Friday 3rd Apr, 2020

ATSB releases preliminary report into Wallan train derailment

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released the preliminary report into the Wallan train derailment. Although the report does…
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Aurizon purchases bulk transport and handling business

Aurizon has acquired Townsville Bulk Storage and Handling (TBSH) to grow its capacity to shift bulk freight in North Queensland….
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Final stage of Sydney’s CBD light rail opens

The 12-kilometre Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail network is now complete and operational. Passenger services are now running…
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Final work begins to remove Toorak Road level crossing

The Toorak Road level crossing will be removed before the end of April, with a nine-day works blitz about to…
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Proportion of women in rail growing: ARA Survey

More women than ever are participating in the rail industry, survey results released today show. The Australasian Rail Association’s (ARA)…
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Freight and logistics councils streamline movement of goods

The freight industries in Western Australia and South Australia have each joined together to provide an efficient source of information…
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Going in deep

Utilising its extensive in-house expertise, Manco Rail was able to provide a unique solution to a challenging project. Meeting the…
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Measuring lateral position of rail bogie relative to the tracks

It is crucial to ensure that the health of the tracks are regularly monitored as the train can potentially derail…
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Heritage-listed tree saved at a Melbourne train station

Metro Trains has confirmed that urgent works will commence at Newmarket Station in Inner Melbourne, including saving the river red gum…
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Payments fast-tracked for NZ transport contractors

The New Zealand Government is paying transport contractors in advance to enable suppliers to retain their workforces. Phil Twyford, NZ…
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How to stay connected to clients and still make sales during the COVID-19 crisis

During a crisis such as COVID-19, the industry landscape can be changing daily. Prime Creative Media offers this complimentary resource…
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3D printing expertise called in for fight against COVID-19

The skills and expertise of the rail industry have not only been demonstrated in ensuring that the movement of people…
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Operators contend with drops in passenger numbers

As government advice has encouraged people to stay at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, passenger transport numbers have plummeted….
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Stimulus a welcome boost for rail industry

Yesterday, federal Treasurer Josh Frydenburg and Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the $130 billion wage subsidy package. The announcement goes…
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Major works continue on Cross River Rail

Throughout April, works will be progressing on the Cross River Rail project. The CBGU joint venture, made up of CPB…
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