Project news and updates
18 Oct 2019
The Metro Tunnel Creative Program has been nominated for two 2019 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards.
15 Oct 2019
A partnership between the Metro Tunnel Creative Program and the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, curated by Lisa Warrener from Global Art Projects, allowed four artists rare access to the State Botanical Collection at the National Herbarium of Victoria.
08 Oct 2019
Major construction is continuing in the Domain Precinct at the site of the future Anzac Station as part of the Metro Tunnel Project.
26 Sep 2019
Buses replace Sunbury line trains between Flagstaff and Sunshine stations from 11.15pm Saturday 28 September to 9pm Friday 11 October 2019, while Metro Tunnel Project works take place.
24 Sep 2019
We have reached a major milestone with tunnelling commencing on the North Melbourne to Kensington section of the Metro Tunnel Project.
09 Sep 2019
Work has commenced today on the $16 million Victorian Tunnelling Centre (VTC) being built at Holmesglen Institute’s Chadstone campus to train and skill local workers in underground construction and tunnelling.
05 Sep 2019
Melbourne creative duo Will and Garrett Huxley (aka The Huxleys) were commissioned by the Metro Tunnel Creative Program to create designs to brighten up the City Square construction hoardings and nearby Scott Alley.
24 Aug 2019
Across late September and October, buses will replace trains at various times on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Sunbury lines. Trams on St Kilda Road, Flinders Street and Plenty Road will also be affected at selected times.
On the regional train network, coaches will replace trains on parts of the Ballarat, Bendigo, Gippsland, Geelong and Warrnambool lines.
15 Aug 2019
As the Metro Tunnel Project prepares to launch its first tunnel boring machine (TBM), traditional ceremonies have been held at the TBM launch site in North Melbourne.
06 Aug 2019
There are staged eastbound lane closures on La Trobe Street between Swanston and Elizabeth streets in August.
- 23 Jan Creative Strategy
- 23 Jan Creative Program at Anzac Station
- 22 Jan Current and planned transport changes
- 22 Jan Kensington precinct work notifications
- 21 Jan Metro Tunnel Legacy Artwork Program
- 21 Jan Traffic changes around State Library Station
- 21 Jan Town Hall Station Expressions Of Interest
- 21 Jan Domain precinct work notifications
- 21 Jan Arden precinct work notifications
- 20 Jan Media releases
- 20 Jan Traffic changes around Domain
- 19 Jan Eastern tunnel entrance construction overview
- 17 Jan Rail infrastructure Alliance Jobs
- 16 Jan Cross passages
- 14 Jan Photo galleries