Monday 18th Jun, 2018
WA Premier Mark McGowan and transport minister Rita Saffioti. Photo: Rita Saffioti / Facebook

Pair of tenders for Byford Rail Extension

Early tenders have been released for an 8-kilometre extension to Perth’s Armadale Line, as part of the McGowan Government’s Metronet…
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Proposed Exhibition station on Cross River Rail. Artist's Impression: Cross River Rail Authority

Cross River Rail to open up apprentice opportunities

Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project is to generate 450 new apprenticeships and traineeships over the course of its construction, with…
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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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Photo: Downer EDI

BHP approves $4.5bn Pilbara expansion

The board of mining giant BHP has approved the $4.49 billion development of its South Flank project in Western Australia’s…
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Aurizon applicants likely had personal data stolen

Rail operator Aurizon says people who have used its online careers portal since 2009 may have had their personal data…
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Opal Card Paywave

Opal card fares to increase with inflation in July

Opal card travel fares will go up by 2.2% next month in line with inflation, deciding against implementing the higher…
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Photo: Auckland Transport

Big fines for Auckland fare evaders

Those who try to evade paying fares on Auckland’s public transport system may be looking at coughing up fines of…
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Mock-up HCMT train. Photo: Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victorian Government

New high capacity trains being assembled in Melbourne

The assembly process is underway on Melbourne’s new high capacity metro trains (HCMTs) in Newport in the city’s west, with…
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Grain. Photo: Shutterstock

Farmer confidence drops as drought grips

Rabobank says heightened concerns over drought conditions have driven farmer confidence to a five-year low, with 75% of farmers now…
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