The Orion superfast rail service will operate from Norfolk Southern’s Norfolk Southern Railway (NSWR) in the Northern Territory, as part of the $4.5 billion, multi-billion deal between the NT government and Norfolk Southern.
Photo: Supplied A new railway is a new train.
But the Orion Supercars, as the trains are known, will be a brand new train, according to NT Transport Minister John Elferink.
The Orion rail service is the latest in a series of mega-projects that have been planned in the NT and Queensland for decades.
But for the first time, the government has announced a new railway, the NSWR Orion Supercarrier.