Barnaby Joyce with Rebecca Pickering at First Grain Train press conference

December 22, 2021

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 project builds momentum

The Phase 2 section of the Narrabri to North Star project includes upgrading 13km of track from Alice Street, Moree across the Mehi-Gwydir floodplain to the eastern side of the Moree Gun Club. It also includes 1.6km of new track at Camurra, north of Moree.

Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Barnaby Joyce, stand with other people at opening of Inland Rail Stage 2 construction for Narrabri to North Star

December 22, 2021

Construction update December 2021

The last few months have been very busy with the upgrade of track between Bellata and South Moree. On Sunday 31 October 2021, our contractor Trans4m Rail successfully handed back 29km of upgraded track to ARTC as part of the Inland Rail Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project.

Inland Rail staff members at a Border to Gowrie draft Environmental Impact Statement public exhibition information session in 2021

December 22, 2021

Border to Gowrie project update December 2021

2021 was a milestone year for the project with the Border to Gowrie draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) released for public comment earlier this year. Read on for a snapshot of the year that was and what we’re looking forward to in 2022.

Mount Lofty, Toowoomba Queensland

December 16, 2021

Gowrie to Kagaru 2021 in review

As 2021 draws to a close, the Gowrie to Kagaru team would like to thank our communities for their contributions as our three projects continue to build momentum.

Gowrie to Helidon community information session at Murphy’s Creek

December 16, 2021

Check out the latest Gowrie to Helidon video update

The Gowrie to Helidon project completed its draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) public notification period on 25 October 2021 and we thank the local community for their submissions. A total of 60 submissions were received by the Office of the Coordinator-General.

closeup of rail line and ballast

December 7, 2021

ARTC appoints Martinus as preferred proponent for rail corridor program

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has appointed Australian owned contractor Martinus as the preferred contractor for the delivery of the Rail Corridor Program for Inland Rail sections in New South Wales and Southern Queensland.

Inland Rail community engagement team members

November 18, 2021

North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project update November 2021

We’re continuing to work with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) to determine the draft conditions of approval for the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project, collaborating with our preferred civil works proponent, Freight Connect, and welcoming both new and familiar faces to the engagement team.

train next to grain silos on new section of track between Narrabri to North Star

November 1, 2021

All aboard new 29km of Inland Rail

Farmers in North West New South Wales gearing up for another bumper harvest year will benefit from a new 29km of track on the Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail.

Benalla train station

October 20, 2021

ARTC to recommend station precinct modifications for Benalla Station

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has backed a modification of the Benalla station precinct through the Inland Rail project, in line with the necessary safety and technical requirements.

Document thumb for the Albury to Illabo Community Information Session Presentation - 7 October 2021

October 7, 2021

Albury to Illabo community information session presentation – 7 October 2021

The presentation from the 7 October Albury to Illabo Community Information Session. The presentation includes the proposed finalised reference design.

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