Saturday 24th Jun, 2017
Peter Reidy CEO of KiwiRail. Photo: Brendon O'Hagan

Reidy hopes NZ can follow Australia’s lead on rail

KiwiRail boss Peter Reidy says the Australasian Railway Association’s upcoming New Zealand Rail Conference can help translate some of rail’s…
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Graphic: Adani

Labor climate spokesperson: Carmichael ‘not positive for Australia’

Shadow climate change minister Mark Butler has further muddied Labor’s support for Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine and rail project…
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Proposed Exhibition station on Cross River Rail. Artist's Impression: Cross River Rail Authority

Industry on board for Cross River Rail, says Palaszczuk

The Queensland government has called on industry support for its Cross River Rail project, with premier Annastacia Palaszczuk saying that…
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Newcastle coal terminal. Photo: Chris Mackey / Southern Cross Maritime

Rio tabs Yancoal as favourite for Hunter mines

Rio Tinto has shrugged off a bid from Glencore for its coal mines in the Hunter Region, saying a renewed…
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Steel rails leaving Arrium facility at Whyalla. Photo: Arrium

Korean bidder favourite for Arrium

A Korean consortium led by Newlake Alliance Management and JB Asset Management is the preferred bidder to acquire troubled steel…
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Rail track. Photo: Shutterstock

Freight derailment could have been prevented, report says  

The derailment of a KiwiRail freight train in 2013 could have been avoided if the required brake test had been…
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Artist's impression: Auckland Transport

Downer awarded contract for Pukekohe station upgrade

After a competitive tender process, the leading transport infrastructure developer Downer has been awarded the contract to deliver station upgrades…
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Photo: Level Crossing Removal Authority

Mernda Rail Project funds archaeological dig

An archaeological dig attempting to uncover one of Victoria’s oldest buildings constructed outside of Melbourne is underway at Plenty Gorge…
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Ballarat Line. Photo: Marcus Wong / Creative Commons

Five named to Ballarat upgrade shortlist

Five firms have been named by the Andrews Government to deliver Labor’s $518 million upgrade to the Ballarat Line. Public…
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