Major construction is underway on the Metro Tunnel across Melbourne.

Five new underground railway stations and two tunnel entrances are being built. When complete the Metro Tunnel will free up space in the City Loop by taking three of our busiest lines through a new tunnel under the city.

Piling works are happening at each of the tunnel entrances in South Yarra and Kensington, while road headers have started excavating for the new State Library Station.

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An acoustic shed has been constructed at Franklin Street between RMIT and the City Baths while excavation takes place within.
Following archaeological works at the corner of Swanston and La Trobe streets, excavation has begun for the new State Library Station.
Northern section of Anzac Station, showing station roof construction in preparation for an acoustic shed to be built over the site in mid-2019.
A bird’s eye view of construction of Anzac Station and the temporary diversion to St Kilda Road
The new Anzac Station will improve access to Melbourne’s iconic landmarks such as the Shrine of Remembrance and the employment hub around St Kilda Road
Parkville Station will be on the doorstep Victoria’s world-renowned education, health and research precinct. The station is being excavated below Grattan Street.
Struts are installed to support an acoustic deck, which will minimise noise and dust while further excavation is carried out underneath.
Gantry cranes (bottom right) are used to move equipment in and out as excavation of the Parkville Station continues.
The site of the new station in North Melbourne is a hub of construction activity and will be the launch site for two Tunnel Boring Machines.
The new North Melbourne Station takes shape with the installation of steel supports inside the excavated station box.
Train passengers passing through South Yarra are now starting to see the eastern entrance to the Metro Tunnel being built in real time.
Metro Tunnel construction crews have worked around the clock to realign the track and upgrade signalling, ahead of building the tunnel entrance.
Childers Street has been closed until late 2022 to allow for construction works on the western tunnel entrance.
The western tunnel entrance to the Metro Tunnel (in the foreground) is being built using a cut and cover method.
Construction works for the new Town Hall Station are taking place at City Square, Federation Square and the corner of Flinders and Swanston streets.