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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 our progress.

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.

Two rail workers measuring out materials for concrete sleepers as part of the Inland Rail alignment

October 13, 2021

Narrabri to North Star construction update

This month, we progressed final track preparations between Penney’s Road, Bellata and Tapscott Road, South Moree and moved a step closer to ‘live’ operations. More than 3km of new track is now laid and more than 3,600 sleepers between Waterloo Road level crossing and South Kanimbla level crossing are installed.

Two rail workers measuring out materials for concrete sleepers as part of the Inland Rail alignment

August 31, 2021

Narrabri to North Star construction look-ahead

Bridge replacement works continue at Gil Gil Creek, Gurley Creek, Croppa Creek and Yallaroi Creek. Meanwhile, construction of a laydown area for the temporary storage of equipment and supplies to ensure accessibility and safe movement for vehicles and machinery will commence at Bellata.

Miaya is a Project Management Trainee and is a Moree local

August 31, 2021

Financial education tools making a difference for Indigenous communities

My Money Dream is a financial literacy program offered to Indigenous employees on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project by Inland Rail’s Skills Academy in conjunction with First Nations Foundation. The program is designed to help participants achieve their financial goals by providing education around managing money, budgeting, banking, superannuation and insurance.

Two rail workers out on the track

August 31, 2021

Narrabri to North Star construction update

In August, we laid the first section of track on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project, marking significant progress towards opening up the line for harvest in November 2021.

Rail tracks.

July 30, 2021

In the community: Trans4m Rail goes Beyond the Track

Our contractor, Trans4m Rail is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of communities throughout the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project area. Trans4m Rail has established the Beyond the Track initiative to support the local community.

A group photo of the Moree Suns

July 30, 2021

Moree Suns kick fundraising goals

To celebrate NAIDOC week, the Moree Suns AFL club debuted commemorative Indigenous-designed guernseys, funded through the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

A construction worker on the rail lines

July 30, 2021

Staying Covid safe during construction

Inland Rail construction is continuing along the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 (N2NS) section of the alignment with special measures in place to protect workers and the local community from Covid-19.

traffic changes at glenroy street

July 30, 2021

Traffic changes at Glenroy Street

A section of Glenroy Street (Old Millie Road) between the Newell Highway and Bellata Street at Gurley has been temporarily closed for approximately two months with a detour now in place to allow for level crossing works in the area.

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