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06 Sep 2021

Progress at Town Hall Station

Progress at Town Hall Station

Construction on the Town Hall Station is moving to the next stage with major changes to take place at the station’s City Square site on Swanston Street over the next 9 months.

06 Sep 2021

Call for First Nations artists to create public artwork

Call for First Nations artists to create public artwork

Expressions of interest are now open for Victorian First Nations sculpture artists to develop a permanent public artwork in South Yarra near the Metro Tunnel entrance.

25 Aug 2021

Works continue this spring

Road and public transport works continue this spring

As part of Victoria's Big Build, works to upgrade the state’s biggest road and public transport projects are continuing. Find out what major disruptions are coming up, so you can plan ahead and allow extra time.

20 Aug 2021

Coronavirus and Victoria's Big Build

Coronavirus and Victoria's Big Build

The health and safety of our workforce and community is our top priority.

09 Aug 2021

Have your say on draft development plan amendments

Have your say on draft development plan amendments

Updated development plans for the Arden Station Precinct and the tunnel entrance in South Yarra are available for public inspection and comment. These plans include site layout plans, architectural, and landscape and public realm plans, for the works required at each location.

05 Aug 2021

Town Hall Station milestone heralds final stages of excavation

Town Hall Station milestone heralds final stages of excavation

One of our massive roadheaders has broken through at Town Hall Station to complete the first level of the rail tunnels that will run alongside the station’s platforms.

20 Jul 2021

Western tunnel entrance artwork unveiled

Western tunnel entrance artwork unveiled

A permanent artwork inspired by the local community's connection to JJ Holland park is being installed at the Metro Tunnel's western entrance in Kensington.

20 Jul 2021

TBMs exit tunnels as roadheader, cross passage excavation continues

TBMs exit tunnels as roadheader, cross passage excavation continues

After completing tunnelling works in May, our four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are being retrieved from underground.

19 Jul 2021

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Work is continuing safely on Victoria’s Big Build, our biggest transport upgrade ever.

24 May 2021

Major tunnelling works complete as all four TBMs reach final stop

Major tunnelling works complete as all four TBMs reach final stop

All four tunnel boring machines have completed Metro Tunnel’s 6.3 metre-high, twin 9km tunnels.

19 May 2021

Experience art in augmented reality at Flinders Quarter

Experience art in augmented reality at Flinders Quarter

Head to Flinders Quarter in the Melbourne CBD for an art treasure hunt like no other.

05 May 2021

North Melbourne's new Arden Station begins to take shape

North Melbourne's new Arden Station begins to take shape

Metro Tunnel’s new station precinct in North Melbourne is beginning to take shape.

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.

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