The Inland Rail project team is consulting with landowners and stakeholders for the border to Gowrie railway alignment environmental impact statement.
The first section of the new track on the Inland Rail North-West Connection has been completed and freight trains will run on the line from October.
The Federal Government's Newell Highway Corridor Strategy has been released, with the intention of improving freight efficiency, road safety and support for drought-affected areas.
Significant transport savings could be on the way for farmers and manufacturers who shift their products and produce to the Inland Rail.
Shadow Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese has announced if elected, Labor will conduct an independent inquiry into the route selection process of the Inland Rail.