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Barnaby Joyce with Rebecca Pickering at First Grain Train press conference

December 22, 2021

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 project builds momentum

The Phase 2 section of the Narrabri to North Star project includes upgrading 13km of track from Alice Street, Moree across the Mehi-Gwydir floodplain to the eastern side of the Moree Gun Club. It also includes 1.6km of new track at Camurra, north of Moree.

ARTC Inland Rail workers handling a snake as part of environmental monitoring works

December 22, 2021

Looking out for local wildlife

A reality of the works required to construct the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project is removing existing flora and fauna in the local area.

Indigenous artwork by Ann Johnson

December 22, 2021

Trans4m Rail commissions local Indigenous artist

Local Gamilaroi Artist, Ann Johnson was recently commissioned by Trans4m Rail to create an artwork that depicts the communities situated throughout the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project. These communities and the project are all on traditional lands of the Gamilaroi people.

Truck driving through a level crossing

December 22, 2021

Rail safety campaign

With trains running on the upgraded section of track between Penneys Road, Bellata and Tapscott Road, South Moree since 1 November and increased truck movements during harvest, community awareness of level crossing safety is critical.

Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Barnaby Joyce, stand with other people at opening of Inland Rail Stage 2 construction for Narrabri to North Star

December 22, 2021

Construction update December 2021

The last few months have been very busy with the upgrade of track between Bellata and South Moree. On Sunday 31 October 2021, our contractor Trans4m Rail successfully handed back 29km of upgraded track to ARTC as part of the Inland Rail Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project.

Car driving across the border bridge between NSW and Queensland at Goondiwindi

December 22, 2021

Team offers support during snap border closure

When the NSW/Queensland border shut during the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Moree, our team worked quickly to deliver sanitiser, tissues, toilet paper and masks to Boggabilla and Toomelah.

North Star Memorial Hall Tharawonga long day care kids enjoy the air-conditioning funded by the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program

December 22, 2021

Inland Rail and the cool kids of North Star

North Star Memorial Hall users are breathing a sigh of relief this summer with the recent installation of air-conditioning purchased with a grant from the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and group of people.

October 18, 2021

Improved mobile telecommunications in northwest has a nice ring to it

Residents of North West New South Wales will enjoy greater mobile phone coverage thanks to new and improved telecommunications infrastructure being delivered as part of the Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail.

N2NS Ph 1 construction progress infographic - Sept

October 13, 2021

Narrabri to North Star construction progress

Construction on Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 is well underway, and we have been tracking the project team's construction progress against completion targets.

A train carrying ballast

October 13, 2021

How we build a rail line

While our team is busy constructing an upgraded rail line, lots of specialist machinery is now operating, including flash butt welders, tamping machines and the arrival of the ballast train.

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