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19 Apr 2021

Metro Tunnel HQ is now open

Metro Tunnel HQ is now open

Discover all there is to know about the future of rail in Victoria at our free visitor centre.

09 Apr 2021

Two of four TBMs arrive at final stop

Two of four TBMs arrive at final stop

Tunnel boring machines Millie and Joan have both arrived at Town Hall Station.

31 Mar 2021

School holiday fun! Mini Tunnels at Melbourne Museum

School holiday fun! Mini Tunnels at Melbourne Museum

Step inside a model tunnel boring machine and help build a mini tunnel at the museum.

22 Mar 2021

TBMs tunnel under the Yarra towards final stop

TBMs tunnel under the Yarra towards final stop

Three of our four mega machines are now on the final leg of tunnelling towards the CBD.

16 Mar 2021

Future St Kilda Road transport hub at Anzac Station

Future St Kilda Road transport hub at Anzac Station

Planning is underway to provide safe access routes for all transport users at the new Anzac Station precinct on St Kilda Road.

11 Mar 2021

Early finish for Metro Tunnel's eastern entrance

Early finish for Metro Tunnel's eastern entrance

The Metro Tunnel’s eastern entrance at South Yarra has been completed more than five months ahead of schedule, marking a major milestone for the project.

09 Mar 2021

Make a BIG start to your career

Make a BIG start to your career

Looking for a Graduate Program that can kickstart your career and help shape Victoria for current and future generations? Work on the Metro Tunnel Project as part of the 2022 Victoria’s Big Build Graduate Program.

02 Mar 2021

Join us live from the Metro Tunnel's eastern entrance

Join us live from the Metro Tunnel's eastern entrance

See inside the entrance of the Metro Tunnel at South Yarra, which was recently completed five months ahead of schedule.

19 Feb 2021

TBM Meg arrives in CBD, Joan embarks on final leg

TBM Meg arrives in CBD, Joan embarks on final leg

Digging of the western section of the Metro Tunnel between Kensington and the CBD is now complete, after tunnel boring machine (TBM) Meg broke through at State Library Station.

12 Feb 2021

Metro Tunnel Creative Program at PHOTO 2021

Metro Tunnel Creative Program at PHOTO 2021

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program is proudly presenting 18 artists at a major new international event.

22 Jan 2021

TBM Alice begins digging towards CBD

TBM Alice begins digging towards CBD

TBMs Alice and Millie are now both tunnelling towards the Town Hall Station site.

20 Jan 2021

City Square acoustic shed to get a makeover

City Square acoustic shed to get a makeover

Emma Coulter's artwork will create an impression in one of Melbourne's busiest thoroughfares.

06 Jan 2021

Metro Tunnel Creative Program recognised in design awards

Metro Tunnel Creative Program recognised in design awards

Judges have praised the project's public art programs at its Parkville and Town Hall construction sites.

22 Dec 2020

TBM Joan arrives at State Library Station

TBM Joan arrives at State Library Station

Tunnel boring machine Joan has completed the first of the twin tunnels connecting Parkville and State Library stations.

17 Dec 2020

New facility to train Victoria's future tunnelling experts

New facility to train Victoria's future tunnelling experts

Melbourne's brand new training centre for all things tunnelling construction is now open.

10 Dec 2020

Christmas in the city

Christmas in the city

Metro Tunnel Creative Program brings colour, shimmer and light to Melbourne this festive season.

09 Dec 2020

Contribute to Kensington’s new flood wall design

Contribute to Kensington’s new flood wall design

Kensington community members are invited to contribute to the design process for the flood wall next to JJ Holland Park.

03 Dec 2020

Millie starts towards the CBD

Millie starts towards the CBD

On 3 December 2020, tunnel boring machine Millie was relaunched towards the new Town Hall Station site in Melbourne’s CBD.

03 Dec 2020

Metro Tunnel Creative Program and Arts Centre Melbourne announce Women’s Circus for new commission

Metro Tunnel Creative Program and Arts Centre Melbourne announce Women’s Circus for new commission

The diverse troupe will premiere a new performance celebrating disability in 2021.

12 Nov 2020

TBM Meg relaunches towards State Library Station

TBM Meg relaunches towards State Library Station

Two tunnel boring machines are now digging from Parkville towards the new State Library Station site.

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