The Sydney to Newcastle Rail Improvement project will deliver rail improvements between Sydney and Newcastle that would facilitate faster passenger rail services.
The project scope includes:
- 10 kilometres of rail upgrades
- two additional tracks, bringing the total on the line to four
- station upgrades at Wyong and Tuggerah, and
- new dual track bridges over the Wyong River.
|Mar 2022||Project Announcement|
|2017||The 2017-18 Federal Budget allocated $20 million toward developing a business case for rail improvements between Sydney and Newcastle.|
|Mar 2022||The 2022-23 Federal Budget allocated $1 billion toward for the Tuggerah to Wyong faster rail upgrade on the Sydney to Newcastle corridor, as part of the Sydney to Newcastle Rail Improvement project.|
|Apr 2022||The Federal Government released the National Faster Rail Investment Program, which provided the scope details of the project.|