The NSW Minister of Planning issued approval on 5 September 2007 under Part 3A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 for the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre.

The approval involves:

  • Construction and operation of the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre with capacity to accept a maximum throughput of 300,000 TEU (one TEU is equivalent to one twenty-foot container) per annum, including:
    • demolition, relocation or removal of former railway buildings and structures
    • earthworks and drainage including the levelling of the site, formation of landscape mounds and detention basins and removal of unsuitable materials, as required
  • Construction and operation of:
    • an intermodal terminal for the loading and unloading of containers
    • rail sidings, railway lines and associated works to connect to the existing freight line
    • warehousing for the packing and unpacking of containers and the short-term storage of cargo
    • empty container storage facilities, for the storage of empty containers to be later packed or transferred back to the port or regionally by rail
    • light industrial/commercial area fronting Cosgrove Road
    • access works including the construction of a road bridge over the new marshalling yards for access to Wentworth Street and an upgrade of the entrance to the site from Cosgrove Road
    • internal roads, administration buildings, diesel and LPG storage and fuelling facilities, container washdown area, vehicle maintenance shed, and installation of site services (all utilities, stormwater and sewerage)

Details of approvals 

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre - Application 05-0147 (Part 3A) - Approval and Determination

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre - Modification MP 05-0147 MOD 1 - Determination on 7/10/2008

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre - Modification MP 05-0147 MOD 2 - Determination on 30/3/2009

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre - Modification MP 05-0147 MOD 4 - Determination on 27/5/2010

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre - Modification MP 05-0147 MOD 4 - project adjustments - Determination on 27/5/2010

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre - Modification MP 05-0147 MOD 5 - on-site management of unsuitable engineering fill - Determination on 10/11/2011 

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre - Modification MP 05-0147 MOD 6 - Determination on 11/12/2012