Tunnel boring machines fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 29 March 2018

Tunnel boring machines fact sheet

Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are large machines that excavate below the ground surface, while simultaneously installing concrete lining units to build a tunnel.

Temporary suspension of tunnelling
Media Statements | 28 March 2018

Temporary suspension of tunnelling

On March 28 the second of the Forrestfield-Airport Link’s two tunnel-boring machines was temporarily halted.

March 2018 update
News Articles | 13 March 2018

March 2018 update

As we progress towards first trains using the Forrestfield Line in 2020, key infrastructure along the new alignment, including all three new stations, is now well into construction.

Tunnelling on track
Media Statements | 19 February 2018

Tunnelling on track

On Sunday 18 February Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti inspected tunnelling progress, walking the 1km tunnel bored by TBM Sandy

February 2018 update
News Articles | 12 February 2018

February 2018 update

We have hit the ground running this year with tunnelling progressing well and construction underway at the stations, cross-passages and emergency egress shafts.

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