Saturday 23rd Jun, 2018
Photo: Victorian Government

Test trains to run on Mernda extension in July

The first test train will arrive in Mernda next month, following the installation of the final section of track in…
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Graphic: DPTI South Australia

Infrastructure SA legislation hits parliament

Legislation to set up an independent infrastructure advisory in South Australia has been introduced into the state’s parliament. New SA…
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Federal budget, tenders update, R&D highlight May-June issue

The latest edition of Rail Express magazine is now available to read in its digital, true-to-print format. Highlights of this issue…
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Rio Tinto train - Photo Rio Tinto

Rio’s AutoHaul set to be operational in 2018

Rio Tinto expects its iron ore operation’s AutoHaul autonomous rail program to be fully commissioned by the end of 2018,…
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Melbourne Tram. Photo: RailGallery

Yarra Trams vehicles to be upgraded and refurbished

Over 90% of Melbourne’s trams will be refurbished as part of a Yarra Trams programme to overhaul the reliability and…
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Rinehart makes $390m Atlas bid

Iron ore junior Atlas Iron has recommended shareholders accept a $390 million takeover bid from Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting, in…
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Photo: ARA

Community ‘planning tool’ in development for Inland Rail

A digital “strategic planning tool” providing communities information and data to help take advantage of the opportunities unleashed by the…
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Photo: Queensland Government

‘Eyesore’ Brisbane Transit Centre to be demolished for CRR

Brisbane Transit Centre will be demolished in order to make way for the Cross River Rail’s new underground Roma Street…
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First Sydney Metro train undergoing testing. Photo: Sydney Metro

NSW budget spends billions on Sydney Metro, light rail, new trains

The Berejiklian government’s 2018-19 state budget commits $14.4 billion for public transport and infrastructure, including $3 billion for the planned…
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