The NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today revealed the locations of Sydney’s new Metro railway stations, including at Central Barangaroo with an entrance next to the headland park.
The Barangaroo station will combine a world-class Metro rail system with the city’s new global business hub at Barangaroo South. The Premier said the station would support an $8 million economic catchment within a 10-minute walk of the station, and ease congestion at Wynyard and Martin Place stations.
The station will be located underground along Hickson road, with the northern entrance at Central Barangaroo near Nawi Cove and the Cutaway cultural space. The southern entrance at Central Barangaroo has not yet been determined.
The Premier said the first tunnel boring machine would be in the ground before the end of 2018 on Stage 2 of Sydney Metro and announced investigations would begin into potentially extending metro rail from Bankstown to Liverpool.
The formal planning process for Sydney Metro City & Southwest project has begun, including:
Construction of Stage 1 of Sydney Metro – the $8.3 billion Sydney Metro Northwest – is more than half-complete and due to start passenger services in 2019 with Sydney Metro City & Southwest expected to open in 2024.
Stage 2 of Sydney Metro will involve twin tunnels stretching the entire 15 kilometres from Chatswood to Sydenham and proposed new stations at:
The NSW Government is conducting ongoing investigations into a proposed Metro station at either Waterloo or Sydney University.
To find out more, watch this short animation from Transport for NSW.