Saturday 1st Oct, 2016
Melbourne Tram. Photo:

Camera trial to judge Melbourne tram passenger volume

New camera technology is being tested on Melbourne’s tram network that could in the future tell passengers how many people are…
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Protection could have been better in 2015 fatality: Report

Insufficient protection at the bottom of a platform ramp allowed a pedestrian – who was distracted by his mobile phone – to…
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Technology that keeps timetables on track

Traditionally, the rail industry has developed its timetables well in advance of release to the public. It’s a complicated process,…
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Melbourne Metro rail tunnel. Graphic: Victorian Government

$35m added to fund on-board Metro signalling

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has added $35 million in funding to provide for on-board high capacity signalling equipment in the…
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Can public transit and ride-share companies get along?

COMMENT: To maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks, we need to know how ride-share companies will affect public transportation,…
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Graphic: Queensland Department of Transport

Trad looks overseas for Cross River Rail funding

Deputy Queensland premier Jackie Trad has reportedly spoken with foreign investment agencies about potentially helping fund the $5.4 billion Cross…
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Multiple factors caused Rawlinna derailment: Safety bureau

Lightly-loaded, high profile wagons combined with an unfavourable coupling setup, and what was most likely an extreme weather event, to…
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Timeline set for Lilydale/Belgrave crossing removals

A consortium led by CPB Contractors will soon get to work removing four level crossings on the Melbourne Metro line…
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Work begins on Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Construction of Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel project has officially kicked off, with John Holland starting early works in the CBD this…
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