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Project news and updates

23 Sep 2018

Archaeology on display

In a once-in-a-generation opportunity, the public is getting an up-close look at the State’s biggest ever archaeology digs.  A collection of the most intriguing discoveries will be on display at our visitor centre, Metro Tunnel HQ during the school holidays.

20 Sep 2018

Progress on the new North Melbourne Station

Excavation of the station box is underway in North Melbourne preparing for the launch of the Metro Tunnel’s first tunnel boring machine.

18 Sep 2018

Buses replace trains on Sunday 23 September

Major construction on the Metro Tunnel has commenced in Kensington necessitating the temporary occupation of large sections of the Sunbury, Werribee and Williamstown lines on Sunday 23 September.

18 Sep 2018

Traffic changes to build Federation Square entrance

Traffic changes and major construction on the corner of Federation Square will start in October with works to build a Metro Tunnel station entrance.

12 Sep 2018

Metro Tunnel’s Jobs Hub

Thousands of Victorian jobs seekers can train and upskill thanks to the launch of MetroHub – a one-stop-shop for construction jobs and training on St Kilda Road, near the future Anzac Station.

09 Sep 2018

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.

Tunnel Boring Machine names

Help us choose the names for the Tunnel Boring Machines that will build the Metro Tunnel and West Gate Tunnel Project.

05 Sep 2018

Domain Road Pop-up Parks

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program is interested in trialling a pop-up park (a linear seating area with greenery the size of roughly nine parking spaces) to enhance Domain Road and support local residents, businesses and visitors.

03 Sep 2018

Australian-first tunnelling training centre announced for Melbourne

Today we announced an Australian-first tunnelling training centre will open next year in Chadstone. The centre will train thousands of local workers to deliver tunnel projects in Victoria - including the Metro Tunnel.

07 Aug 2018

Piling to begin in City Square

Metro Tunnel works in City Square are entering the next phase, with piling to get underway to build the new Town Hall Station up to 35 metres beneath Melbourne’s CBD.

16 Jul 2018

Preferred bidders for the Rail Infrastructure Alliance

A consortium comprising John Holland, CPB Contractors and AECOM has been selected as the preferred bidders to build the Metro Tunnel entrances in Kensington and South Yarra.

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