Monday 31st Aug, 2015
Portrait of a train driver. Photo: Youtube / Titus Napirlica

VIDEO: Portrait of a train driver

Titus Napirlica’s 2012 short film is a touching profile of a Romanian passenger train driver and his love for the…
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Metro Trains Comeng EMU. Photo: Zed Fitzhume / Creative Commons

Melbourne strike still on: targets Metro Trains, not public, union says

The Rail Tram & Bus Union (RTBU) will take measures to ensure the strike planned for Friday, September 4 will…
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Overland. Public Domain

ARA urges Victoria to match SA in Overland funding

The acting chief operating officer of the Australasian Railway Association says Victoria should match South Australia’s $1 million commitment to…
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Port of Portland chief executive officer Jim Cooper. Photo: David Sexton

Portland boss high on Murray rail project

The Murray Basin Rail Project is making waves in the shipping industry, with the Port of Portland in south-western Victoria…
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Ongoing support for Hastings terminal

Proponents of a second Victorian container terminal on the Mornington Peninsula still have hope that their vision will one day…
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Wooden railway sleepers. Photo: Creative Commons / LooiNL

Trad puts Brisbane rail capacity among ‘top priorities’

Queensland will move to re-establish the ready-to-proceed status of the former Cross River Rail project, and has formally ruled out…
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The Overland at Southern Cross Station. Public Domain

SA government deal to help keep Overland open

The state government of South Australia will provide $1 million over the next three years to keep Great Southern Rail’s…
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Aeroplane. Photo: Creative Commons / Don-Vip

Badgerys rail plan is pragmatic approach: Truss

Sydney’s second airport will not have the passenger numbers to justify a rail connection from day one, but the site…
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Statue of Sir Henry Parkes. Photo: Creative Commons / Amanda Slater

Mayor excited by business interest in Inland Rail

The mayor of one of NSW’s key central towns believes a growth in interest from local and national businesses in…
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