Rail Freight Bypass
The following information is provided to keep the community informed on community activity with respect to rail matters.
A hills community group is committed to improving rail services and reducing noise through the establishment of a rail bypass to divert freight trains away from the suburbs.
2012 Adelaide Hills Rail Noise(1265 kb) Power Point Presentation
Rail and Transport Committee Minutes
The Rail and Transport Committee is an independent group of residents from the hills, with representatives from the Adelaide Hills, Mt Barker, Unley and Mitcham Councils, which meet to discuss various issues relating to the freight line and trains.
Please note that the community group - Rail and Transport Committee is not a formal Committee of Council constituted under Section 41 of the Local Government Act 1999.
Melbourne based Consultant SGS Economics & Planning P/L prepared a report titled "Adelaide Interstate Rail Freight" - Brief for Strategic Assessment of Corridor Options for the Cities of Unley, Mitcham and Murray Bridge in 2010(2366 kb)