News: North Star to Border

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December 18, 2023

North Star to NSW/Queensland Border section update December 2023

As the year ends, here’s a recap of major achievements which shaped the North Star to NSW/Qld Border section’s progress in 2023.

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.

September 22, 2023

Inland Rail contractors win major industry awards

The Inland Rail project has won three major awards at the Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Innovation (EISSI) in Sydney, with our surveying contractors, Monteath & Powys, winning two awards for their work on the Inland Rail project and Casey Surveying and Design also taking out an award.

August 23, 2023

North Star to NSW/Qld Border Newsletter – Winter 2023

Winter edition of the North Star to NSW/Qld Border quarterly printed newsletter distributed in August 2023 which keeps alignment communities updated on the latest project news and important milestones at Inland Rail.

August 3, 2023

Responding to your noise and project delivery feedback

Your feedback from our latest May to June community survey indicated communities are keen to know more about how we will manage noise during the operation of Inland Rail, as well as construction timing for each section.

July 26, 2023

North Star to Border takes new step on approvals pathway

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the North Star to New South Wales/Queensland Border section of Inland Rail has been approved, marking another step in the approvals pathway for Inland Rail.

June 8, 2023

North Star to NSW/Queensland Border section update June 2023

In line with the Government’s response to the independent review of the Inland Rail program, we are now taking a staged approach to deliver Inland Rail. The sections of Inland Rail between Beveridge in Victoria and Parkes in New South Wales have been prioritised for completion by 2027. Work to complete construction works already underway on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project will continue.

March 14, 2023

ARTC Inland Rail and NSW Farmers Association release information pack for farmers

ARTC Inland Rail and the NSW Farmers’ Association (NSWFA) have worked together to develop a new information pack that acknowledges and addresses issues of concern to property owners in relation to the construction of the Inland Rail program of works.

March 13, 2023

Passive cooling for signalling huts bolsters sustainability on Inland Rail

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is looking to expand the use of passive cooling designs for its Inland Rail signalling huts, which is a boost for the sustainability of the project.

March 8, 2023

ARTC powers ahead with solar signalling system on Inland Rail

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is looking to increase the use of environmentally friendly solar powered signalling systems to provide electricity when Inland Rail becomes operational.

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