Transperth has advised that is Mandurah service will be disrupted over at least four weekends starting on January 15, 2010.Â From a cycling perspective this will only affect those who like to train and ride on the southern train route.Â The full Transperth announcement can be found here, but the key parts are reproduced below.
Transperth train services between Mandurah and Rockingham will be cancelled from approximately 7.30pm on Friday until last service on Sunday for the following weekends:
* Friday 15 January – Sunday 17 January
* Friday 22 January – Sunday 24 January
* Friday 29 January – Sunday 31 January
* Friday 5 February – Sunday 7 February.
This is to facilitate tunnel construction as part of the Mandurah Entrance Road project.
The last full-line Mandurah Line services will be:
* to Mandurah departing Perth at 6.45pm
* to Perth departing Mandurah at 7.05pm.
Weekday train services during the months of January and February will not be affected by these works.
Weekend train services between Perth and Rockingham will operate as normal during these periods.
Bicycles are not permitted on Transperth buses, including train replacement services.
Transperth suggests that, where possible, cyclists ride between stations. For cycling information and maps, please visit the Bikewest website at www.dpi.wa.gov.au/cycling. [/quote]
There is a possibility that these weekend disruptions may extend to Friday 12 February â€“ Sunday 14 February. Passengers are encouraged to check the Transperth website for updates or to register for TravelEasy to receive service information straight to your inbox.