PHOTOS: Pacific National releases images of Parkes Logistics Terminal construction

Pacific National has released images showing the construction process for its Parkes Logistics Terminal.

Construction on the 365 hectare terminal site commenced in October 2018, after a $35 million investment.

As part of construction 16, 437 cubic metres of soil were moved, 253 tonnes of aggregate laid, 28, 305 tonnes of road base laid.

Altogether 169 safety engagements made, resulting in no deaths, and 20 external contractors local to Parkes used.

Construction totalled 50, 420 person hours, and the first double-stacked freight train from Parkes to Perth left on 10 Oct 2019.

“Australia’s largest rail freight company thanks the people, businesses and trades of Parkes for helping to make our logistics terminal a reality,” a spokesperson for Pacific National said.

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