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: February 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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"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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"Much needed upgrade ... looks brilliant!"

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"Looks magnificent, and it'll be worth the wait in the end. The construction of this metro railway, and the rejuvenation of Central station, is the best thing that's happened here in decades. With every infrastructure project will of course come criticism, but that's inevitable. Regardless however, I hope the team at Metro stands firm with what they aim to achieve - to deliver a transport system that will be beneficial for Sydney for decades to come."

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"Looks Magnificent. Can€™t wait for opening day."

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"Yes! Can't wait for this to kick off. The stations will look amazing when it's all finished (plus having lifts will be great!). And changing between Light Rail and Metro more easily at Dulwich Hill will be a bonus :)"

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"Great news. The obvious extension of the network and frees up space in the city circle."

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"Got along today - thanks to Sydney Metro for giving Sydneysiders the chance to see their new stations up close, before services start. A great idea!"

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"Love the design of the stations and their canopies"

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"All southbound lanes of King Georges Rd are now open."

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"This breakdown has been cleared. All lanes of the Eastern Distributor are now open."

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"MOORE PARK: 1 of 2 southbound lanes of the Eastern Distributor is closed approaching Cleveland St due to a car brea…"

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"All southbound lanes of Ryde Rd are now open. Traffic is still heavy."

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"PYMBLE: 2 of 3 southbound lanes of Ryde Rd are closed at Minnamurra Av due to a crash involving a bus and a pedestr…"

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"SOUTH HURSTVILLE: 1 of 3 southbound lanes of King Georges Rd is closed near Blakesley Rd due to a car crash. Traffic is heavy."

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"This crash has been cleared and all southbound lanes are now open on the bridge. Continue to allow extra travel tim…"

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"All westbound lanes of Henry Lawson Dr are now open. Heavy traffic is easing."

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"SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE: 1 southbound lane is closed due to a car crash on the southern side of the bridge. Traffic is heavy."

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"RT @T1SydneyTrains: ✅ Opal Card readers are now working as normal at Chatswood. Apologies for any inconvenience caused."


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

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