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.

Current Works

During May excavation work will continue above and below ground to construct three new lift shafts. Construction activities will also take place inside the station, including the relocation of services and refurbishment of the public toilets.

During two weekends in May, the Liverpool Street entrance to Museum Station will be closed to allow for essential construction works to be completed. The Bathurst Street entrance will be open during these periods. Access to train services will be maintained at all times.

Day works:

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

Work taking place during this period includes:

  • Excavation of lift shafts. 
  • Demolition works to break through from the platform level to the excavated lift shaft. 
  • Construction of new lift lobbies, lift pits and lift walls.
  • Refurbishment of the public toilets. 
  • Installation of electrical, fire, mechanical and communications services.
  • Installation of tactile indicators.

Weekend and night works:

Subject to approval, 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.

Work taking place during this period includes:

  • Relocation and installation of services (such as containment cabling for CCTV) 
  • Installation of drainage
  • Painting and tiling on platforms
  • Demolition of walls for the new street level lift entry
  • Laying new concrete for the concourse floor.

More information about construction work can be found in the Museum Station Upgrade Construction Notification May 2016 (pdf 323KB).

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