Sydney's new 21st-centuryrailway network is coming.
Sydney Metro Northwest is stage oneof Sydney Metro, Australia's biggestpublic transport project.
We've already finished buildingAustralia's longest railway tunnels, twin 15-kilometre tunnelsbetween Bella Vista and Epping.
It's the first timein Australian history that four mega tunnelboring machines were used on a transport project, highlighting the size of this world-scaleinfrastructure investment.
Workers went underwayon the Skytrain – a four-kilometre elevated viaductbetween Bella Vista and Rouse Hill, which features a landmarkcable-stayed railway bridge over Windsor Road.
Sydney's new modern Metro trainshave moved from the design stage and are now in production.
Sydney Metro Northwest is Australia'sfirst fully automated railway.
Services start inthe first half of 2019.
This new system includesAustralian-first technology like platform screen doors which keep people and objectslike prams away from the edge, allowing trains to get in and outof stations much faster.
With a new Metro trainevery four minutes in the peak, 15 trains an hour,customers won't need a timetable.
You'll just turn up and go.
With eight new railway stations,five upgraded stations, and 4,000 new commutercar parking spaces, this $8.
3-billion projectwill change the way of life for Sydney's booming northwest.
But this is just the start ofSydney's new 21st-century railway.
Sydney Metro is being extended from the northwestunder Sydney Harbour through new underground stationsin the CBD and beyond.
All up, that's 31 Metro stations, and more than 65 kilometresof new Metro rail in operation by 2024.
Sydney Metro – Australia's biggestpublic transport project.