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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.

Narrabri to North Star project fact sheet

November 20, 2020

Narrabri to North Star project fact sheet

Narrabri to North Star is the second section of Inland Rail to enter construction, following the commissioning of the Parkes to Narromine line in September 2020.

Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project fact sheet

November 20, 2020

Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 fact sheet

Trans4m Rail, a joint venture between contractors John Holland and SEE Civil, was announced in November 2020 as the principle construction contractor for Phase 1 works. Enabling works such as the delivery of rail and sleepers are now complete and early works are underway. Construction is planned for early 2021.

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 project fact sheet

November 20, 2020

Narromine to North Star Phase 2 fact sheet

Phase 2 of Narrabri to North Star involves upgrading 15km of existing track and building 2.3km of new track across the Mehi-Gwydir floodplain at Camurra, north of Moree.

Rail bridge over Coppa Creek

November 10, 2020

ARTC signs contract worth more than $650 million with Trans4m Rail to deliver Narrabri to North Star Inland Rail project

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has signed a contract worth more than $650 million with joint-venture Trans4m Rail to construct the next section of Inland Rail between Narrabri and North Star.

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.


August 24, 2020

NSW biodiversity offset credits fact sheet

During the construction of Inland Rail, there will be some impacts on native vegetation, communities, and habitats for threatened flora and fauna species. Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) must purchase and retire biodiversity credits to compensate for this biodiversity loss under NSW and Federal legislation.

Cover page of the NSW EPS Environment Protection Licence issued to Australian Rail Track Corporation for railway infrastructure operations

August 10, 2020

Environment Protection Licence

Environment Protection Licence for railway infrastructure operations, issued to the Australian Rail Track Corporation by the Environment Protection Authority NSW.

July 16, 2020

Inland Rail and the NSW Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 presentation

June 25, 2020

How to make a submission to the Environmental Impact Statement (NSW)

The Department of Planning Industry and Environment (DPIE) exhibits the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a minimum of 28 days and invites public comment.

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