December 21, 2023

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 operational noise consultation to start in early 2024

Early in the new year we will be consulting with residents near the rail line in Moree, north of Alice Street, about potential impacts from noise once Inland Rail becomes operational. We want to inform residents about the possible noise levels at their homes and understand their views on noise mitigation options available to them.

December 11, 2023

Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project update December 2023

On 27 October 2023, project staff, civic leaders and other key stakeholders came together in Milguy to mark the official completion of major construction on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 section.

December 6, 2023

Important – Fire ant emergency order

In late November, the NSW Department of Primary Industries confirmed the detection of three red imported fire ant nests in South Murwillumbah in north-eastern New South Wales, 13km south of the Queensland border.

November 20, 2023

People of the project: Team player and quality assurance master Mike Harris

In our last interview of the ‘people of the project’ series we catch up with passionate Project Quality Lead, Mike Harris. Mike explains the role of quality assurance in rail construction and what happens now that major construction on Narrabri to North Star is finished.

October 20, 2023

People of the project: Moree local and construction convert Libby Carter

This month, Moree local and Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 Commercial Lead, Elizabeth ‘Libby’ Carter lets us into her world at Inland Rail and reveals how the project has changed her community and the trajectory of her career.

October 19, 2023

Watch out! Trains about between Moree and North Star

The Moree to North Star section of the rail line is back in service after two and a half years. Locals and visitors are urged to take extra care near the rail line and at level crossings.

September 13, 2023

People of the project: bridge fan and all-round nice guy Keith McWhinnie

As the finishing touches are applied to the northern sections of the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project, we’re going behind the scenes and catching up with a few of our longest serving and hardest working team members.

August 17, 2023

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 community engagement update

Since our last update in May, we’ve continued to engage with community representatives while our environmental approvals team progressed key studies and reports. We held our first Community Reference Group meeting in June and in July members of our Stakeholder Engagement team attended the NSW Farmers’ Association’s Annual Conference.

August 17, 2023

Spotlighting studies to support environmental approvals

Over the last several months our environmental approvals team has been busy responding to the Department of Planning and Environment’s (DPE’s) request for further information related to the project’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS).

August 3, 2023

Responding to your noise and project delivery feedback

Your feedback from our latest May to June community survey indicated communities are keen to know more about how we will manage noise during the operation of Inland Rail, as well as construction timing for each section.

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