Community takes fight for rail to the Supreme Court
Rail corridor between Glenfield and Macarthur earmarked for medium density
Rail Trail boost to tourism - and local economy
Newcastle rail case may be long wait
Save Our Rail questions semantics argument over rail line cut
North West Rail Link corridor to extend through to Marsden Park
Camurra West to Weemelah Line Booked Out of Use
Rail Trail full steam ahead
John Holland Commissions Electronic Train Orders
Closure of Newcastle rail stations not technically a closure of whole line, State Government lawyer says
Widgelli Rail Hub will not only be a rail siding for loading trains. It will have a business park component for high quality warehousing and value adding industries. It will focus on clean industries and will not house bulk commodities that can generate dust and odours.
It will also offer a rail freight short line service known as Regional Connect. This concept is new to Australia but has been behind the revival of rail freight in the US. Short lines “hub” freight to the main lines where passing rail freight services collect the wagons for on-delivery to their destinations.
As Griffith is on two spur lines that join the main line at Junee and Cootamundra, it means that freight can be collected at Widgelli and other locations along the spur lines and hubbed to either Junee or Cootamundra or other pick up points. This opens up options for more frequent services to a range of destinations both north and south.
Widgelli Rail Hub will be the home of Regional Connect. It will be the first truly regional rail service offered in Australia. A Business Park of seventy hectares, situated adjacent the rail hub is available for a variety of uses.
The Widgelli Business Park provides opportunities for businesses to set up warehousing and manufacturing facilities to allow for a fully integrated operation with ready access to the container handling and rail transport facilities. Pre-lease design & construct packages are available immediately along with innovative “third party” packaging and logistics solutions.
This article first appeared on ettamogah-hub.com.au
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2019 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.