Director Engagement Environment & Property Rebecca Pickering holding the 2019-20 Sustainability Report

December 2, 2020

Inland Rail project exceeds targets for sustainable practices

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) exceeded its sustainability targets on the first completed section of the railway project between Parkes and Narromine with the redeployment of more than 98% of the existing steel rail track and recycling nearly 47,000 timber sleepers.

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, Gilgandra Shire Council Acting Mayor Ash Walker and Inland Rail Project Director (Narromine to Narrabri) Duncan Mitchell

November 27, 2020

Inland Rail water bores set to provide long-term benefits to Gilgandra Shire communities

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has entered into a partnership with the Gilgandra Shire Council to explore the drilling of four bores across the Gilgandra Shire over the next two years, as part of the Inland Rail project in the region.

Kagaru to Acacia Ridge and Bromelton Project Newsletter - Novemb

November 25, 2020

November 2020 project update for Kagaru to Acacia Ridge & Bromelton

The Kagaru to Acacia Ridge and Bromelton project is nearing the completion of design and environmental investigations required for the primary approvals document. During this stage, we have consulted and collected feedback on various aspects of the project and our engineers are using it to inform the design of the project.

Document thumbnail of Appendix D of the Border to Gowrie route selection information paper

August 31, 2020

Information to support assessment of routes for Inland Rail in the Border to Gowrie project section: Appendix D

Large format versions of the maps from Appendix D of the Information to support assessment of routes for Inland Rail in the Border to Gowrie project section document.

Thumbnail image of the cover page of the Information to support assessment of routes for Inland Rail in the Border to Gowrie project section document

August 31, 2020

Information to support assessment of routes for Inland Rail in the Border to Gowrie project section

This document includes information provided by Inland Rail to support the independent assessment of the proposed alternative routes via Cecil Plains for the NSW/Qld Border to Gowrie project section.

Gore highway near the township of Pittsworth - South East Facing

November 4, 2020

November 2020 project update for Border to Gowrie

Last month on the Border to Gowrie project we continued to meet with community members at our Yelarbon and Pittsworth drop-in sessions, launched a new project procurement and packaging plan, and helped Southbrook Central State School plant trees for the future.

ARTC team member in discussion with community members

November 4, 2020

Current and upcoming field investigations

Field investigations and surveys will occur on public land, road reserves and the Queensland Rail corridor. Investigations on private property will be arranged on a voluntary basis with individual landowners. All investigations are weather permitting.

The Island Road and Narrabri Viaduct

October 29, 2020

Environmental Impact Statement progress

The Narromine to Narrabri Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is expected to be lodged with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment in December 2020.

Rail bridge over a river

October 23, 2020

October 2020 project update for Stockinbingal to Parkes

Inland Rail has appointed engineering consultancy WSP Australia to deliver the reference and detailed design and accompanying approvals documentation for the Stockinbingal to Parkes project.

I2S project map

October 23, 2020

October 2020 project update for Illabo to Stockinbingal

We will continue site investigations across October and November and hold meetings with landowners and key stakeholders about the flood study.

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