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UPDATED designs for train stations on the Yanchep rail extension have been released as early works continue along the future track.
Transport Minister Rita Saffioti revealed the latest artist impressions of the stations in Alkimos, Eglinton and Yanchep this month, highlighting the first design for integrating with the future town centre.
“The design details a cut and cover construction technique and includes parking facilities, bus interchanges, passenger amenities and cycling facilities to cater for patrons,” Ms Saffioti said.
An artist's impression of the future Alkimos train station. Credit: Supplied/PTAContractors have been doing early works on the rail corridor between Butler station and the future Eglinton station, south of Pipidinny Road.
NEWest Alliance recently set up compounds at the northern end of Chesam Rise in Alkimos and on a vacant lot south of Yanchep Beach Road, beside Booderee Road.
An artist's impression of the future Eglinton train station. Credit: Supplied/PTAOver the next two months, contractor RJ Vincent will prepare the rail corridor north of Pipidinny Road in Eglinton to Yanchep for construction by clearing vegetation and installing fences.
The first trains are expected to run on the 14.5km extension in 2022.
This article first appeared on www.perthnow.com.au
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