The department has completed a prefeasibility study on extending Inland Rail to the Port of Gladstone. The study considered the potential demand for freight services to and from Gladstone, in addition to the economic, financial, environmental and community consideration of a rail link.
Date: Monday 30 March 2020
This Technical Report provides a detailed summary of the approach, research methodology and supporting analysis for the Inland Rail Regional Opportunities study commissioned by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications in 2019.
Date: Monday 16 March 2020
Regional Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria will see a boost of up to $13.3 billion in gross regional product off the back of Inland Rail.
A study by Ernst and Young Australia shows the possibilities for investment along the rail line can generate billions in added value for communities over the first 50 years of operation — building on the $16 billion in gross domestic product outlined in the Inland Rail Business Case.
Date: Monday 16 March 2020
Between March and May 2018, the Department commissioned research to measure awareness and understanding of Inland Rail.
Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020
The Parkes to Narromine Inland Rail Supply Chain Mapping pilot study conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in 2018 looked at supply chains along the Parkes to Narromine rail corridor in New South Wales.
Date: Thursday 21 March 2019
This Statement of Expectations (Statement) is issued by the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and the Minister for Finance as Shareholder Ministers of the Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited (ARTC).
Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018
The Project Reference Group was formed to provide local community input into a like-for-like review of four alignment options for the section of Inland Rail between Yelarbon and Gowrie in Queensland.
Date: Thursday 27 April 2017
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