The Parkes to Narromine section includes:
The Inland Rail project is an Australian Government-funded project, which forms part of the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities portfolio.
ARTC is a Commonwealth Company under the Corporations Act 2011, and has been appointed to deliver Inland Rail in partnership with the private sector.
The Department independently assessed the application based on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), community, council and agency submissions and ARTC’s Response to Submissions report.
The capital investment value of the Parkes to Narromine section of Inland Rail is estimated to be over $50 million. This project was declared critical State significant infrastructure and consequently required the approval of the NSW Minister for Planning.
As the project is considered a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, the proposal also requires approval by the Commonwealth Government.
The Department of the Environment and Energy provided final approval for these works to proceed.
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