Friday 22nd Sep, 2017

Federal government seeks project proposals for speeding-up rail services

The federal government has issued its call for the development of business cases that will create faster rail services on…
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Inland Rail

Inland Rail field studies begin in Queensland

A number of field studies towards the Environmental Impact Statements for the Gowrie to Kagaru sections of Inland Rail are…
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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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Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Aurizon runs first distributed power service from Mt Arthur

Greater efficiency and longer trains are on the horizon for Aurizon in the Hunter Valley, after the Queensland-based operator ran…
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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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Sydney Metro station at Bankstown. Graphic: Transport for NSW

EIS released for Bankstown Line’s Metro upgrade

Concept designs for major station upgrades on the Bankstown Line have been released by the NSW government, with expectations that…
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Transport accessibility committee gets two-year extension

The Victorian government has extended the Public Transport Access Committee (PTAC) for another two years, providing advice on major infrastructure…
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