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Metro Tunnel

Construction on the Sunbury line

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Work is continuing safely on the Metro Tunnel Project as part of Victoria's Big Build. The health and safety of our workforce and community remains our top priority. COVIDsafe Plans are in place on all project sites across Victoria. Learn more.

To take full advantage of the extra capacity on the rail network created by the Metro Tunnel and its new High Capacity Metro Trains, a range of upgrades are proposed on the Sunbury line.

This page outlines details works being undertaken as part of the Metro Tunnel project.

Further works are being undertaken along this corridor as part of Sunbury Line Upgrade. Visit the Rail Projects Victoria website to view Sunbury Line Upgrade work notifications.

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TimingWhere What's happening

Ongoing to December 2021

Derby Road, Sunshine

Internal fit-out and external works at the newly-constructed Sunshine Signal Control Centre are continuing with commissioning set to commence in December.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise and increased vehicle movements on site and around Hampshire and Derby roads, Sunshine. Traffic management will be in place as required to allow materials to be delivered to site. This site will also be used as a site office and for storage of construction materials and equipment.

For further details, see the Sunshine works notification, August to December 2021 (PDF, 183.8 KB).

06 Aug 2021 Sunshine Signal Control Centre update, ongoing to December 2021 (PDF, 183.8 KB)
14 Apr 2021 VIETNAMESE Sunshine works notification, April to June 2021 (PDF, 278.6 KB)
14 Apr 2021 Sunshine works notification, April to June 2021 (PDF, 225.0 KB)
20 Jan 2021 VIETNAMESE Sunshine works notification, January to April 2021 (PDF, 1.4 MB)
15 Dec 2020 Sunshine works notification, January to April 2021 (PDF, 232.4 KB)
09 Sep 2020 Service installation, Footscray, September to October 2020 (PDF, 1.4 MB)
28 Aug 2020 Temporary car park closures, West Footscray, 2020 (PDF, 1.8 MB)
28 Jul 2020 Sunshine Signal Control Centre works notification, August to December 2020 (PDF, 182.7 KB)
09 Jul 2020 Site handover, West Footscray, July 2020 (PDF, 1.7 MB)
29 May 2020 Sunbury Line, West Footscray station car park closures notification, June 2020 (PDF, 1.7 MB)
05 May 2020 Sunbury Line construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
17 Apr 2020 Sunbury Middle Footscray Station works notification, April 2020 (PDF, 149.6 KB)
15 Apr 2020 Sunbury, West Footscray works notification, April 2020 (PDF, 1.7 MB)
21 Feb 2020 Sunbury line, Raileigh Street, February 2020 (PDF, 812.7 KB)
31 Jan 2020 Sunshine control centre construction, January to September (PDF, 192.5 KB)
23 Aug 2019 Sunbury line, Sunshine site establishment works, August 2019 (PDF, 173.6 KB)
13 Jun 2019 Middle Footscray Site Establishment, June 2019 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
12 Jun 2019 Sunbury line, Buckley Street site establishment works, June 2019 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
24 May 2019 West Footscray, Rupert Street site establishment works, May 2019 (PDF, 189.7 KB)
17 Jan 2019 Totenham Station, Ashley Street works, January 2019 (PDF, 185.4 KB)
08 Jan 2019 West Footscray, Leunig Place works, January 2019 (PDF, 638.6 KB)
22 Nov 2018 Tottenham station car park works, November 2018 (PDF, 186.3 KB)

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