Construction of Inland Rail has been divided into 12 projects, as indicated on the map. Below the map is information about each section project, plus links to where you can find out more information and download a detailed map for each project. You can also view and download a more detailed version of the map as a PDF, via the Download button.

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Inland Rail Projects:

Queensland:

1. Calvert to Kagaru

Comprises 53km of new dual gauge track within existing rail corridor.

This section includes 39km of dual-gauge track allowing single-stacked operations between a proposed terminal at Ebenezer and Kagaru.

Using 1.1km of tunnelling, this section will connect Inland Rail with the existing Sydney to Brisbane coastal lines and the Port of Brisbane.

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Calvert to Kagaru Project

Calvert to Kagaru Project Map

2. Helidon to Calvert

Comprises 28km of new dual gauge track.

This section will traverse the steep terrain of the Toowoomba Range and will include a 6.2km tunnel.

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Helidon to Calvert Project

Helidon to Calvert Project Map

3. Gowrie to Helidon

Comprises 28km of new dual gauge track.

This section will traverse the steep terrain of the Toowoomba Range and will include a 6.2km tunnel.

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Gowrie to Helidon Project

Gowrie to Helidon Project Map

4. NSW/Qld Border to Gowrie

Comprises 207km of new dual gauge track from the NSW/Qld border near Yelarbon, to Gowrie Junction, north-west of Toowoomba.

Of this, 138km of track is in new greenfield corridors and 69km is within existing corridors.

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Border to Gowrie Project

Border to Gowrie Project Map

New South Wales:

5. North Star to NSW/Qld Border

Comprises 14km of new track and 25km of existing track.

This section will complete one of the key missing rail links between New South Wales and Queensland, using the non-operational rail corridor or new track to connect to the operating line running to Yelarbon.

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North Star to Border Project

North Star to Border Project Map

6. Narrabri to North Star

Comprises 184km of upgraded track and 2km of new track.

This is the second section of Inland Rail to enter construction.

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Narrabri to North Star Project

Narrabri to North Star Project Map

7. Narromine to Narrabri

Comprises 306km of new rail corridor and track.

This new section will reduce the overall journey time and complete one of the missing rail links between Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane.

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Narromine to Narrabri Project

Narromine to Narrabri Project Map

8. Parkes to Narromine

Comprises 98km of existing track and 5km of new track.

It is the first section of Inland Rail to be completed and accommodates double-stacked trains.

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Parkes to Narromine Project

Parkes to Narromine Project Map

9. Stockinbingal to Parkes

Comprises 170km of existing track.

Inland Rail will benefit from the track upgrades ARTC has already completed to this section. Enhancement works will be undertaken to allow for double-stacked trains and a new crossing loop built to increase capacity on the line.

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Stockinbingal to Parkes Project

Stockinbingal to Parkes Project Map

10. Illabo to Stockinbingal

Comprises 37km of new track and 2km of upgraded track.

The route bypasses the winding section of track called the Bethungra Spiral.

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Illabo to Stockinbingal Project

Illabo to Stockinbingal Project Map

11. Albury to Illabo

Comprises 185km of existing track.

Inland Rail will benefit from the track upgrades ARTC has already completed to this section. Enhancements or modification works will be undertaken at locations to allow for safe clearance of double-stacked freight trains.

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Albury to Illabo Project

Albury to Illabo Project Map

Victoria:

12. Beveridge to Albury

Comprises 262km of existing track.

This section will be enhanced to increase height and width clearances to allow for double-stacked trains.

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Beveridge to Albury Project

Beveridge to Albury Project Map