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Metro Tunnel

Project news and updates

14 Jan 2019


Excavation has commenced at the Parkville worksite as workers dig out the equivalent of 80 Olympic swimming pools worth of rock and soil to build the new Parkville Station.

09 Jan 2019

Metro Tunnel at Melbourne Museum

Join us to create a scene that represents Melbourne’s future, including the Metro Tunnel.

28 Dec 2018

Moray Street upgrade completed

This month we completed the bicycle path upgrades on Moray Street. The new bike path and roundabouts provide a safe and reliable alternative north-south route for cyclists during Metro Tunnel works on St Kilda Road.

28 Nov 2018

Digger to start excavating State Library Station deep below CBD

A massive roadheader machine will begin creating the huge underground cavern for the new State Library Station deep beneath Melbourne’s CBD this week.

27 Nov 2018


Victorians are being given the opportunity to have their say on plans for the Metro Tunnel’s Western Turnback.

22 Nov 2018

Festival of Independents

Whether you’re after a Christmas gift idea with an artisan touch or an Insta-worthy addition to your wardrobe, save the date for the Festival of Independents.

05 Nov 2018

City Loop service changes

From 9pm to last services each night, from Tuesday 6 November to Thursday 8 November, some trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street Station and not via the City Loop.

24 Oct 2018

Rail infrastructure works underway

Work is set to ramp up on the western and eastern entrances to the Metro Tunnel and upgrades on the wider rail network.

A consortium comprising John Holland, CPB Contractors and AECOM will deliver the $1 billion Rail Infastructure Alliance work package in partnership with Rail Projects Victoria and Metro Trains Melbourne.

18 Oct 2018

Tell us what Kensington means to you

We are looking for ideas for a piece of artwork that will be painted onto hoardings in Kensington.

16 Oct 2018

Closure of Lovers Walk and William Street Bridge: pedestrian detours

Lovers Walk and William Street Bridge closed to pedestrians from 15 October 2018 for four years as part of the Metro Tunnel project. Detours will be in place.

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