Thursday 26th May, 2016
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Greens unhappy with axing of free Opal trips

Greens NSW transport spokesperson Mehreen Faruqi says recently-announced changes to the Opal ticketing scheme by the NSW Government will turn…
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Maintenance break looks to boost Hunter coal throughput

Australian Rail Track Corporation general manager Jonathan Vandervoort says the Hunter Valley coal chain will get an uptick in performance…
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Iron ore price sags as Chinese stockpiles grow

Iron ore is at risk of dipping below the US$50 per tonne mark, as growing stockpiles at Chinese ports indicate…
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NSW fare dodging drops

Transport for NSW has recorded improvements in fare compliance on the Sydney Trains and NSW Trains networks in recent months,…
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Port of Melbourne sees increase in container movements

Imports of raw plastics and clothing have helped boost April throughput at the nation’s largest container terminal. Port of Melbourne…
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Shorten commits to Metronet over PFL, Turnbull blasts spending spree

Labor will not fund the Perth Freight Link road project, and will instead provide an initial $1 billion to WA to…
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Delay in getting driving licences opens door to more sustainable travel

COMMENT: There are many important reasons why transport planners and policymakers should encourage and support a delay in car dependence, Alexa…
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V/Line train. Photo: Victorian Government

V/Line to be ‘back on track’ in June

Victoria’s regional rail operator V/Line will be back at full throttle by June 26, after unexpected wheel wear sidelined a…
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Fremantle Port privatisation in choppy waters

COMMENT: Recent loss of Nationals support is only one of a number of issues that could prevent the possible sale…
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