Digging Deeper: Cross passages on the Metro Tunnel

With our tunnel boring makers more than midway through tunnelling, work is now underway to complete the crucial safety functions of our tunnels ahead of 2025.

We recently captured up with our expert on all things tunnelling, Adam Gorny, who walked us through the process of delicately mining and constructing cross passages.

There will be 26 cross passages in the City Tunnel to enable emergency services and guests to move in between the twin tunnels.

About Rail Projects Victoria

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Federal government body accountable for the advancement and shipment of the City Tunnel Job, Regional Rail Revival and Melbourne Airport Rail.

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Visit the Rail Projects Victoria website http://railprojects.vic.gov.au
Go To the Metro Tunnel website https://metrotunnel.vic.gov.au
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Check Out the Melbourne Airport Rail site https://airportrail.vic.gov.au/

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