Main site features
Burwood North Station will strengthen the thriving business and retail centre to the south of Parramatta Road, and provide a new fast, frequent and reliable transport link for the community north of Parramatta Road.
The station will take the pressure off the existing bus network along Parramatta and Burwood roads as well as Burwood Station.
Access and entry
Two new station entrances on Burwood Road to the north and south of Parramatta Road.
Burwood North Station will be located at the corner of Burwood and Parramatta roads, with entrances on both the north and south sides of Parramatta Road.
Station excavation and tunnelling
In July 2021, Sydney Metro awarded Acciona Construction Australia Pty Ltd and Ferrovial Construction (Australia) Pty Ltd Joint Venture the contract to deliver 11 kilometres of twin metro rail tunnels between Sydney Olympic Park and The Bays.
These works at Burwood North include:
- Site establishment and demolition – installing hoarding, demolishing buildings, protecting and/or relocating utilities, transport network modifications, conducting investigations, installing staff facilities and services to the construction site, installing piles and initial excavation
- Excavating the station box – to a depth of 30 metres (approximately 10 storeys)
- Excavating a crossover cavern – using a roadheader and/or excavators with rock hammer attachments
- Removing excavated material – via trucks through Paramatta Road.