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 September we will focus on the construction of the three new lift lobbies. 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:

  • Continued construction of lift lobbies and lift cars
  • Glass installation at street level for the lift that will connect Liverpool Street to the station concourse
  • Installation of electrical, fire, mechanical and communications services
  • Installation of wayfinding signage inside the station
  • Construction of a new family accessible toilet
  • Painting, floor resurfacing and tile repairs on the concourse
  • Removal of the site sheds and truck turntable
  • Removal and delivery of construction materials

More information about this work can be found in:

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

Wednesday 7 September to Friday 9 September

During this period, the project team will be working at night on Elizabeth Street near Liverpool Street to remove a temporary services pit in the bus lane and reinstate the pedestrian footpath. 

Subject to approval and weather permitting work to set up a temporary lane closure will start at 8pm on each night of work. All work will finish by 6am the following day. 

More information about this work can be found in:

Saturday 10 September to Saturday 17 September

We will be working during two weekends between 10 and 17 September to complete roadworks and resurface the footpath on Elizabeth Street and at the station entrance on 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