In 2005 the Australian Government commissioned the 'North-South Rail Corridor Study' in order to assess future rail freight demand across the Melbourne-Sydney-Brisbane corridor. This study found the most competitive route for rail was the Melbourne-Brisbane corridor, and that congestion issues in Sydney were a key constraint.
Date: Friday 21 April 2017
This report is the culmination of 18 months of substantial and detailed work on developing and independently validating a robust business case, and of constructing a feasible delivery plan. Over the course of this work, we have consulted widely with stakeholders, an activity that will need to continue as Inland Rail is implemented.
Date: Monday 24 August 2015