Tuesday 18th Dec, 2018

KiwiRail providing live data for GDP tracking platform

New Zealand operator KiwiRail says real-time reporting on freight volumes and movements will inform a live economic growth tracker being…
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Broad steps down from frontbench

Andrew Broad, assistant to transport and infrastructure minister Michael McCormack, has resigned from the frontbench after a gossip magazine alleged…
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Less downtime, more flexibility: Providing a better fastening solution

Infastech Engineered Fastening says it can provide wagon manufacturers, rail track and maintenance businesses with an alternative swage locking fastening…
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Technical and commercial advisors appointed for Melbourne Airport rail

More than 100 local and international companies have registered their interest to take part in the construction of the Melbourne…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Strikes planned for Aurizon coal workers

Strike action is planned for Aurizon’s Queensland coal systems over the next 11 days, after the Rail Tram and Bus…
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Ground broken on Inland Rail

Construction has officially begun on Inland Rail, with a formal ground breaking ceremony in Parkes on Thursday, December 13. Deputy…
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Harnessing processing power to develop smarter train assembly

Terence Vu sees a future where robots can work out the best way to assemble rollingstock components. The PhD student…
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CERT looks to close skills gap with range of courses, locations

Offering courses in rail construction, rail infrastructure, operations, safety and compliance, Centre for Excellence in Rail Training aims to provide…
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No more support for cap, but COAG agrees to population framework

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has failed to win over state and territory leaders on planned cuts to Australia’s immigration levels,…
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