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PERTH
 Western Australia . Australia

Perth Railway Map © R. Schwandl

 System

Metropolitan Rail Network

- 5 lines radiating from Perth city centre, with through service on Fremantle - Midland branches, and Butler - Mandurah branches

- every 15 minutes during daytime service

- 1067 mm - narrow gauge (East Perth - Midland section with 3-rail track 1067/1435 mm; Thornlie branch single-track)

- Subiaco and Elizabeth Quay stations are underground; Perth Station is underground on the north-south route, but on the surface on the east-west route.

21 Dec 1992: Perth - Joondalup
08 Aug 1993: Joondalup - Currambine
04 Oct 2004: Currambine - Clarkson
07 Aug 2005: Beckenham Junction - Thornlie
15 Oct 2007: Perth - Esplanade (now Elizabeth Quay)
20 Dec 2007: Esplanade (now Elizabeth Quay) - Mandurah
21 Sept 2014:
Clarkson - Butler
23 Apr 2017:
Aubin Grove station added on Mandurah Line
18 Jan 2018: Perth Stadium (special events only) station opened on the site of former Belmont Park station (closed in 2013)

- underground airport branch to be built by late 2021 [Airport Extension Project Website]

- Morley-Ellenbrook Line will be a northeastern branch diverging from the Midland Line at Bayswater [Project Website]

 

 Photos

 Links

Urban Rail Down UnderTransperth (Official Website)

Metronet > Projects

Transperth Trains at Wikipedia

Perth Rail Map

Read your webmaster's personal impressions about the Perth Rail System on the UrbanRail.Blog (April 2011)

 

 

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