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.
Sydenham metro station nears completion
Sydenham Station is one step closer to being ready for Sydney Metro services, with a new station entrance and a new pedestrian concourse opening to the public in the coming weeks as part of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project.
Track laying nearly complete through the city
Track laying through the city is more than 95 per cent complete in the 15.5 kilometre metro twin tunnels, as part of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project.
Platforms and escalators installed at Barangaroo Station
Construction continues inside the cavern and on the surface at Barangaroo station, with installation of station platforms and escalators recently completed.
Western Sydney businesses to help build new airport metro line
A $538.5 million contract for the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport project has been awarded to a joint venture between CPB Contractors and Western Sydney group, United Infrastructure.
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