Project news and updates
05 Aug 2020
Work is continuing safely on Victoria’s Big Build, our biggest transport upgrade ever.
Construction on large-scale public infrastructure projects has been deemed critical under Stage four restrictions, so works will continue, with strict health and safety protocols in place.
22 Jul 2020
As part of Open House Melbourne 2020, we’re inviting you to join us for a live Q&A with two Metro Tunnel Project tunnelling experts.
13 Jul 2020
The Metro Tunnel Project’s Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA) has released draft amendments to the Eastern Portal Development Plan for public display.
26 Jun 2020
Excavation of Town Hall Station’s first level is now complete, with three roadheaders breaking through into the station’s central cavern 25 metres below Swanston Street.
15 Jun 2020
The Metro Tunnel Creative Program is now seeking registrations from talented creatives for its Artist Pool.
04 Jun 2020
All four tunnel boring machines (TBM) are now digging underneath Melbourne, with the launch of TBM Meg marking the start of peak tunnelling operations for the Metro Tunnel.
25 May 2020
Tunnelling has ramped up with the Metro Tunnel’s first tunnel boring machine, Joan, embarking on her second leg of the project – this time digging towards Parkville.
25 May 2020
We have reached another major milestone, with tunnel boring machines (TBM) Millie and Alice now both on their way to South Yarra.
20 May 2020
As Metro Tunnel excavation works ramp up around the site of the new Town Hall Station, new traffic changes will be in place around the site.
04 May 2020
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- 07 Aug Building Anzac Station
- 07 Aug Domain precinct work notifications
- 06 Aug Metro Tunnel HQ
- 06 Aug La Trobe Street, Melbourne CBD
- 06 Aug Travel advice
- 06 Aug State Library precinct work notifications
- 06 Aug Community Reference Groups
- 05 Aug Project delivery
- 05 Aug Heritage permits
- 05 Aug Metro Tunnel Creative Program
- 05 Aug Video archive
- 05 Aug Western tunnel entrance location and features
- 05 Aug Construction at Kensington
- 05 Aug Conserving Melbourne's heritage values
- 05 Aug Cultural programming