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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All four of our tunnel boring machines are launched and tunnelling. Track their progress.
TBM Meg relaunches towards State Library Station site
Following the relaunch of tunnel boring machine (TBM) Joan, TBM Meg is now on its way from Parkville to State Library.
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Metro Tunnel to maximise airport access
Running Melbourne Airport Rail services through the Metro Tunnel will provide easy and seamless access for passengers on the metropolitan and regional network.
Works in your area
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Works over summer as part of Victoria's Big Build
- Until 3 December - buses replace trains on the Mernda Line at various times
- Until 28 November - daytime eastbound lane closure on La Trobe Street
- Until 5 December - partial closure of Arthur Street, South Yarra
- Until late December - Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade service lane closure
- Until 4 December - temporary road closures on La Trobe and Little La Trobe streets
For a full list of major transport works taking place over summer, visit Victoria’s Big Build.
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.