Freight Noise Attenuation Program

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Project overview

We launched the Freight Noise Attenuation Program (FNAP) in late 2015 to minimise the impact of freight rail noise on NSW residents.

Key benefits

  • We are installing noise-reducing treatments in eligible homes and buildings. These treatments include upgraded windows, solid external doors and enhanced ventilation.

Current status

The Freight Noise Attenuation Program (FNAP), launched in late 2015, is a $50m ten-year initiative to minimise the impact of freight rail noise on NSW residents

The program started treating houses in 2016 and aims to treat 200 homes per year over the next 10 years.

Overview 

The FNAP offers noise reduction treatments to homes affected by high levels of freight rail noise along NSW Government managed rail corridors between Nowra and Newcastle, and west to Lithgow – see the FNAP rail corridor map below. 

We are installing noise-reducing treatments in eligible homes and buildings. These treatments include upgraded windows, solid external doors and enhanced ventilation.

Read the FNAP program overview (PDF, 291.88 KB) and FNAP policy (PDF, 1.09 MB).

Eligibility requirements

We are currently prioritising homes located in areas that experience the highest levels of average night noise and maximum night time noise events.

Find out whether you are eligible for this program:

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Making an application

If you have reviewed the eligibility criteria and would like to express your interest in the program, please complete a FNAP Application Form (PDF, 178.87 KB).

Email your application form to railnoise@transport.nsw.gov.au or mail it to:

Transport for NSW
Freight Noise Attenuation Program
PO Box K659
Haymarket NSW 1240

Find out more

Phone 1800 446 517
Email railnoise@transport.nsw.gov.au