The Forrestfield-Airport Link is one of Western Australia’s most transformational public transport projects, consisting of a train line connecting Forrestfield to the city, opening up Perth’s eastern suburbs to rail for the first time. Construction will begin in 2016, with the first trains scheduled to be running on the line in 2020.

Location & Scope

  • 8km twin bored tunnels through soft ground conditions below groundwater
  • Tunnelling beneath Swan River and operating Perth Airport
  • Bus / train interchanges at Belmont and Forrestfield
  • Tunnel cross passages and egress shafts
  • Rail infrastructure and operating systems

Three new stations

  • Redcliffe Station
  • Airport Central Station
  • Forrestfield Station

For general project enquiries you can contact the Forrestfield-Airport Link team on

For more information visit the Forrestfield-Airport Link
project website