News and updates
Latest updates from the Melbourne Airport Rail project.
27 Jul 2021
An Early Works Package is now out to market to kickstart construction on Melbourne Airport Rail.
28 Jun 2021
New concept designs have been unveiled to show how key areas along the Melbourne Airport Rail route might look, including upgrades to support Sunshine Station’s development into a transport superhub. We’re now inviting public feedback on scope details and concept designs at Sunshine and other locations including Albion and the Western Ring Road (M80).
12 Jun 2021
Expressions of interest are now open for pre-qualified contractors to submit their initial proposals to deliver works around Sunshine and Albion.
19 Apr 2021
Visit Rail Projects Victoria's reopened information centre, Metro Tunnel HQ in Melbourne's CBD.
29 Mar 2021
Our recent online community engagement has re-emphasised the significant community interest in Melbourne Airport Rail and the benefits it will provide for the people of metropolitan and regional Victoria.
29 Mar 2021
A new rail bridge will be built across the Maribyrnong River to bring trains to the airport for the first time.
09 Mar 2021
09 Dec 2020
We’re undertaking the planning process for Melbourne Airport Rail and are seeking community feedback on areas and issues of interest along the project route between Sunshine Station and Melbourne Airport.
21 Nov 2020
Airport trains will run through the Metro Tunnel, providing passengers with a 10-minute turn-up-and-go service from Melbourne Airport and around a 30 minute journey into the CBD.
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