Behind the fence: look into the future


Sydney Metro Northwest project cost

3,287 solar panels installed

at Sydney Metro Trains Facility, Rouse Hill generating approximately 1.5 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year.


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

Quiz finished.

Tunnel length

2.8 km Sydney Harbour Tunnel

9 km North Connex

31 km New Sydney Metro tunnels

Australia’s longest railway tunnels

Major award win for our railway bridge

Our Sydney Metro railway bridge is 270m long.

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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: June 2019

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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"Amazing! Keep up the good work. The Metro is the best thing to happen to Western Sydney in a Very long time!"

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"Gives me another option instead of driving to Kellyville from Central Coast. Love it!"

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"I really enjoyed the ride on the Sydney metro. A great experience I won't ever forget for the rest of my life"

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"Absolutely brilliant. Such a fantastic design, engineering and construction project. Attention to detail is amazing"

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"Thursday morning, wonderful weather. Walking from Hornsby station, through the weekly Organic Market. People are talking positively about a new driverless train that are run by operators in a control room at Rouse Hill. They understand it's about to start taking passengers. No one seems at all concerned by anything, other than how soon they can start using it."

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"The future of Sydney public transport is exciting and finally catching up with other great cities."

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"Fantastic. I'll be on it. Should make a 2 hour bus trip down to under an hour. Without getting on an annoying bus."

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"Wow, looks Fantastic. Looking forward to it."

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"I think this is great. Wynyard is a good example of how old stations can be transformed into functional accessible ones. Looks like Central will be as good, if not better."

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"A world class look"

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"This crash has been cleared and there are no delays for motorists."

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"BONDI: Curlewis St is closed to westbound traffic due to a crash involving a bus & pedestrian at Old South Head Rd.…"

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"DARLINGHURST: All lanes have reopened on Flinders St after an earlier crash involving a car & bus at South Dowling…"

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"DARLINGHURST: Avoid Flinders St at South Dowling St due to a crash involving a bus and a car. Diversions in place. Traffic is heavy."

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"SYDNEY CBD: All lanes of York St are now open at Druitt St after a broken down bus was moved."

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"SYDNEY CBD: 1 of 3 southbound lanes of York St is closed approaching Druitt St due to a bus breakdown."

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"MASCOT: All southbound lanes of General Holmes Dr are now open at Mill Pond Dr after an earlier car crash."

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"CAMPERDOWN: Westbound traffic conditions are back to normal on Cleveland St after an earlier car crash approaching City Rd."

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"MASCOT: 1 of 3 southbound lanes of General Holmes Dr is closed at Mill Pond Dr due to a car crash. Allow extra travel time."

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"CAMPERDOWN: 1 of 2 westbound lanes of Cleveland St is closed approaching City Rd due to a car crash. Allow extra travel time."


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

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