Monday 21st Jan, 2019

Skills gap threatens to derail Australia’s project boom

Australia’s rail industry will struggle to cope as demand for labour peaks in the middle of the next decade and…
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Transperth launches safety campaign following escalator injuries

Perth’s public transport operator Transperth ran an escalator safety campaign in December to respond to a high number of safety…
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$185m boost for Metronet

WA’s McGowan Government says the $185 million it earned for selling its share in Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) will go…
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Trains continue to engross Slow Summer viewers

Australia and New Zealand’s rail industry is receiving positive PR from a rather unexpected source: three-hour, dialogue-free documentaries featuring footage…
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Tram stopped at Southport South on the Gold Coast Light Rail. Photo: Creative Commons / David Ansen

Gold Coast mayor impressed with light rail business case

The extension of the Gold Coast’s G:link light rail network seems imminent, with local reports a business case overwhelmingly supports…
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Canberra work rolls on in new year

Light rail vehicle testing will soon advance to the Federal Highway and Northbourne Avenue, as the Canberra Metro light rail…
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Millionth contactless bank card trip taken in Sydney

More than one million trips have already been made using contactless credit or debit card payment in New South Wales,…
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Digitisation adds new dimension to track maintenance

Specialty machine supplier Plasser Australia outlines its contribution to a “new era” in track construction and maintenance. Plasser is using…
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Sydney Metro build pushes on with pair of milestones

Tunnelling has begun between Chatswood and the northern shore of Sydney Harbour, for the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project,…
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