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
How many doors will open when the train stops at the station?
36 doors will open when the train stops.
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.
230-year-old history unearthed beneath Sydney Metro Parramatta
A team of archaeologists have unearthed a convict hut and historical artefacts that date as far back as 1792, during the start of work at Sydney Metro West’s Parramatta Station site.
Sydney Metro contracts lift safety and accessibility
More than 60 lifts, 140 escalators, 1300 CCTV cameras and a range of station systems equipment have been ordered for Sydney Metro West as part of two framework contracts.
Sydney Metro gets green light for all nine Sydney Metro West stations
Planning approval has been received for new precincts to transform communities along the new 24km line connecting Westmead to the Sydney CBD.
Two become one: final connection made between Sydney Metro lines
The final piece in the puzzle to connect Sydney Metro City & Southwest with the existing Metro North West Line has been completed, ahead of testing starting later this year.
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