Barangaroo Station Update
15th March 2021 – Media Release
Barangaroo Station $217 million contract has been awarded to BESIX Watpac. The station will take shape 30 metres underground, however, the entrance will be built next to Nawi Cove and upgrading Hickson Road.
At Nawi Cove and along Hickson Road, there will be new footpaths, trees, lighting, bike parking and street furniture, as well as a new separated cycle link.
The station fit out, which will start in October, will create 300 jobs at the peak of construction.
The station will transform access to the Walsh Bay Arts and Cultural precinct, as well as providing easy access to nearby residential, commercial and entertainment areas and the ferry hub, while taking pressure off Wynyard and Martin Place stations.
The excavation stage is complete after two years of work to remove about 650,000 tonnes of dirt and rock, enough to fill almost 100 Olympic swimming pools.
When the station opens in 2024, customers will benefit from fast travel times to Barangaroo of about 44 minutes from Rouse Hill, 26 minutes from Belmore, 24 minutes from Epping and just three minutes from Victoria Cross Station.
Barangaroo Station Features
- New bike parking within the precinct
- New configuration of bus stops close to the station entry
- New kiss and ride and taxi facilities
- Wayfinding signage and Sydney Metro information within the precinct
- Transport and access arrangements are being developed in consultation with Infrastructure NSW.
Barangaroo Station Construction
The main construction activities at the Barangaroo Station site include:
- Launching and supporting the tunnel boring machine (TBM) under Sydney Harbour to the Blues Point temporary retrieval site
- Retrieving the cutter heads and shields of the two tunnel boring machines that tunnelled from the Marrickville dive site
- Excavation and construction of the future Barangaroo Station
- Excavation and construction of a large crossover cavern
- Barging spoil.
Read the Media Release here.
Source: Sydney Metro
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