Museum Station Easy Access Upgrade

Transport for NSW is making changes at Museum Station to improve access for customers.

The project includes:

  • A new lift connecting the entry of the station on the corner of Elizabeth and Liverpool streets and the underground station concourse.
  • Two new lifts connecting the station concourse with the platforms.
  • An accessible ramp at the station entrance.
  • A new family accessible toilet.
  • Refurbishment of the toilets within the concourse.

The NSW Government is delivering major projects to reduce traffic congestion and improve public transport to, from and within the CBD. Visit the Tomorrow’s Sydney website External website​ for more information about other projects under construction in the CBD.

Current Works

Excavation for the project is now complete and during August we will focus on the construction of the three concrete lift shafts inside the excavated areas. Work will also take place inside of the station to refurbish station facilities.

Day works:

  • 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday.
  • 8am to 1pm Saturday.

Work taking place during this period includes:

  • Construction of three concrete lift shafts inside the excavated areas.
  • Demolition of two walls and installation of new steel and glass at street level for the lift that will connect Liverpool Street to the station concourse.
  • Construction of three lift lobbies inside the station.
  • Refurbishment of the Station Office and public toilets.
  • Fixtures and finishes inside the station including installation of services (such as CCTV), wayfinding signage, painting and tiling.
  • Construction of a new family accessible toilet on the station concourse. 
  • Painting and repair of tiles on the station concourse.
  • Installation of tactile indicators.
  • Delivery and removal of construction material.

Weekend and night works:

Work inside the station may take place at any time. Scheduled weekend and night work times are:

  • 6pm to 10pm Monday to Friday
  • 1pm to 10pm Saturday
  • 8am to 6pm Sunday

Liverpool Street entrance weekend closures

Subject to approval, the Liverpool Street entrance to Museum Station will be closed to allow for essential construction work to be completed. 

The Bathurst Street entrance will be open whenever the Liverpool Street entrance is closed and access to train services will be maintained at all times. 

More information about this work can be found in:

Temporary lane closures Sunday 14 August to Thursday 25 August

Subject to approval, we will be working for up to five nights during a two week period to remove construction hoardings and the steel structure facing Elizabeth Street near the corner of Liverpool Street.

More information about this work can be found in:

Planning documents

Media releases

Construction starts on Museum Station upgrade (27 May 2015)

Slideshow Images (Links below display larger version of images:)
Artist's impression of Museum Station Concourse
Museum Station Easy Access Upgrade diagram
Artist's impression of Museum Station Concourse 2