News: Narrabri to North Star

Read news about the Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail.

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May 30, 2024

Inland Rail supporting local businesses in northwest New South Wales

Inland Rail is now seeking tender submissions from suitably experienced building contractors to provide, supply and install noise mitigation treatments to around 40 residential properties between Narrabri and North Star.

April 26, 2024

Inland Rail delivers improved telecommunications in northwest New South Wales

Inland Rail has completed its program to deliver new mobile infrastructure in its Narrabri to North Star section in northwestern New South Wales with the activation of a new mobile base station in Crooble, 60km northeast of Moree.

March 27, 2024

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 Project Update – March 2024

In the last two months, we have been consulting with residents near the rail line in Moree, north of Alice Street, about potential impacts from noise once Inland Rail becomes operational.

March 1, 2024

First GrainCorp train to use upgraded line north of Moree

Another major milestone has been reached on the Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail with the first GrainCorp train in more than six years traveling on the track north of Moree, to load canola from the GrainCorp silos in Croppa Creek (around 60km northeast of Moree).

December 21, 2023

Narrabri to North Star Phase 2 operational noise consultation to start in early 2024

Early in the new year we will be consulting with residents near the rail line in Moree, north of Alice Street, about potential impacts from noise once Inland Rail becomes operational. We want to inform residents about the possible noise levels at their homes and understand their views on noise mitigation options available to them.

December 11, 2023

Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project update December 2023

On 27 October 2023, project staff, civic leaders and other key stakeholders came together in Milguy to mark the official completion of major construction on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 section.

December 6, 2023

Important – Fire ant emergency order

In late November, the NSW Department of Primary Industries confirmed the detection of three red imported fire ant nests in South Murwillumbah in north-eastern New South Wales, 13km south of the Queensland border.

November 28, 2023

Sustainability at the forefront of Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project

Inland Rail has salvaged an extraordinary 20,000 tonnes of steel from its recently completed Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project to store for future usage, and is also donating additional steel and other materials to construction projects in New South Wales and Queensland, and to local community groups.

November 20, 2023

People of the project: Team player and quality assurance master Mike Harris

In our last interview of the ‘people of the project’ series we catch up with passionate Project Quality Lead, Mike Harris. Mike explains the role of quality assurance in rail construction and what happens now that major construction on Narrabri to North Star is finished.

October 27, 2023

Inland Rail completes major construction on Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project

Inland Rail has completed major construction on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 section of track, unlocking a whole range of benefits for local communities.

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