List of News and Media Articles

  • 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
  • Public feedback sought on Border to Gowrie Inland Rail Environmental Impact Statement

    25 January 2021

    Communities across the Southern and Inner Darling Downs are invited to submit their feedback on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Inland Rail section from the New South Wales border to Gowrie in Queensland.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail contracts turnout big for Aussie made

    20 January 2021

    Regional Victoria will reap ongoing benefits after the Australian Rail Track Corporation signed an $80 million contract for the local manufacture of Inland Rail turnouts by Vossloh Cogifer’s Australian facilities.

    • Media Release
  • Acting Prime Minister inspects site of $44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan line

    11 January 2021

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and local MP and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton have today inspected the site of the recently announced Narrabri to Turrawan line upgrade.

    • Media Release
  • $44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan Line

    17 December 2020

    The Australian Government today announced $44.7 million for the Australian Rail Track Corporation to upgrade 35 kilometres of the Narrabri to Turrawan Line between the Hunter Valley Coal Network and Inland Rail.

    • Media Release
  • Enhanced Inland Rail to provide a boon for jobs and economic activity

    16 December 2020

    The Morrison-McCormack Government will deliver a safer and more efficient Inland Rail whilst also backing thousands of extra jobs and billions in additional economic activity through major enhancements to the planning, design and delivery of Australia’s largest freight infrastructure project.

    • Media Release