Wednesday 23rd Sep, 2020

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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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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