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).

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.

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.

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.

Unloading sleepers

November 9, 2020

$693 million contract awarded for Inland Rail construction between Narrabri and North Star

Ministerial Release
The communities of North West NSW are another step closer to realising the transformational benefits of Inland Rail and hundreds of local jobs with joint-venture Trans4m Rail announced as the constructor for 171km of upgraded rail track between Narrabri and North Star.

Students receiving their scholarships

April 21, 2020

First Inland Rail scholarships awarded at University of Southern Queensland

Ministerial Release
Four regional students considering an undergraduate degree at the University of Southern Queensland have been awarded scholarships valued at up to $20,000 each as part of the Australian Rail Track Corporation’s (ARTC) Inland Rail scholarship program.

Heavy machinery off loading culverts from a train.

March 16, 2020

Inland Rail’s $13.3 billion value add to boost regional Australia

Ministerial Release
Regional communities across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland will benefit from the boost of up to $13.3 billion in Gross Regional Product over the next 50 years off the back of Inland Rail’s construction according to a new report released by the Australian Government.

Government announcement.

November 29, 2019

Ground-breaking Inland Rail agreement lays the track for Queensland’s future

Ministerial Release
The most significant freight infrastructure project in the nation’s history has taken a major step forward with the Australian and Queensland Governments signing a ground-breaking Bilateral Agreement to deliver Inland Rail.

Rail workers on the tracks talking

July 3, 2019

Innovative Australian steel used for Inland Rail track

Ministerial Release
An innovative rail steel, designed and manufactured in Whyalla, South Australia specifically for Inland Rail demonstrates the far-reaching opportunities generated by this once-in-a-generation infrastructure project.

Ministerial Release: CSIRO reveals higher Inland Rail Freight savings

March 21, 2019

CSIRO reveals higher Inland Rail Freight savings

Ministerial Release
Farmers and regional communities will benefit from significantly larger freight cost savings to be achieved through the Inland Rail, a new CSIRO transport cost study has revealed.

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