Project Updates

Metronet Midland Station

Location: Perth, Australia

Project type: New train station

Start date: 2023

Completion: 2025

Investment: AUD330m ($246.7m)

The new Midland Station is being built 16km from Perth’s central business distric. The new station will replace the existing 53-year-old station in Midland to meet the growing transport needs of the region. The new station will improve local links andenable future mixed-use development at Victoria Street.

Crown Bridges Light Rail

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Project type: New tram line

Start date: 2021

Completion: 2027

Investment: €326m ($383m)

The Crown Bridges Light Rail project includes the construction of a 10km tram line that will connect the Laajasalo, Korkeasaari, and Kalasatama districts to Hakaniemi in Helsinki, Finland. Also known as Kruunusillat light rail, the project will offer a new route to Helsinki’s city centre in addition to creating a seaside route for cyclists and pedestrians.

Stuttgart 21

Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Project type: Railway modernisation

Start date: 2010

Completion: 2025

Investment: €9.79bn ($11bn)

The Stuttgart-Ulm railway project, also known as Stuttgart 21 or S21, is a project being undertaken by Deutsche Bahn to improve the railway connection between Stuttgart and Ulm in Germany. The project comprises two sub-projects, aimed at expanding the Stuttgart railway hub and developing the new high-speed Wendlingen-Ulm railway line.