Freight Rail, Major Projects & Infrastructure

Keeping more of Melbourne’s freight moving

Major works are under way to move more freight by rail from Melbourne’s west to the Port of Melbourne.

Systems almost go for Sydenham Station

Sydenham Station in Sydney’s north-west is one step closer to being ready for metro services, with a new station entrance …

New freight body for NSW

Fifteen members have been appointed to the new NSW Freight Transport Advisory Council (FTAC), to be chaired by Duncan Gay.

Comfort and convenience for NSW regional rail

The NSW Government is replacing the ageing NSW regional rail fleet of XPTs, XPLORERs and Endeavours with 29 safer, comfortable …
Tram stopped at Southport South on the Gold Coast Light Rail. Photo: Creative Commons / David Ansen

RTBU calls for Gold Coast light rail support

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to guarantee that a Coalition Government will …

Recruits sought for Victoria’s Big Build

Victoria’s Big Build is hiring. To help more Victorians get into work, the Andrews Labor Government is delivering 300 new …

Feedback helps state of the Union

Designs for Melbourne’s new Union Station and the station precinct have been finalised using the thousands of pieces of community …

Funding fillip for recycled waste sleeper production

The Victorian Government is investing in innovative ways to use recycled materials, with discarded and used plastics being turned into …

Yarra Trams serve coffee for a cause

For Change Co has partnered with Yarra Trams to open a new social enterprise cafe aimed at tackling youth homelessness …

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Ringwood concept designs released

  Early concept designs have been released ahead of level crossing removals in Ringwood and Ringwood East in Melbourne.

Election candidates urged to pledge to better transport

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is asking all candidates in the Federal election to sign a pledge showing their …

$3 million for upgrades to Australind Line

The Western Australian Government has allocated $3 million to upgrade and improve safety at 11 railway crossings along the Australind …

Glenroy Station open to passengers

Melbourne’s new Glenroy Station opened to passengers on Friday evening, as part of a construction blitz to remove the dangerous …

CRL station names reflect past and future

  New Zealand’s City Rail Link, in partnership with Auckland Transport, has announced details of the proposed te reo Māori …