August 2018 update
News Articles | 20 August 2018

August 2018 update

After leaving the Airport Central Station box in June, tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace has hit another milestone tunnelling a total of 2.5km from the dive structure in Forrestfield.

Pipe connector failure on tunnel one
Media Statements | 4 August 2018

Pipe connector failure on tunnel one

Around noon on Friday August 3 a pipe connector for a high-pressure air pipe in one of the Forrestfield-Airport Link tunnels failed, releasing fresh air into the tunnel.

 

 

Environment and heritage fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 27 July 2018

Environment and heritage fact sheet

One of the benefits of building the new Forrestfield line underground is the reduced footprint and impact to the natural environment, local residents and businesses.

July 2018 update
News Articles | 26 July 2018

July 2018 update

In another exciting project milestone, both TBMs have now left Airport Central Station to tunnel the 2.8km towards Redcliffe Station.

Noise and vibration fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 26 June 2018

Noise and vibration fact sheet

A number of construction sites have been created along the project’s 8.5 km route and each site has potential noise and vibration sources.

Property condition survey fact sheet
Fact Sheets | 26 June 2018

Property condition survey fact sheet

Before works begin, property condition surveys will be completed on buildings adjacent to construction sites.

June 2018 update
News Articles | 15 June 2018

June 2018 update

Following TBM Grace’s arrival at Airport Central Station on May 8, TBM Sandy also broke though into the station’s underground box late last month.

Tunnel boring machines reach Airport Central Station
Media Statements | 21 May 2018

Tunnel boring machines reach Airport Central Station

The two tunnel boring machines for the Forrestfield-Airport Link have now reached Airport Central Station - about a quarter of the way into their 8km journey to Bayswater.

May 2018 update
News Articles | 11 May 2018

May 2018 update

In one of the project's biggest milestones to date, TBM Grace broke through into the underground station box at Airport Central Station on the evening of Tuesday May 8, 2018.

April 2018 update
News Articles | 19 April 2018

April 2018 update

TBM Grace resumed tunnelling this month and has now successfully installed 1034 rings. The restart follows the completion of a comprehensive review into tunnelling operations.

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