Passenger Rail, Major Projects & Infrastructure

Green light for Greenwood car park

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Plans for a new multi-storey car park at Perth’s Greenwood Station are progressing, with Request for Tender applications for the structure’s design and construction now open.

The new car park is part of the State Government’s METRONET program, which will significantly improve access to public transport across Perth.

Patronage from Greenwood Station is expected to increase in the coming years, placing pressure on the number of available carparks.

Daily boardings at the station are expected to increase from the current level of fewer than 1500, to around 4000 a day by 2031.

The multi-storey car park will offer about 700 parking bays, taking the total number of bays at Greenwood Station to 1600. The new car park will also have capacity to support electric vehicles with provision for charging infrastructure.

The new car park will be built within the station’s existing car park footprint, at the southern end.

The project will also include more drop-off facilities within the current car park, and extra ACROD parking bays.

The Noongar place name for Greenwood Station is Kwelyup, and the narrative is ‘Place of the river Sheoak’.

Kingsley MLA Jessica Stojkovski said METRONET projects like this were important for the future of the area.

“With the likely growth in patronage on this line, this project will ensure that the impact on residents from cars parking in the streets around the station will be managed and minimised,” she said.

“This new multi-storey car park will benefit the many people living next to Greenwood Station, and in surrounding suburbs, making it easier for them to access public transport to travel to the city for work, education and leisure.”