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The Metro Tunnel will bring more trains to your suburb and reduce travel times by running the busy Cranbourne, Pakenham and Sunbury lines through a new tunnel.

Construction on large-scale public infrastructure projects is critical and is continuing with COVIDsafe Plans in place on all project sites across Victoria.

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New tunnel

Tunnelling progress

TBM tracker preview

All four of our tunnel boring machines are launched and tunnelling. Track their progress.

Latest news

A man wearing a hard hat and hi-vis stands in front of a concrete wall as a tunnel boring machine breaks through.

TBM Joan breaks through at State Library Station

The tunnel boring machine has completed one of the twin tunnels connecting the Parkville and State Library sites.

Millie is on her way to the CBD

On 3 December 2020 tunnel boring machine, Millie the TBM, was relaunched toward Town Hall Station in Melbourne’s CBD.

A large building with two round tunnels protrouding out the front.

New facility to train the next generation of tunnelling experts

Construction of the new Victorian Tunnelling Centre at Holmesglen's Chadstone campus is now complete.

Works in your area

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Sunbury Line works

Sunbury Line

Works at Kensington

Kensington

Works at Arden Station

Arden

Works in Parkville

Parkville

Works in the CBD

Melbourne CBD

Works in Domain

Domain

Works in South Yarra

South Yarra

Works on the Mernda line

Mernda Line

Works over summer as part of Victoria's Big Build

For a full list of major transport works taking place over summer, visit Victoria’s Big Build.

Project overview

The Metro Tunnel will create a new end-to-end rail line from Sunbury in the west to Cranbourne/Pakenham in the south-east, with high capacity trains and five new underground stations.

The Metro Tunnel will create capacity on the network to enable more than a half a million additional passengers per week across Melbourne’s train network to use the rail system during the peak periods.

Learn more about the project.

Overview map of the benefits of the Metro Tunnel

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Interpreter Line: 03 9209 0147
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