Sunday 18th Nov, 2018

Two Metronet projects granted priority status by Infrastructure Australia

Two of Western Australia’s Metronet project, the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and the Yanchep Rail Extension, have been granted priority status by…
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Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service to be considered by councils

A passenger service between Hamilton and Auckland may be up and running by 2020, after Waikato Regional Transport Committee last…
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Freight rail track - stock - credit Shutterstock (8)

ACCC gives the go-ahead for Vossloh purchase of Austrak

Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, has announced that it will not oppose rail track component manufacturer Vossloh Australia’s proposed acquisition…
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Andrews promises more VLocity trains for regional lines

The Victorian Labor government has committed to ordering 54 new VLocity carriages to the value of $340 million for the…
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KiwiRail to build intermodal freight hub in Palmerston North

New Zealand rail operator KiwiRail is developing plans for an inland freight hub in the Manawatu-Whanganui region, following the government’s…
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SI-NRW hands out $800k in prefab concrete work

A Perth prefabricated concrete construction firm has been awarded roughly $800,000 in scope extensions by the joint venture building the…
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McCormack again beats down Cross River Rail questions

Brisbane’s ABC Radio has again asked a federal minister whether there will be Commonwealth funding for Cross River Rail, and…
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Airport. Photo: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

New Western Sydney Airport authority established

A new authority to guide the design and delivery of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis has been established. Federal Minister for…
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