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Bennett Brook Bridge over troubled water

TRADITIONAL Owners of Bennett Brook say efforts to reduce the environmental impact of the Morley-Ellenbrook train line are not good enough after the discovery of quartz artefacts near Whiteman Park last week. The small pieces were found by Nyungah Land ...

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Church fight for freedom from substation

Potter's House CHurch

A CHURCH neighbouring the future Malaga train station has spoken out in the hope of stopping an electrical substation being built on its doorstep, but Metronet says it’s a done deal. Potter’s House Church on Marshall Road is strongly objecting ...

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Bellevue depot approval angers

stage two of the elgee road facility

By Claire Ottaviano LOCALS and businesses objecting to the closure of Robinson Road are angered by a recent DevelopmentWA decision to approve phase two of the Bellevue Railcar Manufacturing facility, despite the redevelopment authority having no say over the planned ...

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Robinson Road dispensable

By Claire Ottaviano METRONET has remained steadfast in its plans to close Robinson Road, telling Echo News this week the closure would have minimal impact on the “limited” number of vehicles using the Bellevue level crossing. Main Roads WA (MRWA) ...

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Midland Station community group full steam ahead

By Claire Ottaviano EIGHT community representatives have jumped on board the Midland Station Community Reference Group (CRG). Metronet received 46 community member nominations. The group is made up of residents, business owners and community representatives who will act as a ...

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Bellevue train depot opens

PREMIER Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti officially opened the Bellevue Metronet Railcar Facility on Monday. 246 Metronet railcars and six new Australind railcars will be built, tested and maintained at the Elgee Road facility. The facility is expected ...

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Feedback on road closure still needed

By Sally McGlew FEEDBACK on Stage Two of the Bellevue Railcar manufacturing facility on Elgee Road is expected to be delivered to Development WA until Monday, April 12. The facility is moving to its final stage of fit out, ready ...

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Bellevue Depot stage 2 open for comment

By Sally McGlew COMMENTS have been invited by the Development WA body on Stage Two of of the Bellevue railcar manufacturing facility on Elgee Road. Premier Mark McGowan has posted on his Facebook page, his excitement at the  new building taking ...

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Roberts against Robinson Rd closure

By Claire Ottaviano MIDLAND MLA Michelle Roberts has come out in support of Bellevue residents and businesses fighting against METRONET’S proposed closure of Robinson Road. In Bellevue robbed of Robinson Road (Echo News, August 28), Echo News confirmed METRONET was ...

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Saffioti takes a swipe at Swan

TRANSPORT Minister Rita Saffioti has taken a swipe at the City of Swan council after it passed a motion asking for the construction of the Bennett Springs East station to be undertaken concurrently with the rest of the Ellenbrook line. ...

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