Daroobalgie sleeper deliveries

In May 2023, transport operators working on behalf of ARTC Inland Rail will deliver concrete sleepers to Daroobalgie.



May 2023 - May 2023

Working hours

7am to 6pm Monday to Friday

8am to 1pm Saturdays


Hoopers Road, Daroobalgie Road and Newell Highway

  • Forbes
  • Daroobalgie
Local Government Area
  • Forbes Shire Council

Work being done

Commencing Monday 15 May 2023, transport operators working on behalf of ARTC Inland Rail will deliver concrete sleepers to Daroobalgie, north of Forbes in preparation for the construction of a 2.2km crossing loop.

Works will also include enabling works to the access road into the rail corridor near the level crossing on Daroobalgie Road commencing Monday 8 May 2023.

Works will occur mostly within the existing rail corridor and road reserves. Site access will be via local roads and existing access tracks wherever possible.

When are delivery works occurring?
These works are expected to commence on Monday 8 May and will be completed by Saturday 20 May 2023.

See map at the bottom of the page showing the areas of traffic control, proposed access and temporary loading area at Daroobalgie.

What can I expect?

  • Construction machinery and equipment operating on site
  • temporary lane closures to enable truck access
  • delivery of materials and equipment to site
  • increased truck traffic on surrounding roads
  • some potential noise, vibration and dust impacts
  • reduced road speeds and traffic control on Daroobalgie Road.

Traffic Impacts
Traffic control, safety signage and reduced speed limits will be in place on the following roads on approach to the level crossing:

  • Hoopers Road
  • Daroobalgie Road
  • Newell Highway

Daroobalgie Road and the level crossing will remain open under traffic control.

Machinery used

  • Small and large trucks
  • front end loader
  • graders
  • rollers
  • water cart
  • hand tools
  • excavators
  • light vehicles and work trucks.

How we’re managing impacts

  • Traffic controls will be in place to manage traffic
  • Property access will be maintained for all impacted residents
  • Mitigation measures will be in place for works generating noise or dust


Phone: 1800 732 761

Email: inlandrailnsw@artc.com.au

Post: Inland Rail, GPO Box 14, Sydney NSW 2001


Thank you for your patience and cooperation while these deliveries are completed.

Daroobalgie Road and Hoopers Road – sleeper deliveries – red indicates traffic control area, blue indicates site access and temporary storage areas

Image of sleeper deliveries areas in Daroobalgie in May 2023