Monday 24th Feb, 2020
WA grain dispute. Photo Oliver Probert / CBH / Ingram Publishing

CBH says it’s ‘backed into a corner’ by Brookfield

CBH boss Andy Crane has accused operator Brookfield of “holding a state-owned asset to ransom” as the grain handler’s rolling…
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Asset Management conference speaker Photo Gnangarra

Tackling Australia’s massive rail asset management task

The scale of the asset management task in Australia’s rail industry is enormous, and it’s essential for the industry to…
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ARTC confirms: North Coast closed to at least May 17

49 sites on the Australian Rail Track Corporation’s North Coast interstate network in NSW require repair work of some kind…
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Whyalla Derailment - Photo: ATSB

Maintenance shortcuts led to derailment: ATSB

  An inadequate rail joint likely led to a South Australian derailment last July, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has…
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Hunter coal network to open Wednesday afternoon

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has announced that the Hunter Valley coal rail network, which was closed by severe weather…
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Coal Train Photo Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

Hunter Valley network on track; North Coast remains closed

The Australian Rail Track Corporation is still unable to operate serviced beyond Maitland, but main line operations for local passenger…
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Melbourne Tram

PTV chair steps down

Public Transport Victoria chairman Ian Dobbs has told premier Daniel Andrews he will not be returning to his post at…
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rail damage - Transport NSW

Hunter network to remain closed; North Coast significantly damaged

After it originally thought it could re-open its Hunter Valley network as early as Thursday afternoon, the Australian Rail Track…
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