Monday 18th Jun, 2018

Federal budget, tenders update, R&D highlight May-June issue

The latest edition of Rail Express magazine is now available to read in its digital, true-to-print format. Highlights of this issue…
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NSW South Coast Line to receive axle load upgrade

$40 million will be invested by the NSW government to increase the axle load limit of the South Coast rail…
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Photo: Pacific National

$60m in efficiency upgrades for Junee-Griffith rail corridor

The NSW Government will spend $60.4 million to upgrade the rail line between Griffith and Junee in an effort to…
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Fortescue to build 143km of new rail

The board of iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has approved a $1.67 billion mine and rail project, which includes…
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Light rail construction in Sydney's south-east. Photo: Transport for NSW

Another contractor upset with Sydney Light Rail

Queensland-based contractor VAC Group is reportedly challenging the NSW Government with a $4 million lawsuit over alleged issues with the…
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Photo: UoW

$7.3m training centre opened at UoW

Federal education and training minister Simon Birmingham has officially launched the University of Wollongong’s new rail training centre. ITTC Rail…
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TBM Sandy breaking through at Perth's Airport Central station site. Photo: Mark McGowan / Twitter

Perth’s TBMs reach site of future Airport station

The second tunnel boring machine working on Perth’s major Forrestfield-Airport Link project has broken through to the future site of…
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Photo: Oliver Probert

Melbourne to host UITP 2021

The International Association of Public Transport has selected Melbourne as the host city for its massive Global Public Transport Summit…
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