TBM Sandy starts tunnelling at Forrestfield
Media Statements | 26 October 2017

TBM Sandy starts tunnelling at Forrestfield

A second TBM has officially begun tunnelling at Forrestfield, as part of the $1.86 billion METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link project.

Construction Overview fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 23 October 2017

Construction Overview fact sheet

Salini Impregilo – NRW Joint Venture will design and build 8km of underground rail tunnels and three new train stations.

Environment and Heritage fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 23 October 2017

Environment and Heritage fact sheet

Environmental management is a key priority during construction of the Forrestfield-Airport Link. Building the new line underground will reduce the impact to the natural environment, local residents and businesses.

Tunnel Segments fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 23 October 2017

Tunnel Segments fact sheet

The Forrestfield-Airport Link’s two tunnels will be constructed with 54,000 concrete segments. A Forrestfield warehouse has been transformed into a facility to batch the concrete and create segments to line the two tunnels.

Emergency Egress Shafts fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 23 October 2017

Emergency Egress Shafts fact sheet

Emergency egress shafts provide safe exit points in the event of an emergency, and access to the Forrestfield Line's twin-bored tunnels for maintenance,

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