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By untangling the City Loop, the Metro Tunnel will benefit train lines across the network

By untangling the City Loop, the Metro Tunnel will benefit train lines across the network.

The Metro Tunnel will free up space in the City Loop to run more trains to and from the suburbs, by taking our busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city.

That means more trains, more often across Victoria, with a less crowded and more reliable train network.

Work to build the massive 9km twin rail tunnels and five new underground stations is underway.

Tunnel Boring Machines

Tunnel Boring Machine names

We want your help to name our four Tunnel Boring Machines. Taking inspiration from the ground-breaking women of Victoria, enter your name suggestions here.

Archaeological digs

Archaeological digs

The state’s biggest ever archaeological investigation is underway in Melbourne's CBD.

Flinders Street traffic changes

Flinders Street traffic changes

Traffic changes and major construction will start soon as works to build a Metro Tunnel station entrance at Federation Square get underway.

Buses replacing trains

Buses replace trains, Sun 23 Sept

Buses will replace trains on the Sunbury, Werribee and Williamstown lines all day on Sunday 23 September for Metro Tunnel works in Kensington.

Anzac Station concept image

Five new stations

Five new underground stations will open in 2025. Explore the stations in our interactive map.

Victorian Tunnelling Centre

Victorian Tunnelling Centre

An Australian-first tunnelling training centre will open next year to train and skill local workers in underground construction and tunnelling.

Travel time savings across Victoria

Benefits for:
Select a train line:
Alamein Line
Belgrave / Lilydale Lines
Craigieburn Line
Cranbourne / Pakenham Lines
Frankston Line
Glen Waverley Line
Hurstbridge Line
Sandringham Line
South Morang Line
Sunbury Line
Upfield Line
Werribee / Williamstown Lines
Ballarat Line
Bendigo Line
Geelong / Warrnambool Lines
Gippsland Line
North-East Corridor

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