Double-stacked train passing through a level crossing

February 26, 2021

ARTC awards $30 million contract for signalling design for Inland Rail project

ARTC has awarded a contract worth more than $30 million for signalling and signalling civil design for significant sections of the Inland Rail project.

Media release
Flagstone State Community College students attending Grand Opportunities launch.

February 23, 2021

Inland Rail Skills Academy helping students prepare for the real world

ARTC's Inland Rail Skills Academy will today launch a pilot program aimed at helping high school students gain work experience and skills development in the rail and STEM industries.

Media release
Bradman Street looking toward rail line at New Beith

February 10, 2021

Inland Rail Kagaru to Acacia Ridge and Bromelton Community Consultative Committee welcomes new members

The Inland Rail Community Consultative Committee (CCC) for the Kagaru to Acacia Ridge and Bromelton section of the project has welcomed several new members who will take up their roles for the first time at the 22 February meeting in Algester.

Media release
ARTC Inland Rail CEO Richard Wankmuller

February 5, 2021

Richard Wankmuller to retire as ARTC Inland Rail CEO

After three years at the helm, Mr Richard Wankmuller will be retiring mid this year as Chief Executive Officer of Inland Rail at the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC).

Ministerial release
Aerial photo of a Rail turnout

January 20, 2021

Inland Rail contracts turnout big for Aussie made

Regional Victoria will reap ongoing benefits after the Australian Rail Track Corporation signed an $80 million contract for the local manufacture of Inland Rail turnouts by Vossloh Cogifer’s Australian facilities.

Ministerial release
A view of the railroad track near Back Trundle Road, Parkes, New South Wales.

December 16, 2020

Investment in Inland Rail will deliver greater benefits

ARTC has welcomed increased funding from the Australian Government that will bring substantial additional benefits to the nationally significant Inland Rail project.

Media release
Installation of the tie in on the Broken Hill line

December 16, 2020

Enhanced Inland Rail to provide a boon for jobs and economic activity

The Morrison-McCormack Government will deliver a safer and more efficient Inland Rail whilst also backing thousands of extra jobs and billions in additional economic activity through major enhancements to the planning, design and delivery of Australia’s largest freight infrastructure project.

Ministerial release
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.

Media release
Narrabri to North Star sod turn picturing Inland Rail CEO Richard Wankmuller and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack

November 27, 2020

Inland Rail breaks ground on Narrabri to North Star

Progress on the Australian Government Inland Rail project continues, with the second section of the 1,700 kilometre Melbourne to Brisbane freight line between Narrabri and North Star (N2NS) now under construction.

Ministerial release
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.

Media release

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