Tuesday 6th Dec, 2016
A GrainCorp shed at the Port of Portland. Photo: David Sexton

Grain project to boost Newcastle agri exports

GrainCorp has done a deal with the New South Wales Government to deliver a $4.7m upgrade to a major grains…
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Savings on new Waratahs to go to locally-built XPTs

NSW transport minister Andrew Costance has awarded a $1.7 billion contract to deliver 24 new 8-car trains to the Sydney…
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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Harding takes over at Aurizon

Former Rio Tinto iron ore chief executive Andrew Harding has officially taken over at Aurizon, replacing Lance Hockridge as the…
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Hitachi social innovation forum. Photo: Hitachi / Twitter

Rail a focus of Hitachi’s $1.25bn plan

Hitachi has announced it will invest heavily to accelerate collaborative creation with its Australian partners across several industries, including rail….
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Inland Rail

Chester names Chair to guide Inland Rail through Queensland

A reference group and chair have been established to help the Australian Rail Track Corporation finalise the alignment of Inland…
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Photo: Stirling Hinchliffe / Facebook

First beef train to Oakey in two decades

The first cattle train in two decades has rolled into Oakey, in Queensland’s Darling Downs region, after the state government…
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Photo: TAIC

New TAIC commissioner appointed

A new chief commissioner has been named to lead New Zealand’s Transport Accident Investigation Commission. Former chief legal advisor for…
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Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Iron ore briefly goes over US$80

Hiccups in the prices of coal and iron ore over the past 24 hours have done little to impact the…
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Aurizon worker. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

NTC releases new rail safety workers standard

The National Transport Commission has released the revised National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers, which will come…
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