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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"HOMEBUSH: Heavy southbound traffic is easing on Homebush Bay Dr after an earlier broken down truck at the M4. All lanes have reopened."

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"💡 Morisset Station: Due to a power outage, station lights and Opal Card facilities are currently not working. Ple…"

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"ROSEBERY: All lanes have reopened on Gardeners Rd after a crash involving a car and a bus at Dunning Ave. Diversion…"

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"LIDCOMBE: Heavy westbound traffic is easing on the M4 after an earlier car and truck crash approaching Silverwater…"

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"ROSEBERY: One eastbound lane has reopened on Gardeners Rd after a crash involving a car and bus at Dunning Ave. Div…"

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"HOMEBUSH: Southbound traffic is heavy on Homebush Bay Dr due to a broken down truck at the M4. One southbound lane…"

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"ROSEBERY: Gardeners Rd is closed eastbound due to a crash involving a car and bus at Dunning Ave. 1 westbound lane…"

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"ROSEBERY: Gardeners Rd is closed eastbound due to a crash involving a car and bus at Dunning Ave. Traffic is being…"

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"SYLVANIA: Heavy southbound traffic is easing on the Princes Hwy after an earlier car crash approaching Port Hacking…"

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"GRANVILLE: All westbound lanes have reopened on the M4 after a car crash approaching James Ruse Dr. The vehicles ha…"


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

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