The assessment report has been updated since it was first released in October 2008
. New Report includes information about the 78 submissions
. The new revised alignment, which was announced in Nov 2009
. Updates to the Technical papers based on submissions and the revised alignment.
The Qld Govt states this is a long term planning study and the estimated construction timetable is post 2031 and the SFRC is needed because:
. Increasing congestion on the rail networks
. Increasing freight movements across Qld which are predicted to double by 2020
. To ensure the corridor is protected from land development
. Help us meet the news of our growing population
The SFRC has also been indentified as a key link in the Commonwealth Governments Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Study.
Community Information Days are planned for:
. Sat 17th April 11am-2pm Peak Crossing Community Hall
. Sat 24th April 11am-2pm Rosewood St Brigid’s Church Hall
Enquirires call 1800116215
Copies of reports & detailed maps are available at Cr Pahlkes office.
Submissions close Friday 14th May 2010