Tuesday 13th Oct, 2015
Spirit of the Outback. Photo: Youtube / Queensland Rail

QR wooing customers to Spirit of the Outback

Queensland Rail is offering a two-for-one ticket for the recently upgraded Spirit of the Outback rail service to encourage people…
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NZ transport minister Simon Bridges. Photo: NZ Government

New laws to extend Auckland ticket inspector powers

New Zealand minister for transport Simon Bridges says new laws will clamp down on public transport users who deliberately avoid…
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Woolworths supermarket. Photo: Creative Commons

Aurizon wins top Woolworths gong

Supermarkets giant Woolworths has recognised Aurizon as the carrier of the year at its annual customer awards. Aurizon has been…
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Turnbull. Photo: Veni Markovski / Creative Commons

Turnbull looking for innovative funding models

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is exploring the idea of innovative funding models for transport projects, designed to capture value from…
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Ribbon cutting at Aurizon's Hexham Train Support Facility. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon opens $180 million Hexham Train Support Facility

Queensland-based operator Aurizon has officially opened its new $180 million Hexham Train Support Facility in the Hunter Valley. The Hexham…
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Sydney Train

Sydney Trains achieves international procurement standard

Transport for NSW subsidiary Sydney Trains has become the first organisation in Australasia to achieve a Silver level Corporate Certification…
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Ken Keith, Parkes mayor, at Rail Freight Conference, 2015. Photo: David Sexton

Parkes mayor: Inland Rail crucial to intermodal success

Parkes Shire mayor Ken Keith has told how the shift towards intermodal hubs can benefit both containerised and agricultural freight….
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Tram stopped at Southport South on the Gold Coast Light Rail. Photo: Creative Commons / David Ansen

Turnbull approves Gold Coast light rail funding

The Commonwealth Government has committed to funding the second stage of the Gold Coast Light Rail line. Prime Minister Malcolm…
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Tram leaving Broadwater Parklands on the Gold Coast Light Rail

The light rail genie is out of the bottle, but how many cities will get their wish?

The Turnbull government seems to have lifted Abbott’s moratorium on rail funding, but giving light rail to every city that…
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