Major road changes for metro tunnel works

Road closures, lane reductions and major construction will begin next month as part of the biggest public transport project in Victoria’s history – the Metro Tunnel. Acting Minister for Public Transport Luke Donnellan announced extended lane reductions on St Kilda Road and the complete closure of …

Names for 5 new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

The Andrews Labor Government has revealed the names of the five new stations that will transform Melbourne’s train network, following an extensive public submission process that attracted over 50,000 suggestions. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan visited the Metro Tunnel …

The Metro Tunnel: More Jobs, More Stations, More Trains

The design and builders for the biggest public transport project in Victoria’s history have been selected, paving the way for more trains and the creation of thousands of new jobs across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today to announce that the Cross Yarra …

Metro Tunnel works ramp up on St Kilda Road

Work on new tracks that will carry trams around the massive Domain construction site will ramp up next month as part of the Andrews Labor Government $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan announced the start of major work on the new Toorak Road West tram route today, which will be used …

Metro Tunnel to transform Melbourne’s Tram Network

The Metro Tunnel will transform Melbourne’s tram network as it builds a new train system below the city. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced that works at Domain will begin shortly, with a worksite to be established in the southern corner of the Shrine Reserve early next month. The …

Major work on Metro Tunnel to begin next year

Major work on the biggest public transport project in Victoria’s history will begin early next year. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan to announce that John Holland has been awarded the first major Metro Tunnel contract, which now includes excavating massive shafts in …

Major disruption to deliver benefits of Metro Tunnel

The Andrews Labor Government has released the Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the new Metro Tunnel, which shows construction will cause significant disruption over many years but will deliver decades of benefits. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan at the site of the …

Next Generation Metro Tunnel Signalling out to market

The Andrews Labor Government has released the next billion-dollar package of Metro Tunnel works to market – Australia’s first roll-out of advanced High Capacity Signalling on an existing network. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, to announce Expressions …

Shortlist for Melbourne Metro Rail early works released

Three world-leading bidders have been shortlisted to deliver the first stage of works on the biggest public transport infrastructure project in Australia. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced the bidders selected for the next phase of the Melbourne Metro Rail Project Early Works package …