacing Freo Traffic Bridge
Upgrading our Freeways
Investing in WA's cycling network

Transport & METRONET

The McGowan Labor Government is getting things done, delivering a record investment in METRONET to create a world-class public transport network, and road infrastructure projects in Perth and the regions, creating a pipeline of jobs throughout Western Australia.

Major METRONET projects are now underway, with construction set to start on three new METRONET projects in late‑2019.

The State Budget includes a record $4.2 billion to build new road infrastructure across the metropolitan area and regional WA, with 25 major job‑creating projects included in this Budget.

  • $4.1 billion allocated to METRONET projects in total over the forward estimates.
  • Six rail projects totalling 72km being planned or under construction.
  • $415 million allocated for a boom gate blitz on the Armadale Line.
  • WA jobs maximised to build 246 new METRONET railcars.
  • More than $2 billion being spent on regional roads.
  • 25 major road projects set to get underway soon.
  • $146 million investment in cycling infrastructure.
Page reviewed 9th May 2019