31 July - 01 August, 2018 | Rydges Sydney Central , Sydney, Australia

Paul Thomas


Deputy Director, Tunneling & Underground Stations
Melbourne Metro Rail Authority


9:30 AM CASE STUDY: How Developers of Melbourne's Metro Tunnel will Increase Network Capacity and Functionality through Modern Tunneling Techniques

The Melbourne Metro tunnel project will offer five new underground stations which will provide much needed relief to congested networks. The aim is to move towards a metro style network that allowed commuters to simply turn up and go.

  • Why Melbourne needs this tunnel
  • How developers plan to tunnel through challenging conditions and what methods will be use
  • Exploring strategies to mitigate risks and ensure for safe tunnelling practises


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