New Rail Car Manufacturing Plant To Open In Perth

Creating local jobs.


28 August 2018

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A new $1.6 billion manufacturing plant will be built in Perth for the construction of new rail carriages, with three companies shortlisted for the work.

"The $1.6 billion project with 50 per cent local manufacturing target to create local jobs" was announced by the state government on Tuesday.

The new Metronet facility will be built next year at Bellevue and will construct nearly 250 rail cars, with three consortia shortlisted to participate in a tender for the supply of the new trains.

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