Unsupported browser

For a better experience, please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Image gallery: Photos show Martin Place progress on Sydney Metro

Sydney Metro has released new images showing progress on the excavation of the cavern for the new Martin Place station.

Two road headers are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week to tunnel out the 220m long, 16m high and 14m wide cavern which is 25m below Castlereagh and Elizabeth streets.

Martin Place will be one of four new stations within Sydney’s central business district but the road headers need to excavate out more than 166,000t of rock before the new station can take shape.

Sydney Metro has said that 2,950 rock bolts, 37,000 litres of grout and 1,200m3 of sprayed concrete will be used to complete the station box.

Want to read more? Subscribe to GE’s enewsletters and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn

 

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.