26 Nov '12, 9am

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The Northern Sydney Freight Corridor (NSFC) Program is a jointly funded initiative, supported by both the Commonwealth and NSW Governments, to improve the capacity and reliability for freight trains on the Main North Line between North Strathfield and Broadmeadow, Newcastle. The program will include grade separation, track amplification, and passing loops to provide sufficient additional network capacity to meet long-term freight and passenger business requirements. Scope of works The key challenges for rail services between Sydney and Newcastle are: a shortage of holding loops (overtaking lanes) several steep inclines junctions causing delays at critical locations passenger services restrict freight services in the Sydney metropolitan area The program is designed to: improve freight train access through northern Sydney relieve a serious bottleneck create a more efficient ...

Full article: http://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/Projects-Northern-Sydney-...

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