Tuesday 23rd Jul, 2019
Chinese high speed train. Photo: Bombardier

Proven track drainage solution ideal for Australia’s fast rail developments

The emerging fast rail sector in Australia could benefit from proven European technology. German firm Fraenkische says its RailPipe drainage…
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Tunnelling halfway done on Sydney Metro’s next stage

Tunnelling is now about 50 per cent complete on the next stage of Sydney Metro, after a boring machine broke…
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Steel sleeper system trialled on Goldfields freight line

Arc Infrastructure has trialled a new style of sleeper on a freight line running from Leonora to Kalgoorlie in the…
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Graphic: CRL

CRL stations nominated for global design award

Auckland’s City Rail Link project is up for a prestigious global award. CRL in July was announced as a finalist…
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‘Dysfunctional’ EPC contracts a threat to infrastructure boom

A partner from one of Australia’s major advisory firms says the ‘dysfunctional’ engineering, procurement and construction model is driving cost…
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New South Wales pushes on with rail automation

Rail Express speaks with experts from Alstom about the signalling revolution underway in New South Wales, and how modern technology…
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Thales increasing local footprint with Transport Competence Centre

Multinational technology provider Thales is intensifying its focus on the rail market in Australia and New Zealand, with plans to…
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Monopiling used for Reservoir bridge build

Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Project team says it’s the first to use an innovative ‘monopiling’ technique to lay foundations for…
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