The 53km Calvert to Kagaru section of Inland Rail includes building a new dual gauge track to provide convenient access for freight to major distribution centres at Bromelton and Acacia Ridge in Queensland.
It is one of three Inland Rail projects in Queensland that will be delivered under a Public Private Partnership funding arrangement.
The route will divert from the West Moreton rail line near Calvert and connect to the existing Sydney to Brisbane interstate rail line at Kagaru. In addition to the new track, the works are expected to include a 1.1km tunnel through the Teviot Range, 27 new bridges and up to four crossing loops.
This project is currently in the reference design stage. During this time, we are conducting various technical and environmental studies and consulting with landowners and other key stakeholders to finalise plans for this project.
Draft EIS now on public display
The draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Calvert to Kagaru project is on public display from Saturday 19 December 2020 to Monday 8 March 2021. To view the draft EIS and make a submission, visit the Coordinator-General’s website.
Building new dual gauge track, a 1.1km tunnel, 27 new bridges and up to four crossing loops
The Calvert to Kagaru section follows the protected Southern Freight Rail Corridor (SFRC) which links the West Moreton line near Calvert to the interstate rail line near Kagaru, north of Beaudesert.
We have developed an interactive map of the current project design. The map is currently closed for comment while the draft EIS is on public display.
January 22, 2021
Inland Rail upskilling workshops a success
We’re committed to playing our part in upskilling regional communities and ensuring people are given the opportunity to help build Inland Rail. Late last year, the Inland Rail Skills Academy hosted eight business capability workshops between Beaudesert and Goondiwindi to help local businesses get ‘construction ready’.
December 18, 2020
Combined effort to prepare future rail construction and maintenance workers
We may not yet be in construction in Queensland, but we're supporting organisations to prepare future rail construction and maintenance workers.