Narrabri to North Star (Phase 1) ISCA

November 30, 2020

Narrabri to North Star (Phase 1) ISCA “Excellent” IS Design rating certification

Narrabri to North Star (Phase 1) project is the first Inland Rail project to be verified for an Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating. The IS rating is a comprehensive system for evaluating sustainability across design, construction and operation phases of infrastructure projects and assets. It is administered by the Infrastructure Council of Australia which is a member based industry association with the purpose of enabling sustainability outcomes in infrastructure. Narrabri to North Star (Phase 1) project achieved an ‘excellent’ rating for its design.

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.

Inland Rail Annual Sustainability Report 2019-20 cover

November 3, 2020

Annual Sustainability Report 2019-2020

This is the second annual sustainability report for ARTC Inland Rail reporting on environmental, social and economic benefits realised during the 2019-2020 financial year and progress against key sustainability objectives and targets.

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.

Preserving Flora and Fauna fact sheet

September 7, 2020

Flora and fauna in Victoria fact sheet

Fact sheet with information about our approach to minimising impacts on native plants and animals along the Inland Rail corridor in Victoria.

Concrete calverts are unloaded off a truck and installed by a crane, at a construction area on the Parkes to Narromine project

August 6, 2020

Concrete evidence of our commitment to innovation in sustainability

In keeping with our commitment to embrace innovation in sustainability, Inland Rail is the first rail infrastructure project in Australia to install certified carbon neutral concrete culverts.

Noise and vibration monitor.

June 25, 2020

Designing a foundation for success

Inland Rail is being designed and built to ensure ARTC delivers a modern national transport supply chain that will support Australia’s economic development for at least the next 100 years.

Rail wood sleepers

May 29, 2020

Sleeper testing

Last month, we conducted condition and contamination assessments of the timber sleepers along the project alignment.

Local community groups can apply for sponsorships

May 22, 2020

New round of Community sponsorships and donations open

Are you a community group or organisation which contributes to local and regional prosperity, wellbeing or sustainability?

Bridge construction

May 22, 2020

Keeping it green for World Environment Day

We encourage our suppliers and partners to build a sustainability culture to deliver positive outcomes for local environments, supply chains and communities.

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