Wednesday 6th May, 2015
Kwinana Freeway. Photo: Creative Commons / Arno Kohlem

$500m, but not a buck for rail

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has responded to WA’s calls for an increased share of GST revenue, awarding the state with…
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Arncliffe Station Photo: Abesty / Creative Commons (Inset: Artist's Impression / Transport for NSW)

Two more stations get upgraded under access scheme

NSW minister for transport Andrew Constance has launched a pair of station upgrades under the state government’s Transport Access Program….
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Queensland flooding. Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services - QFES / Facebook

Did Moreton Bay Rail project cause flooding?

The Queensland Government has commissioned an independent investigation into local residents’ concerns that flooding which hit over 100 houses in…
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ARTC brings North Coast re-opening forward

After “significant progress” repairing its heavily-damaged North Coast network in the past week, the Australian Rail Track Corporation has brought…
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Anthony Albanese, ASA

Albo rips Greens’ ‘fantasy world’ transport policy

The NSW election took place over a month ago, but it’s not too late for federal shadow transport and infrastructure…
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Hot-air balloon accident could lead to new alcohol rules for rail

A 2012 hot-air balloon accident which killed 11 people could result in new rules surrounding alcohol testing in New Zealand’s…
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V/Line train. Photo: Victorian Government

11 rail commitments in Victorian Budget

Victorian transport minister Jacinta Allan has described the state’s 2015/16 Budget as “the biggest investment in public transport in Victoria’s…
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WA grain dispute. Photo Oliver Probert / CBH / Ingram Publishing

CBH says it’s ‘backed into a corner’ by Brookfield

CBH boss Andy Crane has accused operator Brookfield of “holding a state-owned asset to ransom” as the grain handler’s rolling…
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Asset Management conference speaker Photo Gnangarra

Tackling Australia’s massive rail asset management task

The scale of the asset management task in Australia’s rail industry is enormous, and it’s essential for the industry to…
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