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Metro Tunnel

Project news and updates

12 Jul 2019

High Capacity Signalling is coming to Melbourne

Melburnians are a step closer to reaping the benefits of the next-generation signalling that will be introduced as part of the Metro Tunnel Project.

07 Jul 2019

Renowned artist to paint City Square shed roof

Renowned international artist, Pat Perry, has been engaged to design and install a creative treatment for the roof of the acoustic shed at our City Square construction site.

27 Jun 2019

Kensington Road closures

Kensington Road will be closed overnight from 7pm Friday 5 July to 5am Saturday 6 July. Additional overnight closures may be required on Saturday 6 July and Tuesday 9 July.

26 Jun 2019

Open House 2019 walking tours

Join the Metro Tunnel team on a walking tour of the construction site for the new Parkville Station.

26 Jun 2019

Franklin Street closures

There will be intermittent access for motorists travelling eastbound on Franklin Street to Swanston Street from early July until late-August between 7am and 3pm Monday to Saturdays.

24 Jun 2019

Rail Infrastructure Alliance development plans approved

The Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA) development plans for the Metro Tunnel entrances, as well as a new passenger platform and additional track at West Footscray station (known as the ‘Western Turnback’), have been approved by the Minister for Planning.

21 Jun 2019

Collins Street lane closures

There will be lane and footpath closures at City Square during June.

19 Jun 2019

Video technology to boost Metro Tunnel security

Passenger safety will move up a gear when the Metro Tunnel Project rolls out state-of-the-art video technology to assess security footage.

17 Jun 2019

Temporary deck installed at Parkville

A temporary deck has been installed over the construction site at Parkville made of concrete and 2,700 tonnes of steel.

05 Jun 2019

TBM assembly begins

Pieces of Joan the TBM are being assembled at the bottom of our North Melbourne Station shaft, ahead of tunneling later this year.

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