Metro Rail Update articles

Big digs ploughing on

The state’s biggest ever archaeology digs are ploughing on as round-the-clock excavation continues. State Library Station  Archaeological digs are underway on the corner of Swanston and La Trobe streets with the first stage now complete. This stage involved the removal of existing concrete slabs within the site and establishing test pits to determine the ground

Biggest archaeology digs to get underway 

Last month attention turned to exploring what historical artifacts might be found at Metro Tunnel works sites. State Library Station  Following the completion of building demolition on the corner of Swanston and LaTrobe streets, preparations for the state’s biggest archaeological investigations have started. The preparatory work includes initial archaeological assessments of the ground conditions to

24-hour construction starting in CBD

In April, the Metro Tunnel project is progressing to start the 24-hour construction activities in the CBD.  We appreciate your support while we undertake these vital works in the city and urge caution around our sites. Please help us support local businesses affected by Metro Tunnel construction by continuing to visit them while works take

City Square demolition complete and more sheds coming

The Metro Tunnel Project appreciates people’s support while we undertake these vital works in the city and urge caution around our sites. Please help us support local businesses affected by Metro Tunnel construction by continuing to visit them while works take place. Visit metrotunnel.vic.gov.au for more information about works in your area. State Library Station

Acoustic sheds are erected

Here is what will be happening at the Metro Tunnel project during February.  The Metro Tunnel Project appreciates people’s support while we undertake these vital works and urge caution around our sites. Please help us support local businesses affected by Metro Tunnel construction by continuing to visit them while works take place. Visit metrotunnel.vic.gov.au for

Buildings are coming down

The Metro Tunnel Project  appreciates people’s support while we undertake these vital works and urge caution around our sites. Please help us support local businesses affected by Metro Tunnel construction by continuing to visit them while works take place. Visit metrotunnel.vic.gov.au for more information about works in your area. CBD North Major work in CBD

Franklin St piling is completed

We appreciate people’s support while we undertake these vital works and urge caution around our sites. Please help us support local businesses affected by Metro Tunnel construction by continuing to visit them while works take place. Visit metrotunnel.vic.gov.au for more information about works in your area. CBD North An important milestone was reached in September

Metro Tunnel Monthly Update: September

CBD North A major milestone for the Metro Tunnel Project was achieved in August, with all early works service relocations in A’Beckett St completed. Preparation works for piling at A’Beckett St are progressing. Almost 70 piles are needed at this location to support the walls around the shafts and prevent soil from collapsing during excavation.

Metro Tunnel Monthly Update: August

CBD NORTH Happened or happening in July Piling in Franklin St progressing, with about 40 per cent of piles completed. Works to relocate services taking place, including power, telecommunications, sewer, water and gas. Minor modifications to the road network are continuing to increase safety for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles. August Service relocations expected to be

Metro Tunnel Monthly Update: July

CBD North Happened or happening in June Piling in Franklin St, with about 100 piles to drill. Trucks will continue to travel in and out of the site, removing spoil and delivering concrete. More permanent site fences installed on Franklin St between Swanston St and Victoria St. Public artwork installed along the walkway on the

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