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16 Jul 2018
First steps for Olympic Stairs at Central Station

Train customers will start noticing changes on some Central Station platforms during July as temporary hoarding is installed as part of Sydney Metro works.

Hoarding is being installed on a section of platforms 20-21 and 22-23 to enable construction of temporary stairs which will ensure customers can continue to access the Olympic Tunnel, through to the Grand Concourse, while Central Walk is being constructed.

The work will not impact platform access, however customers should take note of the hoardings and follow the directions of Sydney Trains staff.

The temporary Olympic Stairs are scheduled to open at the end of 2018 and will remain in place until the end of 2022.

This is the first step in the renewal of Central Station, bringing new entrances and simpler interchanges that will make life easier for customers.

Central Station metro platforms will be located within the exciting Central Station precinct, about 16 metres underground and below intercity rail service platforms 13, 14 and 15.

Transport for NSW has contracted Laing O’Rourke to deliver the new Sydney Metro platforms under Central Station and the landmark Central Walk – a new underground pedestrian concourse to help customers get around Sydney’s busiest railway station.

Early site investigations and enabling works are underway, ahead of construction starting later in 2018.

Sydney Metro is Australia’s biggest public transport project. It will transform Sydney, delivering more trains and faster services for customers across the network.

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