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Metro Tunnel


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

Tunnel boring machines on the home straight


TBMs Joan, Millie and Alice have completed their sections of the Metro Tunnel, with TBM Meg heading towards the finish line. Track their progress.

Latest news

Concept image of brick arch entryway at Arden Station

North Melbourne's new Arden Station begins to take shape

Works are progressing on the underground station and its 15 beautiful arches featuring 100,000 locally made bricks.

Interior of Metro Tunnel HQ

Visit the new-look Metro Tunnel HQ on Swanston Street

Our newly reopened visitor centre has interactive and informative exhibits for all ages, and is open for free 7 days.

Concept image of bike lane next to road at sunset

Future St Kilda Road transport hub at Anzac Station

Take a look at the future Anzac Station, a world class transport hub due to be completed in 2025.

Works in your area

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Sunbury Line works

Sunbury Line

Works at Kensington


Works at Arden Station


Works in Parkville


Works in the CBD

Melbourne CBD

Works in Domain


Works in South Yarra

South Yarra

Works on the Mernda line

Mernda Line

Works over autumn as part of Victoria's Big Build

For a full list of major transport works taking place over autumn, 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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