NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Sydney Metro

Sydney Metro is a new standalone railway which will include 39 metro stations and more than 90km of new metro rail, from Rouse Hill to Bankstown through Sydney’s CBD and from Westmead to Sydney’s CBD.

Below you will find links to project-specific pages for the parts of Sydney Metro that have obtained planning approval or are currently progressing through the planning assessment process.

Artist impression of Crows Nest over station development (September 2020)

The concept application for an over station development above the approved Crows Nest Metro station was approved in December 2020.

Artist impression of the proposed plaza around the Hills Showground Metro station.

A State Significant Development concept application for a mixed-use development adjacent to the Hills Showground metro station was approved in January 2021.

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Sydney Metro is made up of Sydney Metro Northwest, Sydney Metro City and Southwest and Sydney Metro West.

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The new Martin Place Metro Station Precinct will include the new Martin Place metro station and two new commercial buildings above the above the northern and southern entrances.

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A State Significant Development Application for a concept proposal near the Bella Vista metro station is currently under assessment.

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A State Significant Development Application for a concept proposal near the Kellyville metro station is currently under assessment.

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The new Pitt Street Metro station will include two new towers integrated with the station below the ground. Both concept applications for Pitt Street North and South were approved in June 2019.

Artist impression of Dulwich Hill Metro Station. Source: Sydney Metro

The Sydenham to Bankstown upgrade was approved in December 2018. This project will upgrade 13km of the Sydney Trains T3 Bankstown Line and convert 10 stations between Sydenham and Bankstown to metro standards. Sydney Metro submitted a modification application which was exhibited between 21 May to 4 June 2020.

Artist impression of Tallawong Station Precinct South.

The Concept Proposal for Tallawong Station Precinct South was approved in February 2019. A modification to the concept proposal and development application for the detailed design have now been submitted. Both applications are currently under assessment.

Artist impression of Airport Terminal Station on proposed Western Sydney Airport line.,

The Sydney Metro Western Sydney Airport project is a driverless metro railway line between St Marys and Bringelly, which will service the future Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport and the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

Artist’s impression of Westmead metro station. Photo courtesy of Sydney Metro.

Sydney Metro West will connect Greater Parramatta with the Sydney CBD. The line will service Westmead, Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park, The Bays Precinct and the Sydney CBD linking new communities to rail services.

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Victoria Cross station will be a Sydney Metro station located in North Sydney beneath Miller Street to the north of the Pacific Highway.

Artist’s impression of proposed publicly accessible square for Waterloo Metro quarter over station development, with residential (left) and commercial buildings (right rear), and metro station southern entrance.

The proposed Waterloo Metro Quarter is an integrated station development combining the approved station and a separate over station development.