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June 28, 2022

Towards a career in construction

Our Inland Rail Skills Academy is partnering with TAFE NSW to deliver bespoke training programs in Northern NSW, helping students gain practical experience and that first step towards a career in construction.

June 28, 2022

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 project update June 2022

We’re working to finalise the project’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), as well as continuing property access discussions with individual landowners along the alignment.

June 28, 2022

Rail destressing 101

Destressing is the process of conditioning the steel rail so it can cope better with temperature extremes. It is one of the final steps performed by crews to prepare the rail for operation.

June 28, 2022

Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 April possession update

In April, the final stage of the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 section kicked off with the temporary closure and possession, of the operating rail line between Narrabri and South Moree, for major construction until 31 October 2022.

June 28, 2022

Inland Rail helps to inspire and educate students in STEM

Over three days in June at Narrabri’s Crossing Theatre, more than 400 students from across northwest NSW participated in fun and educational workshops as part of the Science and Engineering Challenge, hosted by the University of Newcastle and sponsored by Inland Rail.

June 28, 2022

Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 construction update June 2022

With June rain levels lower than forecast, construction crews have made significant progress along all sections of the alignment, including achieving some big construction goals.

May 31, 2022

Koala genetics study investigations underway

In the coming months, Inland Rail is studying koala populations along eight sections of the Inland Rail program. The koala genetics study is a partnership between Inland Rail, Environmental Resources Management Australia (ERM) and the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC).

May 30, 2022

Lime stabilisation 101

A very important, and visible, part of building the new rail embankments along the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 alignment has been the use of a white powdery substance called lime. But what is lime and why is it so important to the construction of Inland Rail?

May 30, 2022

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 project update May 2022

As well as a regular monthly meeting with Moree Plains Shire Council and catch ups with landowners and other stakeholders, last month we were excited to be back at the Moree Show and have a chance to speak with the wider Moree Community.

May 26, 2022

Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 construction update May 2022

Track strip between Narrabri and Bellata is nearing completion. Major earthworks north of Camurra through to North Star are practically complete, allowing the team to install the new track.

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