|Funding Program:||Major Cities Project
|Expected Start/Finish:||August 2011 - Mid 2014
|Estimated Project Cost:||$360,320,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$236,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||City of Perth
The Perth City Link represents the important first stage of an urban redevelopment project for Northbridge. The project involves the sinking of the central city section of the Perth to Fremantle railway line and construction of a new rail platform.
The project will create around 50,000 square metres of land that will be available for urban redevelopment. This newly available land will offer significant opportunities for development and growth. It will also deliver a wide range of benefits to the Perth central business district including greater productivity. Better use of land and infrastructure in central Perth will help remove existing constraints by supporting greater economic and social activity, including the development of new retail, food, commercial and residential facilities.
The Australian Government is providing $236 million to the project, in partnership with the West Australian Government and City of Perth.
Construction commenced on 25 August 2011 and is expected to be completed in mid 2014.
WA PTA Perth City Link
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Project details last updated: 09/05/2012