Thursday 21st May, 2015
Viterra port infrastructure photo Viterra

Viterra to move off rail in Mallee region

Grain handler Viterra will discontinue the use of G&W trains in the Mallee region of South Australia later this year,…
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W-Class Tram. Photo: Yarra Trams

Third historic tram restored

Five key steps have gone into the restoration of a third W-Class tram, which was put back into service to…
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Sydney CBD light rail. Artists Impression: Transport for NSW

Sydney light rail is a wasted $2bn, says former treasurer

Former NSW treasurer Michael Egan has labelled the Sydney CBD light rail development a catastrophe waiting to happen, at an…
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DP World West Swanson Dock, Port of Melbourne. Photo: David Sexton

DP World implements direct rail service to Melbourne dock

Container stevedore DP World says its Melbourne terminal is the first to deliver a true on-dock rail service, with direct…
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Kwinana Freeway. Photo: Creative Commons / Arno Kohlem

A solution for rail: Listen to Tony Abbott

OPINION: State governments need to get serious about dealing with Tony Abbott’s infrastructure ideology, and stop funding roads. In early…
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Two fortescue locos - Photo FMG

Twiggy labels rivals ‘hysterical’ as Abbott flips script

Tony Abbott has backpedalled over his support for an iron ore inquiry after Rio and BHP denounced the idea, leading…
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Aurizon, Lance Hockridge - Photo Aurizon

How Aurizon will hit its ambitious workforce goal

Aurizon boss Lance Hockridge has delivered an impassioned address at the AHRI Diversity & Inclusion Conference, detailing the steps the…
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Tram Ride - Photo: YouTube / Schony747

Video: Driver’s view of a typical Sunday tram trip

Got a spare hour? Enjoy a typical Sunday tram ride on Melbourne’s Route 96 from a driver’s perspective. YouTube user Schony747 uploaded the…
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Lac megantic day of accident. Photo Creative Commons Sûreté du Québec

The Lac-Mégantic rail accident: When railway safety is taken for granted

Director of Investigations for the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada, Kirby Jang, recently reviewed the catastrophic Lac-Mégantic rail accident,…
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