This 39km section of Inland Rail connects North Star in New South Wales to the Queensland Rail South Western System on the NSW/QLD border.
The project includes upgrading 25km of non-operational rail line and 14km of new track across the Macintyre River, allowing for future connections to Goondiwindi and the broader region. It follows the existing track north from North Star before crossing Bruxner Way and the border to join the existing Queensland Rail line.
The project is currently in the reference design stage. During this time, we are conducting various studies and consulting with landowners and other key stakeholders to better understand potential issues and opportunities around the Macintyre River crossing.
Upgrade and new track
14km new track
25km upgraded track
Building new track across the Macintyre River and upgrading existing track
We have developed an interactive map of the current project design. Drop a pin on the map to add your comment. Your feedback will help us get a better understanding of key issues from a community perspective.
May 17, 2022
North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project update April 2022
This month, we’ve enjoyed getting out amongst local and Indigenous communities along the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project alignment providing opportunities to build new skills and business capabilities and catching up with locals at the Goondiwindi Show.
March 30, 2022
Gomeroi Nations Tour inspires young people in Boggabilla
Earlier this month, we supported the Gomeroi Nations Tour in Boggabilla, one of the stops in a series of all ages shows by Indigenous artists on the lands of the Gomeroi/Gamilaraay people.
March 30, 2022
Local businesses learn about workforce development
Earlier this month, the Inland Rail Skills Academy hosted a free workshop for local businesses in the Goondiwindi region to provide information about the support available for workforce growth and development, as well as potential future supply opportunities.