Wednesday 19th Dec, 2018

TasRail volumes up 10.5%

Total freight volumes for Tasmania’s state-owned rail operator TasRail rose 10.5 per cent in FY18, thanks primarily to standout growth…
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The first Australian use of asphalt in rail

Boral Australia’s National Technical Manager – Asphalt, Ryan Jansz, spoke with Rail Express about the benefits of asphalt as an…
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Australian parts, Australian jobs: Fastening systems made Down Under

Global rail fastening component supplier Pandrol says its local manufacturing not only benefits Australian jobs, but its local customers, who…
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Road header excavation under way for Metro Tunnel project

Work is ramping up on Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel Project, with the launch of the road header machine that will dig…
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Two more level crossings to go on the Belgrave/Lilydale line

Level crossings in Surrey Hills and Mont Albert in Melbourne will be removed as part of the recently re-elected Victorian…
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Geotechnical works contract awarded for Gowrie-Kagaru Inland Rail project

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has awarded a $23 million contract to Golder Associates to undertake geotechnical studies for…
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Federal government confirms support for Melbourne airport ‘Sunshine’ route

The Victorian government’s preferred route for Melbourne Airport’s rail link through the city’s western suburbs has been approved by the…
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$1.4bn contract signed for Sydney Metro rail works

Sydney Metro has awarded a contract to deliver rail and overhead infrastructure, train stabling and tunnel and underground equipment, for…
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