Designs for Melbourne Metro Unveiled

9 September 2009 (Last Updated September 9th, 2009 18:30)

The Australian Government has unveiled the design for a $100m new station and underground rail line as part of the Melbourne Metro project. The $4.8bn Melbourne Metro project comes under the $38bn Victorian Transport Plan to link Flinders Street and Melbourne Central stations.

The Australian Government has unveiled the design for a $100m new station and underground rail line as part of the Melbourne Metro project.

The $4.8bn Melbourne Metro project comes under the $38bn Victorian Transport Plan to link Flinders Street and Melbourne Central stations.

Preconstruction work such as soil and engineering testing is expected to start by the end of this year, while construction of the Melbourne Metro is expected to begin in 2012.