Tuesday 18th Feb, 2020

Contractor selected for Denny Avenue level crossing works

Downer EDI has been selected as the preferred component to deliver the entire Denny Avenue level crossing removal project, part…
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Wire-free, grassed track in Stage 2A of Canberra light rail

The extension of Canberra’s light rail will be wire free, under preliminary environmental approval from the Commonwealth government, and onboard…
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Signalling system repaired following electrical fire

The Auckland Metro network has resumed normal operations following an electrical fire last Monday morning. Todd Moyle, KiwiRail Group chief…
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New rail bridge and station opens part of $3bn investment

Trains are now running over a new rail bridge in Carrum, located in south-east Melbourne. Carrum station opened on Monday…
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First sod turned on Mt Eden site for Auckland CRL

A supplier has been chosen for the tunnel boring machine for New Zealand’s City Rail Link project, as a ground-breaking…
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Level crossing work comes to Werribee

Construction has begun on replacing the Cherry Street crossing in Werribee, Melbourne. Instead of the current level crossing, a bridge…
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Sydney Trains seeks suppliers for UPS network

Sydney Trains is searching for suppliers to replace its network of uninterruptible power systems (UPS). The 40 systems are spread…
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Adelaide tram network acquires Australia’s first Mobiturn 2

Providing turning capability in a tram depot comes with a unique set of challenges compared to that of a train…
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Using digital systems to cut project cost

If you thought that the Australian cities of Sydney and Melbourne were congested, spare a thought for the commuters of…
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New members appointed for ARA young leaders board

Four new young rail professionals have joined the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) Young Leaders Advisory Board (Y-LAB). The new members…
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Industrial action continues to affect PTV performance

Ongoing industrial dispute across the Public Transport Victoria (PTV) network has affected January performance for all three operators. It was…
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Aurizon’s revenue rises to $1.53bn

Aurizon Holdings Limited revenue has increased by $73.4 million or five per cent in the 2019/20 first-half earnings before interest…
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Making way for a new ticketing system for Canberra’s light rail

The current MyWay ticketing system will be replaced by a new and advanced ticketing system for Canberra’s public transport network….
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Australian group awarded funding for tram batteries

A consortium of Australian businesses and research institutions will investigate the production of fast charging batteries for trams. The group,…
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Weather destruction is flooding NSW network with repairs

The Blue Mountains in New South Wales has been hit with catastrophic weather in the past 48 hours, heavily disrupting…
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