Friday 25th Sep, 2020

New opportunities at expanded AusRAIL Live & on Demand

AusRAIL’s move online provides new, unique opportunities to hear from some of the top rail industry executives from across the…
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WA to progress business cases for reopening three Tier 3 grain lines

The Western Australian government has committed to developing three business cases for the reopening of three Tier 3 grain lines…
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New procurement process for Inland Rail contracts

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) will speed up and de-risk the procurement process for Inland Rail in a new…
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Coal Train Photo Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

Maintenance of Hunter network a reminder of level crossing safety

Level crossings in the Hunter network are undergoing maintenance to improve safety for trains and motorists. The Australian Rail Track…
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KiwiRail shuts down Auckland’s Southern Line for four weeks of repairs

A four-week shutdown of the Southern Line between Newmarket and Penrose will allow for major upgrades of the Auckland network….
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Fibre optic network in WA rail easements takes next step forward

A project to install fibre optic cables along nearly 5,000km of rail easements has taken a major step forward to…
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Watch tunnelling reach the halfway mark on Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Tunnelling is halfway complete on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel, with two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) reaching significant milestones. On Saturday,…
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App improves track access safety protocols

Metro Trains Melbourne has released a new app to more safely and effectively manage track access. The Work on Track…
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Wellington to investigate Snapper smart card on trains

Wellington will investigate allowing rail commuters to use Snapper cards to pay for their journeys. Currently, passengers using trains in…
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Preferred proponent announced for Morley-Ellenbrook line construction

The Western Australian government has selected the preferred proponent for the design and construction the Morley-Ellenbrook line. Led by Lain…
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Services to increase on extended Tonsley Line

Services on the Tonsley Line in Adelaide will be increased once the Flinders Link is completed, expected in December 2020….
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Preparing for the growth ahead: Finding a new generation of rail workers

CEO of the ARA Caroline Wilkie writes that a generation of young people looking for opportunities have the talents to…
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National Infrastructure Summit speakers and agenda announced

As Australia looks to invest in infrastructure as a way to build the country’s economy out of the COVID-19 crisis,…
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Warrnambool Line upgrades

Warrnambool line track and signalling upgrades commence

Signalling and track infrastructure upgrades on the Warrnambool Line have begun. The jointly funded, state and federal project aims to…
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Contractor selected for Shepparton Line Stage 2 upgrades

The Victorian government has announced the successful contractor for Stage 2 of the Shepparton Line Upgrade. A Coleman Rail and…
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