NSW Freight and Ports Strategy

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Rachel Johnson, Deputy Director General Freight and Regional Development, Transport for NSW delivered this presentation at the 2013 NSW State Transport Infrastructure Summit.
The State Transport Infrastructure Series of events represent the leading forums in Australia to assess the future plans for transport infrastructure development and financing across Australia. For more information, please visit www.statetransportevents.com.au

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NSW Freight and Ports Strategy

  1. 1. NSW Freight and Ports Strategy Briefing to the Transport Infrastructure Summit Rachel Johnson Deputy Director General Freight and Regional Development 8 August 2013
  2. 2. “Freight matters to every person in the state. Efficient freight and logistics networks reduce the cost of everyday goods and services, underpin the strength of our export industries, and generate vital employment.” The Hon Duncan Gay MLC
  3. 3. NSW Freight and Ports Strategy
  4. 4. Status: • Draft Completed November 2012 • 84 Submissions Received • Final Document with Ministers for Approval • CM by the end of August 2013 • Release early September 2013
  5. 5. 1. Network Efficiency “The underlying principle of this approach is to make the most of our existing assets.”
  6. 6. Connectivity What is connectivity? • Connecting freight precincts to the network • Connecting networks to networks
  7. 7. Valuable Freight Precincts • Economically significant freight places and nodes What is Valuable Freight Precinct?
  8. 8. Improving Road Freight Productivity B-Double & Road Train Routes (2007)
  9. 9. Improving Road Freight Productivity B-Double & Road Train Routes (2011)
  10. 10. Improving Road Freight Productivity “Bridges for the Bush”
  11. 11. 2. Network Capacity • “A focus on accommodating the future.”
  12. 12. Road Freight Flow NSW 2011
  13. 13. Road Freight Flow NSW 2021
  14. 14. Road Freight Flow NSW 2031
  15. 15. Short term road projects (0 - 5 years)Princes Highway Hunter Central Coast Illawarra Pacific Highway (Newcastle to Tweed Heads) Pacific Highway (Sydney to Hexham) Newell Highway New England Highway Great Western Highway Hume Highway (Campbelltown to Albury) Barton Highway Sturt Highway
  16. 16. 85% of containers are destined for within 40 km of Port Botany 20112031 • Based on 20% Port Botany rail mode share in 2006 • Assumes 28% Port Botany rail mode share in 2036 • GMA – Greater Metropolitan Area • Special Freight Generators: • Ports (Botany, Newcastle, Kembla) • Sydney Airport • IMTs (Chullora, Enfield, Moorebank) Daily Trips Movement Type 2006 2016 2036 Intra-Urban (within GMA) 277,200 349,500 527,300 GMA to/from other regions 10,700 13,700 18,900 Within GMA to/from special freight generators 9,800 11,300 15,900
  17. 17. Project Responsible Entity Start Date Expected End Date Rail Underpass NSW February 2012 October 2015 Hexham Freight Loop Completed Epping to Pennant Hills: Third Track NSW March 2012 June 2016 Gosford Passing Loops NSW May 2012 April 2015 NSFC Construction Timetable:
  18. 18. Containers: The Bell Curve MORE LIKELY TO BE RAIL FREIGHTMORE LIKELY TO BE ROAD FREIGHT Coordination Performance Cost Infrastructure Coldchain Perishables 15% ContainerisedGrain DangerousGoods ContainerisedLogs
  19. 19. 3. Network Sustainability “Balancing the freight needs with those of the broader community and environment.”
  20. 20. Lubrication
  21. 21. Reducing Curve Noise: 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 0 3 7 10 13 17 20 23 27 30 33 36 40 43 46 50 53 56 60 63 66 70 73 76 80 83 86 89 93 96 99 103 106 109 113 116 119 123 126 129 133 136 139 142 146 149 152 Noiselevelat1.4m(dBA) Time (s) Loc 1 Loc 2 Loc 3
  22. 22. SNAP – Strategic Noise Action Plan 1. Reduce noise at source 2. Minimise risk of rail freight noise increase from new developments 3. Reduce existing rail freight noise at the most adversely affected locations Focus on: • Curve Noise • Pass by Noise • Idling Noise • Complaint Management • Noise Abatement Program • Research and Development Addressing the issue
  23. 23. Rachel Johnson Deputy Director General Freight and Regional Development 8 August 2013 Questions

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