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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repairs

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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Parkville

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

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

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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generation

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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infrastructure

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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