Airport station work begins
WORK has begun on Perth Airport’s train station, which is set to get passengers from the CBD to the airport in under 20 minutes for the cost of a two zone ticket.
The station will provide direct access to terminals 1 and 2 with a direct 18-minute train journey from the airport to the city.
“The Forrestfield-Airport Link will provide affordable, efficient and quick access to the airport and eastern foothills; it will be a two zone fare from the CBD,” Transport Minister Rita Saffioti said.
Two zone tickets are currently $4.60 for adults and $1.90 concession.
Airport Central station is one of three stations set to be built as part of the new rail link, along with Belmont and Forrestfield stations.
Artist impressions have been released to coincide with the start of work, showing a walkway between the airport terminals and station, and natural light supplied to the concourse and platform levels.
The station will have lifts, stairs, escalators, toilets, ticketing and information services, a kiosk, and customer service staff.
“With work now under way, this project will deliver a significant jobs boost for West Australians and help improve connectivity across our suburbs,” Premier Mark McGowan said.