List of News and Media Articles

  • Ettamogah Rail Hub siding completed

    31 May 2021

    A $12.2 million upgrade of a rail siding at the Ettamogah Rail Hub near Albury is now complete, providing significantly increased efficiency for freight and passenger rail services and capacity to meet growing transport demands.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail to save $170 million annually in transport costs

    28 May 2021

    Shifting to Inland Rail could save Australian producers, manufacturers and growers approximately $170 million in transport costs each year according to early results of a CSIRO supply chain analysis.

    • Media Release
  • Australian Government backing local ideas to enhance Inland Rail

    04 May 2021

    Expert technical and commercial support will be provided to a further 15 project proposals under the Australian Government’s Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program).

    • Media Release
  • The Hon Warren Truss AC reappointed chair of the Australian Rail Track Corporation

    21 April 2021

    The Australian Government has reappointed former Deputy Prime Minister the Hon Warren Truss AC as Chair of the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC).

    • Media Release
  • Future of freight is 'ROSI' in Moree

    19 April 2021

    The Australian Government has committed $35.2 million towards the $44 million Moree Intermodal Overpass project in New South Wales, which will improve freight connections and help lower business costs in the region.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail answers call to improve mobile coverage in North West NSW

    19 April 2021

    Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, who has long championed the Inland Rail project, has welcomed the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) announcement today to undertake a detailed feasibility study to explore opportunities to deliver improved mobile telecommunications along the Inland Rail corridor from Narrabri to North Star (N2NS).

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail major works underway in north west NSW

    19 April 2021

    Major construction work has commenced on the Inland Rail section from Narrabri to North Star in north west New South Wales, signalling the start of hundreds of opportunities for local workers.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail jobs on offer in North West NSW

    08 March 2021

    Residents of North West New South Wales are encouraged to take up work on the transformational Inland Rail project with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) and Trans4m Rail hiring local workers now for the Narrabri to North Star section.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail signals regional growth

    26 February 2021

    The design and construction of Inland Rail is providing stimulus to companies right across the nation with investments in services and supplies driving employment and growth in regional Australia.

    The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has awarded a contract worth more than $30 million for signalling design and the delivery of rail safety systems for the Inland Rail project north of Illabo in New South Wales, through to Acacia Ridge and Bromelton in Queensland.

    • Media Release
  • Richard Wankmuller to retire as ARTC Inland Rail CEO

    04 February 2021

    After three years at the helm, Mr Richard Wankmuller will be retiring mid this year as Chief Executive Officer of Inland Rail at the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC). 

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack thanked Mr Wankmuller for his contribution to the delivery of Inland Rail.

    • Media Release