Thursday 14th Nov, 2019

Infrastructure spending levels across Australia revealed

NSW is leading Australia in public infrastructure investment, according to the 2019 Australian Infrastructure Budget Monitor, released last week by…
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Victorian sky rail construction requires demolition of historic signal boxes

Two early 20th-century signal boxes are set to be demolished as part of construction for a 2.5-kilometre elevated rail line…
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Operator chosen for SA on-demand trial

A pair of on-demand transport trials will go ahead in South Australia after the Marshall Government selected one of eight…
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Solving lighting challenges for remote site operators

Sonaray speaks with Rail Express about finding efficient solutions for lighting challenges in remote locations.   Access to cheap and…
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Calls increase for Sydney to Canberra high-speed train

Pressure is increasing on the federal government to commit to a Sydney to Canberra high-speed train, with Stockland’s Mark Steinert…
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‘Smart dryer’ pushing the boundaries of efficiency

IMI Precision Engineering is using condition monitoring to improve the efficiency of its drying system for compressed air on rollingstock….
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Contract awarded for bridge over Rio railway

The WA government will spend $23 million to build a road bridge over the rail line Rio Tinto plans to…
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Bridge to replace level crossing in Werribee

A new road bridge will replace a level crossing in Werribee, as part of Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Project. Major…
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Hybrid plan for Regional Rail Fleet

New South Wales’ new Regional Rail Fleet will be built with bi-mode technology to allow both diesel and electric operation,…
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Elevated rail to remove four Preston crossings

Early works will begin next year towards the removal of four level crossings and construction of two new stations in…
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Transport reforms too slow, commission says

The Productivity Commission says reform in road, rail, air and marine transport has been “disappointingly slow,” and has failed to…
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Road to rail becoming reality at Moorebank Logistics Park

Qube Managing Director Maurice James tells Rail Express about the flagship project at Moorebank Logistics Park, what’s next for the…
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Partnering to create a safe, efficient and effective rail industry: The RISSB story

RISSB October 23, 2019 In this exclusive message, the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board outlines its purpose, its approach,…
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CRRC focuses on cutting-edge technology to develop freight wagon range

Rail Express speaks with CRRC about the latest developments from its cutting-edge freight wagon supply business headquartered in Qiqihar, in…
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Container ships at East Swanson Dock, Patrick terminal. Photo: David Sexton

Infrastructure charges at ports to continue increasing

The container stevedoring industry has imposed higher infrastructure charges on trucks and rail operators at ports within the last year,…
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