Suburban Rail Loop - South-East


Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed


Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
Suburban Rail Loop - South-East

Prospective pipeline

Greenfield (construction) or brownfield (government asset divestment) projects needed or likely to occur within the next five years, but is not formally proposed by a state, territory or major local government.

Credibly proposed

The project or divestment is supported by a state, territory or major local government, is subject to studies or other processes (such as pre-feasibility or scoping studies or business case development), and is likely to proceed to formal announcement.   


The project has a firm commitment and timeline from a state, territory or major local government, but has not yet entered the market.

Under procurement

The project or transaction is under procurement (such as a call for Expressions of Interest, requests for tender, or another offer to the market).

Preferred bidder announced

A preferred bidder has been selected and is in exclusive negotiations.

Recently closed

Projects that have progressed to contractual close remain on ANZIP for 12 months.

ANZIP is focused only on major infrastructure activity, above the following thresholds:


Construction projects: > AUD$300m

Investable greenfield & brownfield: > AUD$100m

New Zealand

All greenfield and brownfield projects and divestments: > NZD $100 million

STATUS: Announced
TYPE: Greenfield

Project Scope

Stage One - the South-East section of the Suburban Rail Loop, is a fully tunnelled 26 kilometre rail corridor between Cheltenham in the South and Box Hill in the North. The line will pass through stations at Clayton, Monash, Glen Waverley and Burwood before reaching a new station at Box Hill. The new station in Clayton will act as a hub, connecting regional passengers to the Suburban Rail Loop.

Initial and early works are expected to begin 2022.



Key Dates

May 2019: $300 million announced in 2019-20 budget for stage one project planning

Nov 2020: Victorian Government announce $2.2 billion for early works funding to be included in 2020-21 budget

Q4 2020: Estimated start of early procurement

Q3 2022: Estimated end of procurement

Q4 2022: Estimated start of construction




Victoria Government: $2.5 billion so far announced for stage one project planning and early works funding



Project History

Nov 2020: Stage one early works in pre-qualification period from 17 November to 7 December.

Nov 2020: Victorian Government announces $2.2 billion for stage one early works to be included in 2020-21 budget.

May 2019: $300 Million announced in 2019-20 budget for stage one project planning

Last reviewed: 20/11/2020

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