Behind the fence: look into the future
Test your knowledge with fun and interesting facts about the Sydney Metro project.
46 new state of the art, fully accessible metro stations
History under Sydney Harbour
The first of two metro railway tunnels deep under Sydney Harbour has been completed in an historic milestone for public transport in Sydney.
Australia’s longest railway tunnels
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.
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Sydney Metro City & Southwest tunnels
15.5km of twin tunnels are being constructed from Chatswood to Sydenham
379,000 tonnes of concrete will be made to produce almost 100,000 segments that will line the twin rail tunnels
Almost 100,000 concrete segments will be made into almost 16,500 concrete rings
Almost 6 million tonnes of crushed rock is estimated to be generated for re-use from the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project.
Final major tunnelling contract awarded for Sydney Metro West
A $1.63 billion contract has been awarded to deliver the final stage of tunnelling on the mega Sydney Metro West project.
Pitt Street Station taking shape below Sydney CBD
Sitting up to 20 metres below the Sydney CBD, the new Pitt Street Station is reaching milestones every day, ahead of services commencing on Sydney Metro City & Southwest in 2024.
Central Station upgrades powering towards a greener future
Sydney Metro’s transformation of Central Station is powering ahead sustainably with the introduction of the 116-year-old station’s first solar panels.
Have a say on the new Sydney Olympic Park and Parramatta precincts
The community is once again invited to have their say on the mega Sydney Metro West project, this time on plans for two new metro precincts.
FastTracking the Future - the facts