Behind the fence: look into the future


Stage one of Sydney Metro, Northwest project cost


31 new state of the art, fully accessible metro stations

How many doors will open when train stops at the station


36 doors will open when the train stops

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Tunnel length

2.8 km Sydney Harbour Tunnel

9 km North Connex

31 km New Sydney Metro tunnels

Australia’s longest railway tunnels
Inside a train carriage

Sydney's new train

Sydney’s new 21st century train will operate exclusively on the Sydney Metro Northwest.

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How long is the skytrain (km)?

The skytrain is 4 kilometres long

How many piers?

The skytrain has 130 peirs, spaced 39 metres apart

Quiz finished.


Hours worked to date: February 2017

Travel Calculator

The travel calculator calculates the number of minutes for a journey during stage 1 and stage 2 of the Sydney Metro development. Select a stage and search for a start and end location to find out how many minutes it will take below. The number of minutes is displayed below.


Historical finds: White Hart Inn

Heritage work for the skytrain section of Sydney Metro Northwest uncovered the ruins of an early 19th-century Sydney inn.

Sydney Metro Northwest tunnels


15 km Twin tunnels from Bella Vista to Epping


3600 tonnes of concrete made 100,000 segments that line the twin rail tunnels


100,000 concrete segments made 16,000 concrete rings

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"Thank you for the opportunity to walk through the tunnel last weekend. It was just fantastic! To see it up close was just awesome. We now can't wait for it to open, as local residents, we won't know ourselves with this fantastic new transport system 😄"

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"Come take a look behind the green fence and check out construction progress at Norwest Station."

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"Bring it on! Great news!"

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"Cheers and congratulations to all the workers involved in this job."

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"Thank you for the update, we are looking forward to our new station at Rouse Hill Town Centre."

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"Take a look behind the green fence at our Cherrybrook Station site. It's ready for the next step - tracks, platforms and trains!"

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"Can't wait, about time"

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"This is sensational - as I said in a comments last time full marks for keeping us all informed. Brilliant!"

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"Our 4km skytrain is more than 50 percent complete. Come for a ride from Cudgegong Station to Rouse Hill Station."

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"Awesome!!! That's what we want more forward thinking infrastructure like this!!! Fantastic job guys!!! :) :)"

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"ROZELLE: Heavy traffic heading towards the city due to a 2 car crash approaching the Anzac Bridge. Traffic is heavy, expect delays."

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"RT @T2SydneyTrains: #AirportLine Below service will now stop as timetabled to Wolli Creek then Revesby, Glenfield then as timetabled. http…"

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"RT @T2SydneyTrains: #AirportLine 06:12 Central to Macarthur service is delayed up to 15 mins due to a train requiring mechanical repairs at…"

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"OXFORD FALLS: Oxford Falls Rd has reopened at the Wakehurst Parkway after flooding."

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"OXFORD FALLS: Oxford Falls Rd remains closed at the Wakehurst Parkway due to flooding."

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"RT @TrainLinkSouth: #SouthCoastLine 04:05 Bomaderry to Kiama service commences from Berry due to an operational issue, replaced by bus btwn…"

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"RT @TrainLinkSouth: #SouthCoastLine 03:19 Kiama to Bomaderry service terminates at Berry due to an operational issue, replaced by bus betwe…"

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"RT @TrainLinkSouth: #SouthCoastLine: 00:23 Central to Kiama service delayed up to 15 mins due to an operational issue at Oatley earlier."

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"RT @TrainLinkNorth: #CentralCoastNewcastleLine 21:35 Hamilton to Central service delayed up to 20 mins due to a medical emergency at Berowr…"

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"RT @TrainLinkSouth: #SouthernHighlandsLine 21:49 Campbelltown to Moss Vale service is delayed up to 30 mins due to a person on the tracks a…"


4.4 million tonnes of crushed rock generated from tunneling on Sydney Metro Northwest was reused

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