Wednesday 17th Oct, 2018

Design works approved for new North East line VLocity fleet

The Victorian government has conditionally approved the scope of works for new VLocity trains for the North East Line, upgrade…
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Railway digitalisation: Answering Australia’s congestion challenge

Australia, already one of the most urbanised countries in the developed world, must find a way to deal with ongoing…
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Innovation Hub, swathe of new exhibitors highlight AusRAIL 2018

The exhibition hall at AusRAIL 2018 will be packed with big names and fresh faces, and leaders at the cutting…
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Heat may have masked defects prior to 2015 derailment

Hot temperatures during ultrasonic testing may have masked defects in a rail which later broke, leading to the derailment of…
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Federal Labor promises $300 million for Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop

The federal Labor opposition has promised to provide $300 million in funding for the Victorian government’s proposed $50 billion Suburban…
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Federal funding for North East Line approved

The federal government will provide $235 million in funding for Victoria’s North East Rail Line project, following formal approvals. The…
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Linfox railed containers. Photo: Linfox

Aurizon sells Queensland Intermodal to Linfox; ACCC won’t oppose

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not block the sale of Aurizon’s Queensland Intermodal business to logistics firm…
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Surveying contract awarded, major construction shortlisted for Avon River rail bridge

Planning works for the new Avon River rail bridge have entered into their next phase, with the Victorian government this…
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Aurizon freight train. Photo: Aurizon

Freight supply chain strategy central to congestion-busting: Logistics Council

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has said that freight and supply chain planning needs to be addressed in the development…
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