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Diagram showing dual gauge rail configuration which consists of three rails: two vital rails and a third rail further away

May 31, 2021

Inland Rail 101: rail gauges

Rail terminology, or train speak, can be tricky to decipher. To give you the inside track (pun intended), we’ll be sharing a series of diagrams and visualisations which explain some of the terms, designs, and construction methodologies we use at Inland Rail. First up, rail gauges.

Inland Rail engagement staff standing with local landowners at Goondiwindi Show information stand

May 31, 2021

North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project update May 2021

This month on the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project we submitted our Preferred Infrastructure Report and Biodiversity Development Assessment Report to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE).

Performing Arts Goondiwindi Secretary Lauren McVicar standing out the front of the group’s hut

April 28, 2021

Performing Arts Goondiwindi takes a seat with help with Inland Rail

From toddler music groups to live performances, Performing Arts Goondiwindi supports the region’s thriving arts scene and aims to cater to the diverse interests of its members. We recently caught up with the group to hear how the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program has helped provide safe seating for their community.

Stakeholder Engagement Advisor Emily Louden

April 28, 2021

Goondiwindi office now open five days a week

This month, we welcomed a new member to our Goondiwindi-based stakeholder engagement team and extended our Marshall Street office opening hours to five days a week so locals can drop in and talk all things Inland Rail.

Care Goondiwindi and Inland Rail representatives standing on the deck of their new Care Community Space

April 28, 2021

Care Goondiwindi powers up with help from Inland Rail

We’re proud to support Care Goondiwindi in their mission to increase quality of life within the region. We recently caught up with their chief executive to hear how Inland Rail’s Community Sponsorships and Donations funding contributed to their new Care Community Space.

Aerial view of the Macintyre River near Boggabilla showing blue sky and the tree lined river winding through the landscape

April 28, 2021

North Star to NSW/Qld Border project update April 2021

This month on the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project we continued work on our Response to Submissions Report, consulted the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) on the project’s conditions of approval and updated the Macintyre River floodplain model.

Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program recipient, Yelarbon Yellow Bellies Secretary standing in front of their new portable cricket nets

March 29, 2021

In the nets with the Yelarbon Yellow Bellies

Last month, we caught up with the Yelarbon Yellow Bellies Cricket Club who recently purchased portable cricket nets with a grant from the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

Best Western Goondiwindi manager standing in the motel reception area

March 29, 2021

Best Western Goondiwindi sees upside from Inland Rail

Our staff have enjoyed the five-star hospitality of Best Western Goondiwindi since 2016. We recently caught up with owner, Paul Hodda, who shared his thoughts on Inland Rail and what it means for the local community.

Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program recipient, Yelarbon State School principal standing under their new digital sign out the front of the school

March 29, 2021

Yelarbon State School goes digital with help from Inland Rail

Last month, we caught up with Yelarbon State School Principal, Jacqui Coleborn to see the school’s new digital sign, partly funded by the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

The Border Bridge over the Macintyre River looking towards the township of Goondiwindi

March 29, 2021

North Star to NSW/QLD Border project update March 2021

This month on the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project we lodged our draft response to Submissions Report with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) for review and continued our work on the Macintyre River flood model.

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