Friday 22nd May, 2015
Port of Fremantle - Photo Fremantle Ports

Mayor fears Freo port sale could be bad for rail

Fremantle mayor Brad Pettitt is concerned the sale of the port to a profit-focused, private operator will lock the city…
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Level crossing Victoria - Photo: Creative Commons

Friday is Walk Safe to School Day

The TrackSAFE Foundation is encouraging primary school children to take extra care when heading to school on Friday for national…
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Ardlethan siding. Photo Creative Commons / Mattinbgn

Two rail sidings named for upgrade

NSW roads, maritime and freight minister Duncan Gay has announced the first two projects which will receive funding under a…
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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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