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Just a few short weeks away, the conference will bring together key players to discuss how this nationally significant infrastructure project will future proof Australia’s supply chains.
Only three weeks remain until Albury Wodonga hosts the Australian Logistics Council and Australasian Railway Association Inland Rail Conference being held from 25 to 27 May.
The conference will bring together key players to discuss how this nationally significant infrastructure project will future proof Australia’s supply chains. It’s expected that up to 400 rail industry and supply chain leaders, operators, customers, ports representatives and regional community leaders will attend the conference being held at the Albury Entertainment Centre.
Invest Albury Wodonga is a proudly sponsoring the Conference Dinner being held on 26th May. In addition, Invest Albury Wodonga is inviting all conference attendees to register for famil’s of the region, which will tour the local industrial precincts Logic and NEXUS, as well as showcase major local transport and manufacturing businesses.
The conference program includes a welcome by the Hon Michael McCormack, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure Transport and Regional Development. There will be more than 35 speakers which includes representatives from Inland Rail, Pacific National, Deloittee Access Economics, John Holand, SCT Logistics, Transport NSW, EY Australia, CSIRO and Linfox Logistics.
The $8.4 billion Inland Rail project comprises 13 individual sections of track spanning more than 17,000km. Improvements to existing structures in the Melbourne to Albury section will provide increased clearances along the rail corridor. The enhancement works are required to accommodate double-stacked freight trains of 1,800 metres in length.
The Inland Rail conference will set out actions to ensure communities, consumers, producers and freight operators receive the benefits of Inland Rail, both during the construction phase and when it is operational. The first train is expected to operate in 2025.
For more information visit Inland Rail Conference.
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