Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Ettamogah Rail Hub (ERH)

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Rail
Expected Start/Finish:September 2018 - March 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$12,200,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,600,000
Local Council/Shire:Albury City Council
Corridor:Sydney - Melbourne

Project Description

The project delivered 5 kilometres of new arrival and departure sidings at the Ettamogah Rail Hub (ERH) so that trains calling at ERH can pull off the single track main-line. 

The new siding extension will connect with Inland Rail to improve regional freight connectivity and reduce the cost for freight operators to access key markets.



  • Improved connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
  • Improved freight productivity and access to freight gateways
  • Improved freight rail services


The Australian Government committed $2.6 million towards the project.


Construction commenced in September 2018. With the assistance of the Australian Government funding committed in October 2020, the project was completed on 15 March 2021.

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Project details last updated: 3/06/2021