Posts Tagged ‘tunnels’

Melbourne’s rail network emergency response vehicles

If something ever goes wrong in Melbourne’s City Loop tunnels, emergency responders need a way to get to the scene of the incident. The first problem Walking along the tracks will take forever – each section of concrete slab track has a hole in the middle! So emergency trolleys were provided at each entrance to […]

CityLink’s clever tunnelling technologies

With all of the recent talk about the construction of the Melbourne Metro rail tunnels beneath Swanston Street and the Yarra River, it seems that many people have forgotten how our last major tunnel project was built – CityLink.

West Gate Freeway at CityLink

How deep are Melbourne’s City Loop tunnels?

Melbourne’s City Loop – if you racing to catch a train from the lowest level of Parliament station, it feels like you are taking a journey to the centre of the earth. But how deep are the stations in reality?

Climbing out of Parliament station