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11 Feb 2019

First TBM arrives in Melbourne

The first of four tunnel boring machines for the Metro Tunnel Project has completed its journey by sea to the Port of Melbourne.

Joan has arrived!

Joan, our first tunnel boring machine has arrived. Weighing in at a whopping 1,000 tonnes and 120m in length, she’s a beauty! Joan will be reassembled onsite at the new North Melbourne station in the coming weeks and prepared for tunnelling.

Posted by Metro Tunnel on Tuesday, 12 February 2019

05 Feb 2019

Development plans on consultation

Victorians are being given the opportunity to have their say on the Metro Tunnel's upcoming development plans.

01 Feb 2019

St Kilda Road night time closure 3 February

On Sunday 3 February, from 11.30pm to 5am, drivers on St Kilda Road between Dorcas Street and Toorak Road West/Kings Way will experience delays and detours.

31 Jan 2019

Soaring toward career and construction goals at Anzac Station

Following extensive preparations over the past 1.5 years, excavation is set to ramp up at the Anzac Station site, with engineering cadets on hand to celebrate the milestone.

Anzac Station Update

Excavation of the station box for the Metro Tunnel’s new Anzac Station is now underway, marking the start of large-scale excavation across all five station sites. Keep up to date with traffic changes and public transport disruptions here:

Posted by Metro Tunnel on Wednesday, 30 January 2019

14 Jan 2019

Excavation kick starts Parkville Station construction

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

Have your say on West Footscray Western Turnback

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.

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