October 29, 2021
Rail infrastructure offers competitive edge for Riverina canola oil producer
Each September, the Riverina is blanketed in yellow with canola fields in full bloom. Year round an integrated oilseed crushing and refining plant in Wagga Wagga is busy creating a superior oil for the food industry and vegetable protein meal for poultry, dairy and animal feed.
October 18, 2021
Improved mobile telecommunications in northwest has a nice ring to it
Residents of North West New South Wales will enjoy greater mobile phone coverage thanks to new and improved telecommunications infrastructure being delivered as part of the Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail.
September 13, 2021
Riverina cotton farmers eye Inland Rail benefits
In a decade, Southern Cotton in the NSW Riverina has grown from a first-year production of 166,000 bales to a total of 1.5 million bales bound for the Port of Melbourne.
September 3, 2021
Sketching out the Inland Rail Delivery Strategy
In September 2020, we announced the Inland Rail Delivery Strategy. This included a change to our procurement process to make it more collaborative, projects smaller and less complicated, and with more opportunities for industry to participate.
September 3, 2021
North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project update – September 2021
We’re working closely with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) as they complete their assessment of the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project and meeting with local industry groups to increase our understanding of issues currently impacting the region.
August 27, 2021
Forbes accommodation ready to welcome Inland Rail
The Town & Country Motor Inn in Forbes is already enjoying a booming business with the increase in domestic travel to regional Australia, and Inland Rail will be a welcomed addition to the town’s accommodation sector.
July 26, 2021
Expression of Interest for southern NSW construction
An Expression of Interest (EOI) to deliver the Albury to Illabo and Stockinbingal to Parkes brownfield enhancement projects was issued to approved registrants on 22 July.
July 9, 2021
Economic benefits of Inland Rail flow far and wide across regional Australia
The economic benefits from Inland Rail continue to flow throughout regional Australia with a $67 million contract for culverts to be manufactured out of Tamworth in New South Wales.
July 8, 2021
Historic Forbes pub eyes future with Inland Rail
In 1887, Sir Henry Parkes stood on the balcony of Forbes’ Vandenberg Hotel, then known as the Court House Hotel, and spoke to about 2000 people assembled on the street below. It was the beginning of his fourth term in politics and he was leading the charge to improve railways.
July 8, 2021
Inland Rail enables logistic efficiencies for Howlong pet food business
Innovative pet nutrition company Staughton Group puts 40 containers a week on the freight rail system from its Howlong plant in southern NSW to supply domestic and global markets.