Friday 30th Sep, 2016
Melbourne Tram. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Camera trial to judge Melbourne tram passenger volume

New camera technology is being tested on Melbourne’s tram network that could in the future tell passengers how many people are…
Read More

Photo: Shutterstock

Protection could have been better in 2015 fatality: Report

Insufficient protection at the bottom of a platform ramp allowed a pedestrian – who was distracted by his mobile phone – to…
Read More

Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Technology that keeps timetables on track

Traditionally, the rail industry has developed its timetables well in advance of release to the public. It’s a complicated process,…
Read More

Melbourne Metro rail tunnel. Graphic: Victorian Government

$35m added to fund on-board Metro signalling

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has added $35 million in funding to provide for on-board high capacity signalling equipment in the…
Read More

Car key. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Can public transit and ride-share companies get along?

COMMENT: To maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks, we need to know how ride-share companies will affect public transportation,…
Read More

Graphic: Queensland Department of Transport

Trad looks overseas for Cross River Rail funding

Deputy Queensland premier Jackie Trad has reportedly spoken with foreign investment agencies about potentially helping fund the $5.4 billion Cross…
Read More

Photo: ATSB

Multiple factors caused Rawlinna derailment: Safety bureau

Lightly-loaded, high profile wagons combined with an unfavourable coupling setup, and what was most likely an extreme weather event, to…
Read More

Level crossing in Melbourne. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Timeline set for Lilydale/Belgrave crossing removals

A consortium led by CPB Contractors will soon get to work removing four level crossings on the Melbourne Metro line…
Read More

Photo: Shutterstock

Work begins on Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Construction of Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel project has officially kicked off, with John Holland starting early works in the CBD this…
Read More