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Project news and updates

17 Feb 2020

South Yarra development plan amendment on consultation

You are invited to have your say on the proposed Development Plan amendments for the entrance to the Metro Tunnel in South Yarra (Eastern Portal).

10 Feb 2020

The Parkville Storytelling Project

As part of the Metro Tunnel Creative Program a new series of artworks are now on display on the construction hoardings in Grattan Street around the Parkville Station site.

06 Feb 2020

Metro Tunnel taking shape deep below Swanston Street

Construction of the Metro Tunnel Project’s new State Library Station is well underway, with the main station cavern now excavated and work starting on the permanent station.

31 Jan 2020

High capacity signalling test site in Pakenham East

Work is being undertaken at the Pakenham East Depot to establish a test site for High Capacity Signalling.

26 Jan 2020

South Yarra summer works completed early

The summer works program at South Yarra will finish four days ahead of schedule with trains returning to the Cranbourne, Pakenham, Frankston and Gippsland lines on Monday 27 January.

20 Jan 2020

The Metro Tunnel commissions Maree Clarke for line-wide artwork

The Metro Tunnel Project has commissioned one of Australia's pre-eminent multi-disciplinary artists, Maree Clarke, to deliver its line-wide legacy artwork which will help create a distinctive and unique commuting experience across the new line.

02 Jan 2020

Summer works overview

Find out more about the works underway throughout January.

02 Dec 2019

Mernda line works in December 2019

Mernda line: Buses replacing trains on sections of the line at various times in December 2019

28 Nov 2019

Metro Tunnel presents: Festive Season in the CBD

We are celebrating the festive season in Melbourne’s CBD with a range of events to support local businesses.

21 Nov 2019

Summer works

Over the summer months there will a record amount of work taking place throughout Victoria across the train, road and tram network, including major works on the Metro Tunnel's eastern entrance in South Yarra.

While these works take place, buses will replace trains on parts of the Cranbourne, Pakenham, Frankston, Sandringham lines from Thursday 2 until Thursday 30 January.

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