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Project news and updates

09 Sep 2018

Tunnel Boring Machine names

We want your help to name our four Tunnel Boring Machines. Taking inspiration from the ground-breaking women of Victoria, enter your name suggestions here.

Tunnel Boring Machine names

Help us choose the names for the Tunnel Boring Machines that will build the Metro Tunnel and West Gate Tunnel Project.

03 Sep 2018

Australian-first tunnelling training centre announced for Melbourne

Today we announced an Australian-first tunnelling training centre will open next year in Chadstone. The centre will train thousands of local workers to deliver tunnel projects in Victoria - including the Metro Tunnel.

07 Aug 2018

Piling to begin in City Square

Metro Tunnel works in City Square are entering the next phase, with piling to get underway to build the new Town Hall Station up to 35 metres beneath Melbourne’s CBD.

16 Jul 2018

Preferred bidders for the Rail Infrastructure Alliance

A consortium comprising John Holland, CPB Contractors and AECOM has been selected as the preferred bidders to build the Metro Tunnel entrances in Kensington and South Yarra.

15 Jul 2018

Expression of Interest for City Square creative opportunity

We are seeking imaginative and thoughtful responses for the construction hoarding that faces Swanston Street on City Square.

This commission offers a unique opportunity to transform the hoarding into temporary outdoor artwork for 6 - 12 months.

See the City Square creative opportunity page for the artist brief and details of the application process.

27 Jun 2018

Victorian-first roundabout opens on Moray Street

Located in the heart of the CBD, Metro Tunnel HQ is a great place to find out more about Victoria's biggest ever public transport project.

25 Jun 2018

Metro Tunnel HQ opens

Located in the heart of the CBD, Metro Tunnel HQ is a great place to find out more about Victoria's biggest ever public transport project.

22 Jun 2018

Graduate Program 2019

Applications for the 2019 Graduate Program are now open.

15 Jun 2018

Victorian Government's Extractive Resources Strategy launched

More than 600,000 cubic metres of concrete will be used across the Metro Tunnel Project, most of which will be sourced from Victorian quarrying materials, with 50,000 concrete segments to line the project’s twin 9 kilometre tunnels.

The Extractive Resources Strategy will strengthen Victoria’s quarry sector, to ensure a steady supply of materials to the building industry and support projects such as the Metro Tunnel.

06 Jun 2018

Metro Tunnel to cut travel times

Train passengers on every metropolitan and regional train line will be able to enjoy reduced travel times to and from new destinations at Domain and Parkville, thanks to the Metro Tunnel.

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