Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
ARA chief executive Danny Broad at AusRAIL 2016. Photo: Informa Australia

ARA names Next Generation Scholarship winners

The Australasian Railway Association has announced the six rail graduates who have won AusRAIL 2017 Next Generation Scholarships. ARA boss…
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Photo: TasRail

Requests for tender for bridge and culvert works on Tasmanian network

Two requests for tender have been released by TasRail for the repair and replacement of bridges and culverts across the…
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First train arrives in Christchurch after Kaikoura quake. Photo: Kiwirail / Facebook

First freight trains on Main North Line since earthquake

Freight trains have started servicing New Zealand’s Main North Line for the first time since last year’s devastating earthquake, with…
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Palaszczuk at Downer's Maryborough workshop. Photo: Facebook / Annastacia Palaszczuk MP

Palaszczuk spruiks Downer’s recent Maryborough success

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has visited Downer’s workshops at Maryborough, and discussed its $70 million in projects, including rollingstock overhauls…
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Tram leaving Broadwater Parklands on the Gold Coast Light Rail

Testing begins on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Testing of the new trams for Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail are now underway, with the first…
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Australian National CL class locomotive east of Kalgoorlie on the Trans-Australian Railway in 1987. Photo: Creative Commons / Bahnfrend

2017 a milestone year for rail, good and not so

COMMENT: 2017 is a big year for rail anniversaries in Australia, some important, some not so important, some to celebrate…
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Main North Line on South Island of New Zealand. Photo: Creative Commons / Matthew25187

First freight trains to run on Main North Line next week

The New Zealand train operator KiwiRail has announced that the first freight services on the Main North Line are to…
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Artist's Impression: Level Crossing Removal Authority

Altona Loop duplication, crossing removal works begin

Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Authority has officially kicked off construction on the Kororoit Creek Road level crossing removal, and the…
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