Riverina Oils is on the doorstep of the Inland Rail Albury to Illabo alignment and the Riverina Intermodal Freight Terminal

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.

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and group of people.

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.

Southern Cotton employees inspecting bales

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.

Aerial view of sleepers being laid on a section of the Inland Rail alignment

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.

Goondiwindi Regional Council Councillor Jason Watts, Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Terri-Ann Crothers and Inland Rail engagement manager Naomi Tonscheck

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.

Lynette Whiting, Manager of Town and Country Motel in Forbes

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.

Aerial view of existing Stockinbingal-Parkes line, south of Parkes, New South Wales.

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.

Deputy Prime Minister speaking to workers on the Narrabri to North Star Inland Rail project

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.

Grant Clifton and Kim Featherston are the faces of the Vandenberg Hotel

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.

Edward Staughton with his puppy

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.

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