Friday 6th Dec, 2019

Palaszczuk joins Downer to celebrate 150 years at Maryborough

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk joined Downer employees, industry leaders and government representatives on December 6 to celebrate 150 years of…
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Enhancing delivery in the age of the mega-project

Australia’s $100 billion infrastructure spending spree is seeing more companies tackling rail projects collaboratively. Rail Express spoke with project management…
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Qube train. Photo: Qube

Victoria’s Ultima Terminal will generate millions in new exports

Victoria’s minister for ports and freight Melissa Horne officially opened a rail freight terminal in Ultima, northern Victorian, for exporting…
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Sydney CBD light rail. Artists Impression: Transport for NSW

Sydney Light Rail open date announced

Sydney’s CBD and South East Light Rail is set to open on the 14th December, NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian and…
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Four appointed to Infrastructure Australia Board

Four new members have been appointed to the Infrastructure Australia Board, the Government’s independent infrastructure adviser, the minister for infrastructure,…
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Stephen Cantwell named TasRail chair

Samantha Hogg will leave TasRail as chair and Stephen Cantwell will take over from 1 January 2020. “I would like…
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Tasmania invests $7.5 million towards a ticketing solution

Metro Tasmania has received $7.5 million from the state government to develop an integrated ticketing system for seamless travel across…
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AusRAIL: McCormack highlights rail spending, King calls for skills focus

Minister for infrastructure, transport and regional development Michael McCormack and shadow minister Catherine King have highlighted their parties’ distinct transport…
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The latest in next gen communications solutions

In the era of exponential population growth increasing congestion, railway emergency management systems and overall rail communication networks need to…
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AusRAIL: Hitachi committed to sustainability

Hitachi is a fully integrated global provider of rail solutions across rollingstock, signalling, services and turnkey projects. With a presence…
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AusRAIL: Loram outlines next steps after Aurizon deal

Rail maintenance outfit Loram tells Rail Express about its plans for the Australian market now its acquisition of Aurizon’s grinding…
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Smarter all the time: Local firm enhancing remote condition monitoring technologies

As the rail industry trends towards more efficient operating practices, MRD Rail Technologies managing director, Rob Gersbach, sees no limit…
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AusRAIL: Innovative train detection solutions

The Australian railway market has a growing demand for innovative solutions that support them in dealing with increasing requirements. These…
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AusRAIL: Boosting service intervals for traction motors

SKF tells Rail Express about how the latest methods of bearing protection, including insulating coatings, hybrid bearings and sealed bearing…
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Two reappointed to ARTC board

Deputy prime minister Michael McCormack has announced the reappointment of David Saxelby and Jennifer Seabrook to the Australian Rail Track…
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AusRAIL: New Special Activation Precint for Inland Rail route

NSW deputy premier John Barilaro has announced a newly-defined precinct in Moree will look to energise business growth around the…
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AusRAIL: Bumper year for ARA

Outgoing Australasian Railway Association CEO Danny Broad opened AusRAIL Plus 2019 on Tuesday, his last year at the helm of…
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Thales to deliver City & Southwest control and comms system

Thales will deliver the Central Control and Communication system for the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project after it was…
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