Wednesday 24th Aug, 2016
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Closed lines to be used for tourism under Tas bill

Tasmanian infrastructure minister Rene Hidding has launched a new bill to enable non-operational rail lines to be used for things…
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Is there a dark side to 24/7 transport?

Non-stop public transport might suit the 24-hour party people, but it could have rougher consequences for others, University of Westminster…
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Beer bottles. Photo: Lloyds List Australia

South Australia to ban alcohol ads from trains

The South Australian Government will ban alcohol advertising on buses, trains and trams from 2017, in an effort to curb…
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Qube train. Photo: Qube

Qube & Brookfield complete Asicano deal

Acquisition of rail, automotive and stevedoring giant Asciano completed on Thursday/Friday last week according to a statement from one of…
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New Intercity Fleet. Artist's impression: Transport for NSW

Downer reveals hefty cost of bidding for big contracts

Engineering group Downer has revealed the cost of doing business in today’s major transport project space, reporting the cost of…
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Perth B-series train. Credit: Creative Commons / DBZ2313

WA appoints new director general of Transport

West Australian minister for transport Dean Nalder has appointed Richard Sellers as the new director general of the Department of…
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State upgrades Phalps Road crossing after July collision

Boom gates and flashing lights have been installed at the level crossing in Victoria’s west where a collision between a…
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Aurizon nets 5-year K&S Freighters deal

Aurizon will move the equivalent of 20,000 twenty-foot containers across Australia every year under a five-year deal with K&S Freighters….
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Newcastle coal infrastructure. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Hunter maintenance shutdown this week

The Australian Rail Track Corporation will deliver more than $20 million in maintenance work to the Hunter Valley network during…
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