Escalator Replacement Project

From April 2017 you might notice some works taking place at Elizabeth Quay Station and Perth Underground. These works are part of our Escalator Replacement Program, which involves replacing a number of escalators at both stations, installing new lifts and amending existing staircase layouts. 

To minimise disruption to passengers the majority of work will take place at night. 

Perth Underground

At Perth Underground we’re replacing four escalators in total. Works at the northern end of Perth Underground have concluded, and works to replace two escalators at the southern end of the station have commenced. These escalators are expected to be out of service until mid-2018. During this time, hoarding will be erected around the work site, reducing the width of the southern (Mandurah) end of the platform.

Passengers using a mobility aid who plan to exit the train at Perth Underground should avoid travelling in the following carriages:

  • Mandurah Line passengers: should not board the second-last carriage of the train.
  • Joondalup Line passengers: should not board the second carriage of a six-car train.

Check the Perth Underground Station map here.

Elizabeth Quay Station

Works are continuing at Elizabeth Quay Station with the installation of two new escalators at the southern (Mandurah) end of the station, between the platform and upper concourse. As a result, a 17-metre-long section of platform is currently reduced in width.

  • Installation of the new escalators is due for completion by mid-2018.

Check the Elizabeth Quay Station map here.

Platform Access

With hoarding now in place at Elizabeth Quay Station, platform size in certain areas has been significantly reduced. 

Mandurah Line passengers, if you plan to alight the train using a mobility aid at Elizabeth Quay Station do not board the train through the second last carriage of a six-car train. The reduced platform size will effect your ability to get off the train. 

Joondalup Line passengers, if you plan to alight the train using a mobility aid at Elizabeth Quay Station do not board the train through the second carriage. The reduced platform size will effect your ability to get off the train. 

For more information and regular updates on the project head to the PTA website.

For special assistance call 1800 800 022 an hour before you intent to travel.

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