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Metro Tunnel


The Metro Tunnel will bring more trains to your suburb and reduce travel times by running the busy Cranbourne, Pakenham and Sunbury lines through a new tunnel.

Construction on large-scale public infrastructure projects is critical and is continuing with COVIDsafe Plans in place on all project sites across Victoria.

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New tunnel

Tunnelling progress

TBM tracker preview

All four of our tunnel boring machines are launched and tunnelling. Track their progress.

Latest news

A person wearing hi-vis and a helmet walks in front of the large, round cutterhead of a tunnel boring machine.

TBM Meg relaunches towards State Library Station site

Following the relaunch of tunnel boring machine (TBM) Joan, TBM Meg is now on its way from Parkville to State Library.

A person wearing a mask walks past a brightly coloured mural.

Celebrating Melbourne Fashion Week and Melbourne Music Week

Watch fashion designer Nixi Killick's bright designs come to life in the city using an augmented reality app on your phone.

Metro Tunnel to maximise airport access

Running Melbourne Airport Rail services through the Metro Tunnel will provide easy and seamless access for passengers on the metropolitan and regional network.

Works in your area

Coronavirus restrictions are changing the way we communicate our project works and disruptions. To make sure you stay informed, subscribe to receive works updates by email.

Sunbury Line works

Sunbury Line

Works at Kensington


Works at Arden Station


Works in Parkville


Works in the CBD

Melbourne CBD

Works in Domain


Works in South Yarra South Yarra

Works on the Mernda line

Mernda Line

Victoria's Big Build - works continue this spring

For a full list of major transport works and spring disruptions, visit Victoria’s Big Build.

Project overview

The Metro Tunnel will create a new end-to-end rail line from Sunbury in the west to Cranbourne/Pakenham in the south-east, with high capacity trains and five new underground stations.

The Metro Tunnel will create capacity on the network to enable more than a half a million additional passengers per week across Melbourne’s train network to use the rail system during the peak periods.

Learn more about the project.

Overview map of the benefits of the Metro Tunnel

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Call 1800 105 105
Interpreter Line: 03 9209 0147
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